Double Eagle Aviation Academy (DEAA)

EAA Chapter 179 Presents
Double Eagle Aviation Academy 2024
June 3 – 7, 2024 at Double Eagle II Airport
Participants are invited for a Young Eagles flight June 8th
 Now Accepting Applications!  Download Application

Our 10th Double Eagle Aviation Academy (DEAA) offers another fun and challenging week at the airport!  Students ages 14 – 17 will explore a future in aviation. Students will learn about many facets of flying and airplanes:Download DEAA 2024 Poster

  • learn about career opportunities in aviation from professionals
  • learn and practice reading weather reports
  • learn how to control pitch, roll, and yaw
  • learn the importance of balancing weight in the plane
  • learn and practice interpreting the instrument “Six Pack”
  • learn how aluminum structures are designed to be strong
  • learn what is inside the motors of airplanes
  • learn the legs of a traffic pattern
  • learn and practice communicating at non-towered and towered airports
  • learn and practice assembling a simple electrical wiring circuit
  • learn and practice riveting and rolling aluminum to make part of an aileron
  • learn and practice conducting an aircraft pre-flight inspection
  • learn and practice planning a flight
  • visit the Double Eagle control tower

Doors open at 8:15 AM with time to meet pilots and spend time seeing and talking about different airplanes each morning. Class starts at 9:00 AM. Morning and afternoon snacks and lunch are provided. Each day ends at 4:15 PM. Each student receives a workbook for future reference. If you are interested in aviation, this is an exceptional opportunity to discover the vast possibilities. On Saturday, students are invited to fly with a volunteer pilot on a route they plan during the week.

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PAYMENT for Accepted Students only:   PAY $200 TUITION HERE