Wolverine Skyhawks present flight night for Scouts

ACTION—Jerry Hough prepares his 540 Edge for flight as Scouts (l-r) Sean McLellan, Jake Carlson, Nate Triesenberg, Ethan Cowlbeck, Jack Montroy and Ian Henschell watch.  ACTION—Jerry Hough prepares his 540 Edge for flight as Scouts (l-r) Sean McLellan, Jake Carlson, Nate Triesenberg, Ethan Cowlbeck, Jack Montroy and Ian Henschell watch.

Members of Cub Scout Pack 3285 were treated to a special flight program at their October Pack meeting. In keeping with their theme of the night, Take Flight, the Wolverine Skyhawks remote aircraft flight  club presented a special program for the boys and their families.

The event also drew neighbors surrounding Crestwood School

A THING OF BEAUTY—Dave Hartley shows off his Demoiselle Model 1909 to the group.

A THING OF BEAUTY—Dave Hartley shows off his Demoiselle Model 1909 to the group.

to check out the action as planes were buzzing through the air. Aircraft of all sizes and shapes were on hand for the boys to view and ask questions about. The club members took turns explaining their aircraft to the boys and giving a flight demonstration. Hands on experience was also available through a special computerized flight simulator provided by the club. To end the evening, the boys were presented with their own small glider plane to assemble and fly, by the club.

Pack 3285 would like to thank the Wolverine Skyhawks for a great night of flight!IN CONTROL—Jerry Hough works the controls as the Scouts check out the different planes on the display.

IN CONTROL—Jerry Hough works the controls as the
Scouts check out the different planes on the display.

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