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Green Cove Springs Welcomes Spring, with the Young Eagles Fly- in at Hallers Airfield!!

Real Estate Agent with Norville Realty

Last weekend Spring was ushered in with a Young Eagles Fly-in at Haller's Airfield.

The EAA's Young Eagles program, gives kids 8 yrs to 17 yrs old a chance to fly in a private airplane, and experience what it's like to fly.

 Kids getting ready

Our local chapter puts the event on once a year and the chapter furnishes the pilots, the airplanes, certificates and lunch.



In the hanger



Devon and his pilot Jimmie Seeley

This was Devon's second time out for the Young Eagles event. Debriefing 

In all we had 35 young aviators and they were flown by:

Jimmie Seeley flying a Celebrity biwing,

Diz Gillespie flying a RV

Pat Lee flying a RV

Sam Staton flying a Tri Pacer

Bob Weisman flying a Cessna Cardinal

Frank Lorenz flying a J-3 Cub

Dave Dollarhyde flying a RV

Paul Saulter and his Mom handled all the paperwork and photos of the kids with their certificates.

To many to list served as support staff, driving the cart, manning the flight line, ground crew, sign-in and food.

Our thanks to so many for all the hard work!!

After the flight

See you next year.


johnnie bravo

what was the date, and what is it for next year?>

Apr 27, 2009 11:39 AM
Ann Hayman
Norville Realty - Jacksonville, FL
GRI,CDPE,IRES, Jacksonville, FL. Gated Communities , Real Estate

Johnnie,  the fly-in was 4/11 and the EAA hasn't set a date for next year, but it is usally in the spring.

I will put out another flyer next year, also blog about prior to  the event.

Apr 27, 2009 01:58 PM
Not a real person
San Diego, CA

I remember my first flight in a little plane. When I got on the plan, I was a nicely tanned Texan. When I got off the plane three hours later, I was white as a ghost.

Happy Holidays!

Dec 24, 2009 03:45 AM
Ann Hayman
Norville Realty - Jacksonville, FL
GRI,CDPE,IRES, Jacksonville, FL. Gated Communities , Real Estate

Hi Russel,

Thanks for reading my post, I was pretty scared the first time I went up also.

Have a Merry Christmas and a Wonderful, Prosperous New Year, Ann

Dec 24, 2009 05:00 AM
Wally Sears
Residential Real Estate Photography - Jacksonville Beach, FL
Real Estate Photographer Jacksonville, Fl

Ann - Wow what a great event!...I will look out for this next year. Looks like a wonderful opportunity for young person to get hands on flying experience....Thanks for sharing this.

Mar 14, 2010 11:12 AM
Jark Krysinski *PREC (Personal Real Estate Corporation)

Hi Ann - I'm getting my IREC Designation in Vancouver, BC, Canada today and I noticed that you have a IRES designation as well.  Look forward to chatting some more with you with respect to co-listing each other's properties.  Interested in speaking further?  Cheers, Jark.

Jul 25, 2012 03:14 AM