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Local pilots offering free airplane rides Saturday

Published On: Nov 09 2012 09:46:05 PM CST   Updated On: Nov 09 2012 10:21:39 PM CST

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.