An Open Indianapolis Chapter Meeting


"Young Eagle Program"
Spring thru Fall of each year

Founded in 1992, the Experimental Aircraft Association's Young Eagles program has dedicated nearly 25 years to giving youth ages 8–17 their first free ride in an airplane.  It’s the only program of its kind, with the sole mission to introduce and inspire kids in the world of aviation.  Today, the Young Eagles program has flown over 2 million kids with the help of the EAA's network of volunteer pilots and ground volunteers. 

 
To find the EAA Chapter closest to you and when Events will take place
Central Region TAI Youth Seminar
Early June 2017-TBD

The Indianapolis Chapter has been fortunate to have a nominees selected to attend the Central Region TAI Youth Seminar in multiple years.  
Indianapolis Chapter will begin looking for interested young person in April 2017. 
Indiana resident students must apply thru the Indianapolis TAI Chapter
 


National TAI Youth Academy
Summer 2017-TBD

The Indianapolis Chapter is very interested in nominating a young person to attend the 2017 National TAI Youth Academy.  In 2016, the target age group was 12-17 years of age and the program capacity was limited to approximately 15 students.
Indianapolis Chapter will begin looking for interested young person in April 2017. 
Indiana resident students must apply thru the Indianapolis TAI Chapter

"Aviation Day" - Columbus Municipal Airport 

Saturday, June 10, 2017
This will be the 75th anniversary of the Columbus Municipal airport, previously known as the Bakalar-Atterbury Airfield.  The was one of two airfields in Indiana where the Tuskegee Airmen flew bomber aircraft training missions. 
The Columbus Municipal Airport's Aviation Day includes:  static displays of a wide variety of civilian and military aircraft, the Bakalar-Atterbury Museum that has a 6 foot wing span Red Tail P-51 hanging from the ceiling, and many other experiential-learning activities for youth including Young Eagle rides.
 

Indy ACE Academy 

2017 Camps:    
Age(s) 10-14 yrs old | June 11th – June 17th, 2017   
Age(s) 15-18 yrs old | July 16th – July 29th, 2017

The Aviation Career Education (ACE) Academy is a nationally recognized program sponsored by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) designed to offer an introduction to the aviation industry and also expose aviation jobs and careers to middle and high school students. 

For more Information:  Indy ACE


2018 National Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship 
Application package due in January each year on date specified by National TASF
The Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship Foundation (TASF) and Tuskegee Airmen, Incorporated™  (TAI) are two legal entities that are uniquely bound to the central goal of preserving the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen while providing educational services that honor the history of their service.
The mission of TASF is to preserve the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen by providing scholarships to assist financially disadvantaged and deserving students in the pursuit of their college education.
The Indianapolis Chapter provides notice of the TASF scholarship as a participant in the Indianapolis Black Alumni Council, Inc. (IBAC) Historically Black College and University (HBCU) College Fair.
Indiana resident students must apply thru the Indianapolis TAI Chapter
For more information:   TASF
 
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