Free airplane rides for young people, 8 to 17 years old, are being offered by the Young Eagles on Saturday at Skylark Field in Killeen.

Registration must be completed by a parent or legal guardian. Registration is from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at the Genesis Aero hangar, 1505 Stonetree Drive.

Flights begin at 9 a.m. with registration ending at 10 a.m.

Names will be entered in the Young Eagles log book at EAA Headquarters in Oshkosh, Wis. Website:

Experimental Aircraft Association, EAA, Chapter 542 is headquartered in Killeen and supports the Fort Hood area and cities near the airports of Temple, Gatesville, Lampasas and Skylark Field in Killeen.

For more information, call Richard Kost at (254) 291-5980 or Dave at (254) 690-0505.

Contact Teresa Tankersley at or (254)501-7542

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