Are your kids interested in flying? Here's a great way for them to see an airplane up close and personal.
Racine's (EAA Chapter 838) next Young Eagles Rally is on Saturday, Sept 8th. Upcoming Young Eagles events are also scheduled through Milwaukee's EAA Chapter 18 on Saturdays: September 1 at Waukesha Airport: and on October 6th at Timmerman Field in Milwaukee. For more info, check out www.YoungEagles.org
Warren Levin, of Caledonia, has a passion for flying and has shared that passion with over 800 children.
Warren Levin was 50 years-old when he looked up at the sky and made a decision: “I said, ‘I either have to learn to fly or I have to forget it.’ ” “What’s stopping you?” his wife, Donna, asked. Levin was flying within seven months. Nearly 25 years later, a passion that took root when he was a boy propelled Levin to introduce about 800 would-be pilots to the world of aviation through the Young Eagles, an Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) program that pairs curious kids, ages 8 to 17, with experienced pilots for a free flight. Levin, 74, of Caledonia, also helps rescue animals with a nonprofit organization called Pilots N Paws. That is, he volunteers with kids and critters when he isn’t working at Menards. “It’s a health club that I …