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Experience the Thrill of Aviation

What is an Aviation Explorer post?

Exploring is a youth led organization that allows youth from age 14 to 19 the opportunity to pursue any interest in aviation. Learning is accomplished through activities, mentorship and practice.Cadets will make new friends, go to new places and see new things under trained adult supervision.

Cadets will have an opportunity to participate in Flight lessons, Flight simulator lessons, Fly model airplanes and Drones, Tours of airports, Control towers and Aviation facilities, Attend air shows and Exciting summer camps.

Cadets will learn the educational requirements and obtain tangible experience in any field of aviation. This experience may be used for job placement or college applications, leading to a successful career in aviation.

Want more Information? Pick up the phone and call us at (630) 513-2224

You will develop…


  • Flying Knowledge and Skills
  • Aviation Protocols
  • Leadership Methods
  • Impotance of Teamwork
  • Industry Experience

Cadets will have an opportunity to network with…

  • Pilots
  • Aerospace Engineers
  • Aviation Maintenance Technicians
  • Air Traffic Controllers
  • Flight Attendants
  • Airport Managers

“Aviation Exploring provides an outstanding opportunity for young women and men to experience the diverse career opportunities in aviation—everything from maintenance technicians and air traffic controllers to airline pilots.”

Dr. Peggy Baty Chabrian

President, Women in Aviation International

WHEN? The Explorer Post meets every first and third Friday of each month from 6-8 PM. 

WHERE? Illinois Aviation Academy (IAA) located at 32w751 Tower rd. West Chicgao, IL 

HOW? Call us at 630-513-2224 or email bobw@illinoisaviation.com 

Have any questions?Call 630-513-2224 to get more information.