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  1. We have used them for volunteer tee shirts,...

    We have used them for volunteer tee shirts, computer and printer for the certificates and registration, tables, chairs, basically everything we need to conduct YE flights and rallys.
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    I, we fully realize a minuscule number of kids...

    I, we fully realize a minuscule number of kids will ever become pilots it does open the door for someone wanting to learn more. We fly a lot of kids in high school ROTC so we have no idea how many...
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    Young Eagle, returning kids

    Hope someone has a solution. We fly YE just about each month year round. We fly 15 to 35 kids from a 5 county area.
    One child is 9 and loves aviation. He is a great kid, however his mother shows up...
  4. Most of our kids have the form filled out...

    Most of our kids have the form filled out beforehand. We have them hold the form until they are ready to be paired up with a pilot. They hand the form to the pilot who checks for a properly filled...
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    We held our first event under the new rules. We...

    We held our first event under the new rules. We have lost 50% of the pilots. We also had to cut short the program as we didn't have enough vetted personnel for the two deep on the ground. This sucks....
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    As most of you who read these forums I have been...

    As most of you who read these forums I have been a very vocal critic of the roll out of the program.
    I had a long, real long conversation with a staffer at hdqtrs. I firmly explained each of my...
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    Dennis, I realize the Chapter officers have some...

    Dennis, I realize the Chapter officers have some coverage. What I was referring to was the explicit statements made in the webinar where as the volunteers and pilots would be afforded legal...
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    Dennis, it was announced in the webinar that if a...

    Dennis, it was announced in the webinar that if a pilot or volunteer was accused of wrongdoing that the EAA policy would cover them same as Chapter officers. I can't find this anywhere. In addition...
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    I attended the webinar and most of my questions...

    I attended the webinar and most of my questions were not answered. Many were repeats. Some answers were not not based on anything in writing. In addition for grins I took the course and BC and have...
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    "public record information such as, but not...

    "public record information such as, but not limited to: my driving record, judgments, bankruptcy proceedings, evictions, criminal records, etc., from federal, state, and other agencies that...
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    What we want to see in my chapter at this point...

    What we want to see in my chapter at this point is;
    that the EAA will secure the attorney and pay for the pilots defense if we are accused of wrongdoing.
    Secondly get rid of the recurring...
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    Interesting webinar tonight. According to the EAA...

    Interesting webinar tonight. According to the EAA under their insurance the pilots and volunteers are covered if there is a false accusation, and in fact they said they will assign a local attorney....
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    My questions for the webinar; 1. How does this...

    My questions for the webinar;
    1. How does this protect me the pilot or the Chapter, what benefit is there for us?

    2. How much will this cost over the next 10 years?
    Using what is a probably a...
  14. Here they don't register pilots or aircraft, but...

    Here they don't register pilots or aircraft, but what they do is get a list of all registered aircraft from the FAA so they can then access a property tax on the aircraft depending on it's assessed...
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    EAA how about answering just this one question....

    EAA how about answering just this one question. What protection is there in this for the pilots and volunteers?
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    They would simply turn it off in civilian or...

    They would simply turn it off in civilian or hostile airspace.
    To equip my aircraft it is around $6,000.00 so far I have $127.93 set aside in my budget, so I guess I'll ask for 8 more years as well....
  17. Why does the EAA feel a need to go through all...

    Why does the EAA feel a need to go through all this, particularly as it applies to the YE program? They still have not answered this to everyone's satisfaction.
    The background check will tell them...
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    Well it is painfully obvious that the EAA is NOT...

    Well it is painfully obvious that the EAA is NOT listening to it's members. The changes to the YPP as it concerns the YE flights are minor at best. Lip service by the President doesn't help. I can...
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    Sure it is worth it, just go and fly, the...

    Sure it is worth it, just go and fly, the experience of the kids is all the reason to do it.
    The way the policy is written though it would appear we have to go out of our way to explain there may...
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    First of all, all convicted sex offenders are...

    First of all, all convicted sex offenders are under strict rules about contact with kids. Do you really think any would risk going back to jail for a YE flight? The guy everyone mention earlier did...
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    Eric, obviously HQ is NOT listening. Your job as...

    Eric, obviously HQ is NOT listening. Your job as Membership Marketing Manager is getting harder. First and foremost, the background check is a non starter. How many members, pilots, chapters etc have...
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    vettdriver, our chapter will suspend all YE...

    vettdriver, our chapter will suspend all YE activities after our March monthly YE rally. We just paid our $350 dues to national. Out board is taking up the matter of withdrawing entirely for next...
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    Just read the latest update from Jack Pelton on...

    Just read the latest update from Jack Pelton on the YPP. So now after all this they are going to split the program into 3 sections, chapter activities, Airventure and YE flights.
    Maybe, just maybe...
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    Dennis, clarification should be in the policy not...

    Dennis, clarification should be in the policy not expecting you to answer here on a forum most never see. Thanks though!
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    Dennis, your interpretation is NOT what is in the...

    Dennis, your interpretation is NOT what is in the policy. I have read it over and over. It is pretty black and white in most areas. There is no exclusion for "primarily adult" activities. Your...
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