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Aviation Exploration

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Current Grades 6 - 8
Young Eagles (EAA) and Southern Maine Aviation, partner with local pilot Laura Butterworth to encourage young people to develop an interest in aviation and flying. The first day Laura will pick participants up at the Youth Center Parking Lot, Park St. and bring them to Sanford Airport where they will learn about airplanes, mechanics and spend time in a flight simulator. Laura will then return participants to Park St. for parent pickup. The next day they will travel on their own to Sanford Aviation where (weather permitting) they will fly over southern Maine with the Young Eagles. Min: 6 Max: 12

Friday, September 13 (Airport Exploration)        
Saturday, September 14 (Flight Day)
WHERE: Sanford Airport
September 13: 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
September 14: Meet at Sanford Aviation at Sanford Airport with parent/guardian with completed registration form between 9 & 11:00 am for flight
COST: $52/participant; Includes transportation on May 10, a flight sponsored by Young Eagles, a flight certificate signed by the pilot & log book with ground school coupon from Sporty’s Flight School (value $200)

An additional registration and waiver form is required for this program and can be picked up at the Kennebunk Parks and Recreation Department's Office.

This is a contractual program

* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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