by Scott Neuffer
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January 15, 2013
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Thirty teens participate in aviation adventure

Thirty teenagers took an interest in flight and associated disciplines during the Minden-Tahoe Airport's first Youth Aviation Adventure on Saturday.

"We wanted to reach out to youth," explained Linda Mae Draper-Hivert, president of the airport's Sport Aviation Foundation. "The night before, it snowed, tremendously snowed, but they all came, they all registered and picked up their packets ahead of time. Some came as far away as Sparks and Dayton."

The five-hour program was divided into several instructional areas, including aerodynamics, preflight inspection, propulsion systems, airport operations and instruments, among others, with a host of pilots contributing to instruction.

The program …

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