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Free flights for kids on Saturday

Posted Jan 22, 2014 by Janine Dorsey

Updated Jan 22, 2014 at 11:59 AM

Kids can take to the skies this weekend at the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual Young Eagles Flight Rally.

On Saturday, Jan. 25 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. children ages 8 – 17 are invited to enjoy a free flight on a first-come, first-served basis.

Kids will learn about the mechanics of flight and safety and will receive an official log book and instructions to complete an online training course.

Participants are instructed to wear comfortable clothing, be in good health and be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian for completion of paperwork.

The flight rally takes place at Albert Whitted Airport, 107 8th Ave., S.E., St. Petersburg.

For more information on the EAA Young Eagles Flight Rally, visit or call (727) 822-1532.

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