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August 8 - August 11

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 a plane, learn about specific aircraft in the museum collection, and a variety of other aviation topics. 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.

CRN# 60340 August 8 – August 11 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. CFP 337-01 Tuesday–Friday Fee: $200

Instructor: Empire State Aerosciences Museum

This course will be taught at the Empire State Aerosciences Museum, located at 250 Rudy Chase Dr., Glenville, NY 12302.

ESAM conducts this program with Schenectady County Community College. To register, contact SCC at:

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