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TigerFlight Programs

Free EAA Young Eagle Flights (Age 9-17)

  • 20 to 30-minute flight in a Tiger Flight Aircraft
  • Fly Twice Around the Local Traffic Pattern
  • Receive Logbook with Access Code to Free Sporty’s Learn to Fly Program
  • Young Eagle Pilots who complete first two modules receive voucher for 1 hour of free in-flight instruction

Children’s Aviation Experience (Suitable for 3rd to 6th Graders)

Applicable Youth Groups

  • Brownie Girl Scouts
  • Campfire Girls
  • Cub Scouts
  • Elementary School Clubs

Group Size and Cost

  • $200 (for up to 10 Youth) $20 for each additional Youth above 10
  • Maximum Group Size: 25 Youth

Program Duration – 2 hours

  • Usually, 10 am to noon or 1pm to 3 pm; times flexible

Program Elements

  • Aircraft Tour – get to sit in the pilot seat
  • Parts of an Aircraft
  • Four Forces of Flight and How Wings Generate Lift
  • Airfield Tour
  • Aircraft Instruments
  • Aviation Careers

Youth Aviation Orientation Program (Suitable for 7th to 12th Graders)

Applicable Youth Groups

  • Boy Scouts (Flying complies with the BSA Flying Plan Checklist)
  • Girl Scouts
  • Trail Life USA
  • Middle and High School Clubs
  • Church Youth Groups
  • Civil Air Patrol
  • YMCA Groups
  • Key Club
  • Beta Club/ National Honor Society
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Boys and Girls Clubs
  • Neighborhood Association
  • Sports Teams as a Team-Building Activity
  • Summer Youth Camp

Group Size and Costs

  • $600 (for up to 10 Youth) $60 for each additional Youth above 10
  • Maximum Group Size: 25 Youth

Program Duration – 4 hours

  • Usually, 9 am to 3 pm

Program Elements

  • Parts of an Aircraft and Axis of Flight
  • Four Forces of Flight and How Wing Generates Lift
  • How Flight Controls work
  • Aircraft Preflight
  • Airfield Tour
  • Aircraft Instruments and Basic Navigation
  • Flight Planning and Desktop Simulator Flying
  • Free Young Eagle Flight
  • Lunch available for $5

TigerFlight Ground Crew - Sequoyah HS AFJROTC

Flightline Safety for Youth and Children Programs

  • Escort Youth To and From Aircraft
  • Marshal Aircraft In and Out of Parking

Prepare Aircraft for First Saturday Flying

  • Tow Aircraft from Hangar
  • Check Tire Pressure and Oil Quantity
  • Sump Fuel Tanks

Put Aircraft Away at the End of First Saturday Flying

  • Clean Aircraft – oil, bugs on leading edges, canopy
  • Tow Aircraft to Hangar
  • Chock and Secure Aircraft

Help Guest Youth with Desktop Simulator Flying
Opportunities for Regular Young Eagle Flights

Private Pilot License Orientation Program

Cost: No Cost to Cadet for Aircraft Use, Fuel, or Flight Instructor Services

Objective: Develop pre-solo flying skills to help carefully selected AFJROTC Cadets be competitive for USAF and other Private Pilot License Scholarships

Selection Criteria:

  • Up to 5 Cadets Selected Each Year
  • Complete an EAA Young Eagle Flight
  • Complete 2 Modules of the Sporty’s Learn to Fly Program
  • Be Selected by AFJROTC Leaders based on School Academics and AFJROTC participation, leadership, and accomplishments

Develop Basic Aircraft Control Skills over the 8-10 hours for flying