Programs for Youth
Aviation Explorer's Post
The local chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), in conjunction with NMC Aviation and US Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City, sponsors Post M22 Aviation Explorer's Post for teens with an interest in aviation. This year-round, action-oriented program meets monthly to explore different aspects of the world of aviation.
Sample Schedule of Events
- March – Tour of U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City helicopter rescue unit
- April – Tour of Cherry Capital Airport operations
- May – Unmanned Aerial Systems with Northwestern Michigan College Aviation
- June – Aircraft Maintenance behind-the-scenes at NMC Aviation Division
- July – Cherry Festival Pancake Breakfast event
- August – Summer Flight Experience event with ground school day and fly day
- September – Rocket build at NMC
- October – Rocket launch at Yuba Airfield
- November – Tour of Cherry Capital Airport's air traffic control tower
- December – Bush flying presentation
Aviation explorer's post membership information
For more information see 234.eaachapter.org/avaitionexplorerspost.htm or check them out on Facebook by searching for M22 Aviation Explorers.