Did you know that Whiteman Airport offers five free or low-cost youth aviation programs, creating pathways for higher scholastic achievements, better jobs, military and civilian aerospace careers, leadership development, and social equity? EAA Chapter 40 San Fernando Valley provides two of these programs, the free Young Eagles youth outreach flights and the free Project: JACKPOT aircraft construction experience. For more information visit www.eaachapter40.com or facebook.com/EAAChapter40/ Contact Bill Berle at (818) 634-9762.

Please see this press release about 11 year old Lennon Koiter who built his own airplane and opportunities to take part in Project Jackpot for airplane construction.

lennon koiter aviation hawk press release

EAA Project Jackpot Build an Airplane

Project Jackpot Press Release

Spirit of LA $99 Name Donation Flyer V6 Shoshone 4-09-2020

PDF Versions of the above:

Lennon Koiter Aircraft Purchase Press Release V3 FINAL Bill 2-12-2022

Project Jackpot Launch Press Release V3 Bill 4-9-2021

Spirit of LA $99 Name Donation Flyer V6 Shoshone 4-09-2020

Other Information:

This is the Motion by LA County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl:
This is the letter from our District’s Congressmember Tony Cárdenas to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)?