Children and teens flying program coming to Princeton

A one-day aviation program, including a flight with a local pilot, will take place in Princeton on May 6.

A free flying program is coming to Princeton on May 6.

A free flying program is coming to Princeton on May 6.

Children and teens can take part in a flying program, including a flight with a local pilot, in Princeton on May 6.

“COPA for Kids” is an opporutnity for children and youth to begin to understand what aviation is all about and give them an experience of being in the cockpit of an aircraft in flight.

The one-day program put on by the Canadian Owners and Pilots Association is a free.

“The participants will learn the technology and science of flight and be shown the advantages of the hard work required to achieve a pilot’s license,” the COPA website says. 

Parents interested in having their children particpate and to pre-register are asked to contact Nadine McEwan at 250-295-6067, visit the COPA for Kids Website or dowload the brochure.

A completed registration and waiver form is required at the event for each child and teen who want to participate.