by Kurt Hildebrand

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April 20, 2013
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Children take flight in Young Eagles program

Jacks Valley Elementary School 5th-grader Bryanna Marlatt had never been in a small aircraft before, let alone one without a motor. Bryanna, 11, was one of nearly 60 children who participated in Saturday’s Young Eagles Program at the Minden Tahoe Airport. She watched as her dad, Derek, described the experience of being in a glider. “She asked how it gets up there,” he said. For her part, Bryanna said she was excited to go on the glider. This was the first year the Young Eagles got an opportunity to fly in a glider. Glider Pilot Russell Holtz said he had …

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