YOUTH IN AVIATION (YIA)
Goals, Guidelines and Background
GOALS

  • Introduce students to aviation.
  • Meet aviation professionals.
  • Learn how an airplane flies.
  • Have fun!

STUDENT GUIDELINES

  • Students will be removed for inappropriate language and behavior.
  • Drugs, alcohol, tobacco products, weapons, beepers, laser pointers, electronic
    devices/games, CD players, radios, cellular phones are not permitted and will be
    confiscated.
  • Students must report on time each day or risk missing the field trips.
  • Students must participate in all daily activities.
  • On field trips, we’ll be in airport hangars, climbing in and out of airplanes and other types of
    activities, so, for your safety, no sandals or open toe shoes, no short shorts, short skirts,
    baggy over-sized style jeans, and no facial jewelry such as nose or eyebrow rings.  
  • Students are not allowed to leave early without prior coordination between parents/Youth in
    Aviation  directors.
  • Students must use the sponsor-provided transportation for field trips.

SAFETY

  • This is a fast-paced program; pay attention to what is going on around you.
  • Watch out for sharp objects around aircraft/equipment--especially at eye level.
  • Take care entering and exiting:  buses, vans, aircraft, and tour facilities.
  • You are responsible for assuring you have a safe week.

BACKGROUND

  • TAI Youth Seminars” are sponsored by Tuskegee Airmen, Inc.
  • One of three regional seminars put on by Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. bringing in youth from
    across the 3 regions .  
  • Youth Participants ages 13-17
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