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Grand Prairie Airport Event Features Free Airplane Rides for Youth
Posted Date: 9/11/2013 11:45 AM
NEWS RELEASE September 11, 2013

CONTACT: Michelle Daniel, 817-718-6995, mpdaniel@prodigy.net


Grand Prairie Airport Event Features Free Airplane Rides for Youth


GRAND PRAIRIE – A Young Eagles Rally, sponsored by the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), will take place Saturday, Sept. 14, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Grand Prairie Municipal Airport, 3116 S. Great Southwest Parkway.

This free event allows youth, ages 8-17, to accompany pilots on 20-minute flight in a general aviation airplane. Fifteen aircraft will be at the event, including a Cessna, Bonanza, Mooney, Piper, and RV. Pilots from the Allied Pilots Union will participate in a career talk and American Eurocopter helicopters will be available for viewing.
An estimated 100 children are signed up to fly in the event. The public is welcome to come to the airport to watch. For more information, call Michelle Daniel, 817-718-6995 or email her at mpdaniel@prodigy.net.

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