Experimental Aircraft Association to hold “Flying Start” informational program – Saturday, May 15

Experimental Aircraft Association
Press Release
Contact: Tom Piscitello

[email protected]
May 14, 2021

Those who have ever thought about learning to fly can find out more, as EAA Chapter 943 hosts a “Flying Start” informational program on learning to fly at the Fernandina Beach Airport.

EAA Chapter 943, a local organization that is part of the national Experimental Aircraft Association, is dedicated to growing participation in aviation by sharing the ways people can get started in this fun and fulfilling recreation. EAA’s Flying Start program introduces interested individuals to the endless opportunities and fun that result in earning a pilot’s certificate. The event will cover the steps and requirements in learning to fly and provide tips on how to make it economical.

The program will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, May 15th, in the upstairs conference room in the Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport Terminal Building. Parking is available on both the east and west sides of the building’s main entrance. Easy access from the elevator in the breezeway or by stairs on the east end of the building. Anyone with an aviation interest is invited to attend.

PREREGISTRATION is recommended but not required. Walk-ins are welcome. To preregister click on the following link “Flying Start/Eagle Flights – Registration System” or copy and paste “www.FlyingStart.org” into your browser and click on the EAA943 Fernandina Beach Flying Start Event and fill out the form. See you on Saturday, May 15th.

EAA approximately 900 chapters around the world, which provide activities for local aviation enthusiasts with a mission of growing participation in aviation by sharing “The Spirit of Aviation.” Chapter activities range from monthly meetings, to airport open houses, fly-ins, educational programs, and Young Eagle events that share aviation with the community and build a stronger bond between local aviation and the public.

EAA chapters are the backbone of the international EAA organization, which has more than 200,000 members. The local organizations include general EAA chapters as well as specialized chapters for Vintage aircraft, Warbird, Ultralight and Aerobatic flight enthusiasts.

For more information about this Flying Start session, contact Tom Piscitello by email at [email protected] or by phone at 904-583-0698.