Camp gives kids behind-the-scenes look at aviation

High school students’ interest soared during the annual Lewis University Aviation Summer Camp on the university’s main campus in Romeoville, Ill. Participants piloted a general aviation aircraft and trained in an FAA-approved-flight simulator, among other activities.

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Lewis University slates Aviation Summer Camp

A summer aviation camp for high school students will held June 18-22 on Lewis University’s Main Campus in Romeoville, Ill. Participants will have the opportunity to fly in Cessna 172s each day, take a behind-the-scenes tour of O’Hare Airport, participate in various aviation classes, use flight simulators, and learn about the aviation industry from current professionals in aviation.

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EAA chapter wins Taco Bell grant for

More than $9,000 was recently awarded to EAA Chapter 1083 in Salisbury, N.C., by the Taco Bell Foundation for Teens for an aviation summer camp.

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