Local pilots offering free airplane rides Saturday

POSTED: 9:46 PM Nov 09 2012   UPDATED: 10:21 PM Nov 09 2012
ABILENE, Texas -

Free airplane rides for children are being offered again at Abilene Regional Airport.

Saturday, pilots from the local chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association will be giving rides to kids between the ages of 8 and 17.

The Young Eagle program flights are available from 9 a.m. to about 1 p.m.

Sign up for a Young Eagles flight at the EAA hanger on the west side of the airport.

A parent or guardian needs to accompany the child to register for the free flight.