If you really want to learn to fly, the Summer Flight Experience can help you get started!
The Aviation Education Foundation of Colorado, Inc (AEFCO) will be
sponsoring its ninth annual Aviation Summer Flight Experience at Meadow Lake Airport, Peyton, CO., Wednesday, June 14 through June 23, 2017 for young people ages 15 - 19..
"Students will come away enthusiastic, inspired and ready to meet the
new challenges and disciplines required to obtain a private pilot's license."
said Richard Martin, AEFCO President.
Participants will learn about aircraft systems, aerodynamics, weather
and navigation during the daily ground school. Participants will enjoy and be inspired by visiting speakers. Some of the activities from 2016 are below:
operation are weekdays, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, beginning Wednesday, June 14th, at the MLAA Hangar (click here for map).
We will be asking for $50 from each student to cover lunches, snacks, and beverages for the 8 days they will be attending the program. All other activities are FREE.
The Aviation Education Foundation of Colorado, Inc. (AEFCO) is a 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt
charitable and educational organization offering aviation related training and
scholarships to the local community. Donations are tax-deductible.
Space is limited, so only
selected individuals will be able to attend. To be considered, candidates must:
range in age from 15-19
submit an application
submit a one or two page essay
describing their aviation goals and how they think this program will help them
reach those goals
submit a school transcript
Please download the Guidelines and Application for more detail about the objectives, eligibility, and important dates. Complete the Application and submit along with your transcript and essay to AEFCO, C/O Sandy Martin, 7505 Mallard Drive, Peyton, CO 80831, by May 25, 2017, the application deadline.
The AEFCO Board of Directors will schedule mandatory interviews with applicants and parents.