FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – When the Alliance Air Show is in town this weekend, the National Chairman of the Experimental Aircraft Associations Young Eagles Program will be among the performers.

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For Sean D. Tucker and the EAA, the mission is simple — inspire the next generation of aircraft pilots.

“What’s so cool about flying with kids, is I get to see it through their eyes. It’s like a first time experience for me. It empowers me. I think I get as much out of it as them,” said Tucker. After a person goes on their first flight, they’re changed….changed because they now have wings, and wings give you freedom.”

The Young Eagles program have flown nearly two million kids. To find a discovery flight near you, visit the Young Eagles website.

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