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Young Eagle Day planned at Ellsworth
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ELLSWORTH – The Smoky Hill Experimental Aircraft Chapter 1127 will host a Young Eagle Day on Saturday Nov. 2, at the Ellsworth Airport. Young people age 8 to 17 are welcome to experience a demonstration flight in an airplane. The flights are provided free of charge to any youth wishing to participate.

Registration for flights will begin at 9 a.m. And end at 1 p.m.

Each young eagle flight will be in a certified airplane flown by a licensed and experienced volunteer pilot representing the Smoky Hill EAA chapter in Ellsworth.

Kansas State Polytechnic flight simulator will be available to try.

Each youth must have a signed permission form from their parent/guardian. Forms are available from chapter members or may be filled out Saturday. New this year, you  may register online at

Information is available by calling area members Larry Farmer 785-577-6581 or Dale Weinhold 785-472-4309.