Tyler Lewis to Attend EAA Basic Air Academy 2014
The Experimental Aircraft Assn., Inc., has accepted Tyler Lewis of Cottonwood to attend the EAA Basic Air Academy 2014 in Oshkosh, Wis. The EAA Air Academy offers young people the opportunity to meet and work with aviation professionals, while living and learning the arts, sciences, and lore of aviation in both classroom and workshop settings. Tyler, an aviation enthusiast and a freshman at Mingus Union High School, was chosen to participate with other young people, ages 14-15, that come from around the United States and several foreign countries. Academy activities will include flight experience, workshops, and classroom study. EAA's Director Bob Campbell, says, "The EAA Air Academy teaches young people new skills and instills a pride of craftsmanship. More importantly, it develops their leadership potential and broadens their understanding of both aviation and themselves. The EAA Air Academy is a benchmark of personal experience . . . and an aviation experience that will last a lifetime."