The Young Eagles event at Double Eagle II went off without a hitch yesterday. The EAA folks thanked us for our efforts and invited us back for there next Young Eagles event. The two RC Flight Sims were in use most of the day and we gave away a number of magazines. Brian Reagan had a number of handouts to give away courtesy of the AMA.
The EAA tried a new way of running the event which worked very well and moved the kids through in an orderly fashion with little waiting in line to fly unlike last years event. The weather was great and we got to see a couple of unusual aircraft including a fancy auto-gyro. We were allowed to drive our vehicles to the hangar for loading and unloading our planes and equipment which made for easy set up and tear down.
I meant to take pictures, but was so busy talking to kids and adults that the event was over before I realized I'd not gotten any pictures.
I want to thank all of you that gave of your time and equipment to make our display the success that it was. We had several members from the RRRCC that stayed the whole time. Without their help we would have been a bit rushed. So a BIG THANK YOU to all who helped. My apologies for not knowing that a free pancake breakfast was provided. Most of us had already fueled up before we got there. The sausage sure smelled good!
Vice PresidentLawrence Harville