• Become a Young Aviator STEM Classes

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    Name: Become a Young Aviator STEM Classes
    Date: August 19, 2019
    Time: 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    Registration is now open for the annual Summer STEM Aviation Classes for kids from Monday August 19 to Friday August 23 from 8:30 am – 12 pm at the Empire State Aerosciences Museum, 250 Rudy Chase Drive in Glenville, NY. Classes are in conjunction with Schenectady County Community College and the Empire State Aerosciences Museum.
    Students’ ages 8 – 10 will be offered “Becoming a Young Aviator”; students from 11-12 years old will be offered “Tween Aviators” and those students 14-17 years old will be offered “Aviation for Teens – Aviation Engineers in Training”.  All classes will be hands-on with students learning about the history of aviation, the forces of flight, how airplanes fly (thrust, lift, drag and flight control), use a flight simulator and have an opportunity to interact with guest speakers such as a Naval Aviator,  a member of the Civil Air Patrol and others. The older students will plan a “flight mission” alongside mentors. All students will have an opportunity to work with the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 602 to become Junior EAA members, which includes a half hour flight.  For more information, please call (518) 377-2191.
    Empire State Aerosciences Museum
    Date/Time Information:
    Monday August 19 through Friday August 23 from 8:30am - 12 pm.
    Contact Information:
    Pat Barrot
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