Tue, Aug 23|
Empire State Aerosciences Museum
Becoming a Young Aviator
August 23-26 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
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
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.
To register, go to: https://sunysccc.edu/About-Us/Workforce-Development-and-Community-Education/WFD-CE-Course-Registration/WFD-CE-Course-Registration-Form.html (REGISTER NOW - CLASSES FILL UP QUICKLY)
The cost is $175.
For questions, call Maria Kotary at 518-595-1101 x 4.