Free airplane rides

Published 8:34 am Thursday, April 7, 2016

On Saturday, April 9, EAA Chapter 1202 of Farmville, will be offering free airplane rides to all children and young adults between the ages of 8-17. The event will take place at Farmville Regional Airport, Newman Field, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. In addition to the ride, participants will be able to experience the world of aviation, learn how airplanes work and receive a free log book and certificate of their flight. All those participating will receive lunch, consisting of a hot dog, chips, cookies and a drink. A parent or legal guardian must be present to initiate flight authorization. In case of rain, the event will be rescheduled. Contact J. Farrow at (434) 390-9710 for more information.