Ages 14 – 15
Session 1: July 7 - 12, 2014
Session 2: July 14 - 19, 2014
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.
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
• 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
• 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