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Aviation Summer Flight Experience - 2018


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 13 through June 22, 2018 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.
















What Happens ?


Participants will learn about aircraft systems, aerodynamics, weather and navigation during the daily ground school. Participants will enjoy and be inspired by visiting speakers. Click here for a detailed schedule.


Some of the activities from 2016 are below:




Hours of operation are weekdays, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, beginning Wednesday, June 13th, at the MLAA Hangar (click here for map).




"So Do You Really, Really, Want To Fly?"


What Does It Cost?


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.

Click here to make a donation.



How Do I Apply?

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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:


  • by mail to AEFCO, C/O Sandy Martin, 7505 Mallard Drive, Peyton, CO 80831
  • by email pdf documents (preferered) to

Must be received by deadline Saturday, May 19, 2018


The AEFCO Board of Directors will schedule mandatory interviews with applicants and parents.


What Dates Are Important?


  • Application Deadline: Saturday, May 19, 2018

Mailing address: AEFCO, C/O Sandy Martin, 7505 Mallard Drive, Peyton, CO 80831 or


  • 2018 Candidates Notified:no later than Wednesday, June 6, 2018






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