Wednesday, June 27, 2012

AeroCamp offers look at world of aviation - Mint Air at Greenville Downtown Airport (KGMU), Greenville, South Carolina

AeroCamp, a summer program designed to give kids a chance to explore the world of aviation and aerospace, will be held in Greenville July 16-20.

The camp, presented in conjunction with Mint Air flight school and the Flight School Association of America, is targeted to sixth through 12th grades.

Students will learn what makes an aircraft fly, how pilots use instruments, basic radio communication skills, and info about weather, rockettry, airport traffic patterns, basics of aeronautical charts.

The program will include one to two hours of actual flight time, which can count toward future pilot training.

AeroCamp will be held at the Greenville Downtown Airport from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day, and 10 students can participate, although more sessions may be added.

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