Free Airplane Rides for Kids in Abilene on Saturday

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ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – Kids ages 8 and older get a chance to take to the skies for free during a special event at the Abilene Regional Airport on Saturday. 

As part of their Young Eagles program, Abilene EAA Chapter 471 is hosting free rides at the EAA hanger on the northwest side of the airport beginning at 1:00 p.m. Registration will take place beforehand beginning at 9:00 a.m., and kids must be registered by 1:00 p.m. to participate. 

Parents or legal guardians need to be present to register any child who wants a free ride, and only children ages 8 to 17 are eligible for the plane rides – no exceptions! 

Anyone with questions about the free rides can call (325)669-9825 for more information. 

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