Double Eagle Aviation Academy (DEAA)

Apply Now for DEAA 2019!   Hold the date:  June 10 – 14, 2019  

Our 6th Double Eagle Aviation Academy (DEAA) offers another fun and challenging week at the airport!  DEAA is for students ages 14 – 17, to explore a future in aviation.

Download the application:     DEAA Application – docx file            DEAA Application – pdf file

Double Eagle Aviation AcademyStudents learn to read weather reports, how to control pitch, roll, and yaw, the importance of balancing weight in the plane, to interpret the instrument “Six Pack”, how aluminum structures are designed to be strong, the legs of a traffic pattern and how to communicate at non-towered and towered airports. They rivet and roll aluminum to make part of an aileron, conduct an aircraft pre-flight inspection, visit a control tower, and plan a flight.

Questions?  Let us know.  Contact us at chapter@eaa179.org 

DEAA 2017 – A week to remember!

KUDOS to the over 50 volunteers from the area pilot community who annually share their time, aircraft, enthusiasm, experience, and advice with DEAA students!  

Thanks to our over 50 volunteers and generous DEAA 2017 sponsors!    Aspen Avionics, Van’s AircraftDavid Clark, Aircraft Spruce, Bode Aviation, NMDOT Aviation Division, The City of Albuquerque,  Best Buy (Eubank), Costco (Coors Bypass), Hobby Proz, Smiths (Golf Course Rd) and several individual EAA179 members and friends who donated student tuition.