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Air Academy Basic School

Air Academy Basic Camp

Ages 14 – 15

Session 1: July 7 - 12, 2014
Session 2: July 14 - 19, 2014

Fee: $1,005.00

The EAA Basic Air Academy is the next exciting step through the world of aviation. Each "hands-on" activity is developed for the intermediate 14 and 15 year olds during a classroom and media presentation, specialized laboratory activities and aviation-related demonstrations.

Primary Activities
Activities at the EAA Basic Air Academy are designed to interest and challenge 14 and 15 year olds and include such activities as:

Airplane Wing Construction

    • Learn the intricacies of a fabricated wing by building an ACRO-Sport Wing Rib.


    • Build and fly a simple balsa glider

    • Build and fly a rubber powered model


    • Learn how model rockets are flown and controlled

    • Build and fly a model rocket

    • Launch, record data and recover model rockets

Ground School

    • Learn the basics of flight through an interactive computer simulator ground school. Fly designed missions or create and fly your own mission.

Learn about aviation history and flight

    • Tour the EAA AirVenture Museum

    • Visit Pioneer Airport

    • Build aircraft components

    • Experience the thrill of flight in both an airplane and helicopter

Where will you stay while at the Academy?

For more information on EAA's Air Academy programs, contact:

EAA Air Academy
P.O. Box 3086
Oshkosh, WI 54903-3086
1.888.EAA.EAA9 (1.888.322.3229)
Fax: 920-426-6865


Need financial assistance?

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