Free flights to be offered
MARQUETTE — Young people ages 8-17 will have a chance to take to the skies in free airplane rides.
The experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 850 will host a young Eagles Flight Rally at Sawyer International Airport on Saturday, July 7. Registration will take place from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the EAA meeting room next to the General Aviation Terminal, located about 1 mile south of the Passenger Terminal.
Parents or legal guardians must complete a permission form before the flight; note that other relatives are not legal guardians. Reservations may also be made in advance at “https://www.flightsquid. com/event/3767”. Flights will last about 20 minutes. Please be aware that flights may be canceled due to poor weather conditions.
Following the flight, each young person will receive a certificate making them an official Young Eagle. Their name will be entered into the World’s Largest Logbook, on display at the EAA Museum in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
Call Greg Durand at 906- 458-2261.