The EAA Basic Air Academy is the next exciting step through the world of aviation. Each “hands-on” activity is developed for the intermediate 14- and 15-year-olds during a classroom and media presentation, specialized laboratory activities, and aviation-related demonstrations.
Activities at the EAA Basic Air Academy are designed to interest and challenge students and include such activities as:
Airplane Wing Construction – Learn the intricacies of a fabricated wing by building an ACRO-Sport Wing Rib.
Aeromodeling – Build and fly a simple balsa glider and a rubber-powered model.
Rocketry – Learn how model rockets are flown and controlled’ build and fly a model rocket; and launch, record data, and recover model rockets.
Ground School – Learn the basics of flight through an interactive computer simulator ground school. Fly designed missions or create and fly your own mission.
Airplanes – Learn about aviation history and flight.
- Tour the EAA AirVenture Museum
- Visit Pioneer Airport
- Watch flight demonstrations
- Experience the thrill of flight in both an airplane and helicopter
Additional information and application forms are available on the EAA website.