A day full of activities for adults and children is planned, including free “Young Eagle Rides” for kids 8 to 17 years old, a candy drop for kids, R/C aircraft and model rocket displays, flight competitions, and lots more. There will be fun for everyone. (See the flyer below for more details about the day’s events.)
Admission to the event is only $5 for adults, and children 17 and younger get in free.
The fly-in will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2019. Airport gates are open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
In the morning, a pancake breakfast will be available to purchase from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
The Young Eagle Flight registration is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the actual flights will go from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (So be sure to register before 1 p.m.!) Candy drops are scheduled for 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Lunch will be available onsite for purchase between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.
To register for the FREE Young Eagle rides, your best bet is to show up early to make sure your child gets a spot. For more information, call the airport at (316) 284-6084. The event is sponsored by Wichita EAA, Chapter 88.
Date: Saturday, September 28, 2019
Time: 08:00 am – 04:00 pm
Location: Colonel James Jabara Airport, Wichita, KS: 3512 N. Webb Rd.
Cost: $5 adults; kids 17 and younger are free
For more information or changes to the event, visit the event Facebook page.