Young Eagles flying event set for May 17

PROSSER – It’s time again for children who want to fly to get their parents to sign them up for a Young Eagles flight…free of charge.

The Prosser chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association will be hosting a Young Eagles event on Saturday, May 17, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Prosser Airport. Children ages 8 through 17 are eligible for the free event.

Young Eagles was launched in 1992 to give youths an opportunity to go flying. Since then, more than 1.8 million Young Eagles have been registered and enjoyed a flight through the program.

To learn more, people can visit the Young Eagles website at People can also call 509-391-0766 to arrange a flight or reserve a spot for the May 17 event.


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