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    August 20, 2018

    Winchester Regional Airport Hosts Young Eagles Pilot Event

    Winchester Regional Airport recently hosted the Young Eagles Pilot event, a STEM program of the Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum in partnership with the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), Winchester chapter. Ten children took plane rides during the event which seeks to encourage excitement around the field of aviation. Juergen Nies, President and CEO of Melnor, Inc., was one of the pilots participating in the program. Nies has given plane rides to 350 to 400 kids over the years through the Young Eagles Pilot program. "It's really important that we try to get these kids into engineering and avaiation or both", says Nies. 

    Winchester Star article

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