Trouble viewing this gallery on your device? Click here for photos.

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (11/11/13) — Saturday's sunny skies made for a perfect flight for Young Eagles Day, a program that allows children ages 7 to 17 a chance to fly in an airplane. More than a hundred parents and eager young flyers were on hand.

Members of the Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter No. 1184 volunteer their time several times a year to give young people a chance to get a bird's eye view of Muhlenberg County.

Danny Walker, Chairman of the Muhlenberg County Airport Board and a member of the local EAA Chapter told Surfky News that he and the other members of EAA put on the Young Eagles' Day to help spread the joy of flying to those who may have never been in a plane.

"It's something we do for love of aviation and our desire to spread the love of flying to the next generation." Walker said.
 
Jonathan Davis, Sr. brought along his son Jonathan Davis, Jr. along with Kylee, and Shaylee Davis. They all said they hoped to see birds, clouds and houses.

Upon their return to the ground, the youngsters were all smiles, with Jonathan Davis, Jr. saying that his first trip in an airplane was "awesome".

For more information, visit www.muhlenbergairport.com.

SurfKY News
Paul McRee
Photos by Paul McRee

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16

Weather Sponsored by

1 DOW 16,102.38
-272.38 (-1.66%)    
2 S&P 1,921.22
-29.91 (-1.53%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,683.92
-49.58 (-1.05%)    

Stock Report Sponsored by

3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

September 04, 2015 20628

UPDATE: Attack on WKP Never Happened, Say Police

by SurfKY News
August 31, 2015 6876

Man Convicted of Hopkins Countian's Death Granted…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 6221

Madisonville Gaining Two New Businesses

by Ron Sanders
August 30, 2015 4054

UPDATED: 'He Fought the Law ... but, the Law Won'

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 3417

Investigation Leads to Meth Trafficking Charge

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

September 04, 2015 20628

UPDATE: Attack on WKP Never Happened, Say Police

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 12374

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

September 04, 2015 20628

UPDATE: Attack on WKP Never Happened, Say Police

by SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 2297

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - September 2, 2015

by SurfKY News
September 04, 2015 1420

Man Charged with Kidnapping 8-Year-Old Girl

by SurfKY News
September 03, 2015 1216

One Injured when Motorcycle, SUV Collide

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 03, 2015 1021

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports – Sept. 3, 2015

by SurfKY News
September 03, 2015 965

TMS Automotive to Locate in Bowling Green

by SurfKY News
September 03, 2015 936

Nortonville New Water Treatment Plant Another…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
September 03, 2015 910

TVA Touts Progress of Combined Cycle Project

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 908

Ministry Reaches People from Region to Honduras

by Focus on Hopkins County
September 03, 2015 729

Gubernatorial Candidate Spot-on about Head Start

by SurfKY News