The Vanderhoof Flying Club is currently planning our June 1st 2019 Young Eagles Day Event. If you are a currently licenced pilot with an aircraft, and would be interested in sharing the experience of flight with some young folks ages 8-17, please get in touch with us! You can contact form on our website or email



You may already meet several of the requirements to fly a Young Eagle just by holding a current pilot certificate. Here are the requirements in full, which are designed to ensure your and your passenger’s safety.  

To fly passengers in the EAA Young Eagles® program, you must:

  • Be an EAA member.
  • Complete the EAA Youth Protection Program, which includes a short training session and background check.
  • Have a valid airman’s certificate (sport pilot or greater).
  • Possess a current medical certificate or BasicMed (if applicable).
  • Be current to carry passengers in the aircraft you plan to use.
  • Have a current biennial flight review.
  • Conduct flights in an aircraft that is in airworthy condition.
  • Have Aircraft Passenger Liability Insurance for the aircraft used (owned, rented, or borrowed).
  • Adhere to all applicable Federal Aviation Regulations.
  • Complete a Young Eagles registration form before the flight, signed by you and a parent or legal guardian.

Complete Youth Protection Training