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Kickstart Your Aviation Journey with EAA Learn to Fly Week

— FREE Flight Training Webinars Available May 15-20, 2023 —

County of San Mateo Airports is thrilled to share that the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) will host its inaugural “Learn to Fly Week” from May 15-20, 2023! This multi-day informational program will include FREE webinars that explore all aspects of becoming a pilot. Learn to Fly Week will cover a variety of aviation topics presented by industry experts, including flight training first steps, how to pass the private pilot FAA written test, and leveraging a home simulator for flight training. Online pre-registration is required at

Learn to Fly Week is designed to help the dreams of future aviators take flight. This event is perfect for those who are interested in jump-starting their aviation career but don’t know how or where to get started. All ages are encouraged to attend this free program. For those unable to participate in some or all of the webinars, archived recordings of the webinars will be available to EAA members.

EAA’s Chapter 20, an active community of aviation enthusiasts based at San Carlos Airport (SQL), will participate in Learn to Fly Week by providing information on its website. Learn more about flight training, aviation and aerospace career paths, scholarships, and how to join EAA Chapter 20 at

If you are passionate about sharing your aviation knowledge and encouraging others, EAA Chapter 20 needs you! The chapter’s primary goal is to inspire students to learn about aviation through mentorship, scholarships, and exciting youth programs, including the Young Eagles and Young Aviators. Chapter meetings take place on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Hiller Aviation Museum located at SQL. To learn more, click here.


San Carlos Airport will be closed September 11 through October 10, 2023 for runway and connector taxiway pavement rehabilitation. For more information, contact us at [email protected] or (650) 573-3700.
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