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Tue, Aug 23


Empire State Aerosciences Museum

Becoming a Young Aviator

August 23-26 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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Becoming a Young Aviator
Becoming a Young Aviator

Time & Location

Aug 23, 2022, 8:30 AM – Aug 26, 2022, 12:00 PM

Empire State Aerosciences Museum, 250 Rudy Chase Dr, Glenville, NY 12302, USA

About the event

Students,  ages 10-17, will spend the week at the Empire State Aerosciences  Museum, located at the Schenectady County Airport in Glenville, learning  about aviation and what real pilots do on the ground and in the air.   In this hands-on class, students will learn about the history of  aviation and aircraft design, the forces of flight – how airplanes fly  (thrust, lift, drag and flight control), learn about the different parts  of an airplane and learn about how helicopters fly.  Students will also  have an opportunity to interact with guest speakers and have a guided  tour of the museum's incredible exhibits and airpark, which features  more than 20 historic military aircraft. Students will be able to get  into the cockpits of some of these legendary fighter and attack  aircraft. Students will also have the opportunity to work with the  Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 602 to become Junior EAA  members, which includes a half-hour flight in an airplane.


The cost is $175.

For questions, call Maria Kotary at 518-595-1101 x 4.

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