Aviation Training Experience offered for middle and high school students
Students ages 12-17 can enroll now for the one-day Aviation Student Training Experience program, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Outreach Summer Camps program and CAVU, Inc.
This program will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Friday, June 27, at the Executive Air Building at Austin Straubel International Airport, Green Bay.
Participants will learn about the basic aerodynamic principles involved in how an aircraft flies, the training needed to become a pilot and career opportunities in aviation. Facility tours will include the Green Bay control tower and radar center*, corporate jet facilities, Tailwind Flight School and the National Weather Service*.
Each participant also will have the opportunity to take a discovery flight in a training aircraft with an FAA Certificated Flight Instructor.
Cost for the program is $100 per person, which includes instruction and lunch. Participants will need to report to the Executive Air Building at the airport, 2131 Airport Drive, Green Bay.
(*Note: Austin Straubel International Airport is a working airport and no tours are guaranteed until the day of the event. All tours are provided on a contingency basis.)