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Learn To Fly Day … Success!

By Paul Hesse (June 2010)

The first International Learn To Fly Day, an event designed to increase interest in flying and encourage others to get involved in aviation, took place on May 15th, 2010. We’ve tallied the numbers and are thrilled to report the day was a huge success!

Learn To Fly Day

Learn To Fly Day at KHNZ May 15, 2010

In addition to drawing a few hundred people to the Henderson-Oxford Airport (many for the first time), we gave over 87 rides. The lines and smiles went on for hours, and for many kids and parents, Empire Aviation provided their first flight in a general aviation aircraft.

We have lots of folks to thank for their participation and for helping make the day so successful. They include:

We have more photos in this gallery.

Paul Hesse
Empire Aviation