Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Aviation Field Trip

This program was set up for school students, but they are scheduling a special time for Red River Christian Homeschoolers on Friday the 8th at 3:00 p.m. You MUST R.S.V.P. if you wish to attend!
**It states that it is for ages 8 and up. No younger children will be allowed to participate.
You do not want to miss this great opportunity to learn about aviation first hand and see some really cool airplanes. There will also be an opportunity to actually participate in an actual flight. The Texas Chapter Antique Airplane Association will be holding their 48th annual “Fly-In” at the Gainesville Municipal Airport again this year on October 8-9, 2010 and YOU ARE INVITED to attend.

Field trips for Gainesville Students to attend the "Aviation Education 101" forums.

- The forums will be conducted after 2:00 PM and 3:15 PM on Friday the 8th at the airport.

- There will be space and pilot instructors for several groups of 6-8 student each.

- The forums will be limited to the first 50 students total.

Airplane rides, under the auspices of the EAA "Young Eagles" program and will be conducted from the Gainesville airport terminal building. The FLIGHTS will begin around 3:00 PM on Saturday afternoon the 9th (weather permitting). Students desiring to participate in this program must arrive in time to sign-up and attend a PRE-FLIGHT briefing (suggest by 2:30 pm). There is no charge for these flights. HOWEVER, there are a limited number of flights, so it's a first come - first serve scenario. Middle school age & older.

To R.S.V.P. call Stan Price 817-488-8623 or

*When you RSVP, please tell him if you would like the 2:00 or 3:15 session, as well as how many children will be attending and their ages. They have room for 50 kids per session.

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