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Pilot Recognition

Pilot Recognition

First Flight: After their first Young Eagles flight the pilot receives a letter of thanks including a Young Eagles Logo Patch and Flight Leader Rocker and a 5 pack of supplies. 

10 Missions: The pilot receives a letter of thanks and a tan Young Eagles cap courtesy of Sporty’s.                

25 Missions: The pilot receives a letter of thanks along with a Young Eagles portfolio including additional supplies.

50 Missions: The pilot receives a letter of thanks with a 50 mission patch and a Young Eagles flight leader cap.

100 Missions: The pilot receives a letter of thanks and certificate of appreciation with a 100 mission rocker and an order form for a Young Eagles golf shirt. A press release is sent to the local media.

200 Missions: The pilot receives a letter of thanks with a 200 mission rocker, a certificate of appreciation and an offer to replace their flight leader cap or 200 mission shirt. A press release is sent to the local media.

300 Missions: The pilot receives a letter of thanks with a 300 mission rocker, an offer to replace their flight leader cap or 300 Mission shirt, certification of appreciation along with a Young Eagles jacket. A press release is sent to the local media.

400 Missions: The pilot receives a letter of thanks with a 400 mission rocker, certificate of appreciation and an offer to replace their flight leader cap or 400 mission shirt. A press release is sent to the local media.

500 Missions: The pilot receives a letter of thanks with a 500 Mission rocker and a plaque with their name on a removable 500 mission bar. A press release is sent to the local media.

600 Missions and higher: The pilots receive a letter of thanks at each 100 mission milestone with the offer for a new cap and/or shirt. A brass bar is included to update their plaque. A press release is sent to the local media.

700 Missions: The pilots receive a letter of thanks, offer for a shirt and cap and an offer for a flight jacket. Brass bar to update plaque.

1,000 Missions: The pilots receive a letter of thanks, 1,000 mission rocker and updates on shirt & cap. An offer for a special Young Eagles leather jacket. Brass bar included to update plaque. A press release is sent to local media.

2,000 Missions: The pilots receive a letter of thanks, 2,000 mission rocker and any updates on shirt & cap. Lightspeed Zulu headset will also be sent. Brass bar included to update plaque. A press release is sent to local media.

Annual Recognition: Pilots who fly 10 or more Young Eagles during a calendar year will receive a special lapel pin and will be recognized on the Young Eagles website.


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