Coming soon to your EAA Chapter #729, an FAA Certified, RedBird TD basic aircraft training device (aka flight simulator). Our grant was approved, funds received, formal quote in hand from RedBird!!! We will be pulling a team together to help prepare the office space, draft policies and procedures, a scheduling process, simulator and flight training training materials. If you would like to be a part of this exciting project please contact one of your board members. This is going to be a tremendous tool for our youth and private pilot students, helping get rusty pilots back in the air, and See More
Most afterschool work sessions start off with a review of aircraft systems. In addition to teardown and rebuild of a Continental C85, the team did an oil analysis on the Taylorcraft. High school youth, learning to cut open an oil filter, discovering old starter metal shavings, and installing a new starter….a priceless experience. This IS the “Spirit of Aviation” in action.