EAA's Grassroots pilot Tour is coming to the Q-C on Nov. 10


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Posted Online: Nov. 09, 2012, 1:06 pm
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Press release submitted by Cinda Beert, Young Eagles Coordinator


Tomorrow night the Quad Cities Chapter 75 is hosting EAA's Jeff Skiles who will be presenting a Grassroots program about the leading aviation issues of our time and what EAA is doing to grow participation in aviation. Social Hour starts at 6:00 and program at 7:00 held at the John Deere Global Aviation Services facility. 5600 69th Avenue Milan, Il. Great opportunity to see Deere new facility.

Please check out EAA.org/Grassroots.





















 




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