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Start your journey to Aviate with Young Eagles

At United, we know a passion for aviation often arises at a young age. There are vast opportunities awaiting young people seeking a career where the sky is the limit. United has partnered with EAA as the official airline of Young Eagles and EAA’s youth education programs, providing aspiring pilots the most direct path to becoming a United pilot. If you’re a young aviation enthusiast between the ages of 8 and 17 and want to explore the freedom of flight, EAA offers the opportunity to start your journey toward aviation participation with a Young Eagles flight.

The Young Eagles program has flown more than 2 million children and young adults over the past 25 years. With the help of EAA's network of volunteer pilots and ground volunteers, their goal is to introduce today's youth to their first flight in a small general aviation aircraft. Not sure how to begin your aviation journey? By taking a Young Eagles flight, you will kick start your future in aviation and we will support you as you take on the next step toward your dream career.

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