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Over 400 airplanes placed
BuildAPlane has placed over 400 airplanes in schools and youth aviation clubs throughout the United States and in several other countries. In addition to being a unique and exciting vehicle for STEM education, BuildAPlane can jumpstart a strong interest in aviation and aerospace. A surprising number of students who participate in BuildAPlane programs go on to pursue higher education to become pilots, engineers, technicians or any number of aviation/ aerospace careers.
BuildAPlane programs really do make a difference!
BuildAPlane is an IRS-approved 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization working in formal partnership with the Federal Aviation Administration and many other organizations to promote aviation and aerospace education.
Cessna 150-H was donated to the Youth Eagles Aviation and Aerospace Education program in June of 2015. The program located at the Stockton Metro airport, Stockton Ca. The Program is STEM driven with the concept of aviation and aerospace. The Cessna was transported from Glasgow Montana to its new home. After four years of restoring the airplane, the project is now complete.
The students learned:
- Critical thinking skills
- Individual and group decision making
- Fundamentals of flight
- Engineering of aircraft design
- Engine science
- Responsibility and accountability
- Citizenship and civic duty