Programs & Activities

A young enthusiast checks out our Taylorcraft L-2A’s cockpit at Wings Over Dallas 2019. Image courtesy R. Short

As a part of Redbird Squadron’s mission, we engage and host activities for young people as well as adults. This page features ongoing and upcoming opportunities.

Current Opportunities include:

Bi-monthly opportunities for local families and pilots to interact with Redbird Squadron members at Dallas Executive Airport.

All squadron activities:

Next event:

To be confirmed, but probably February 22, 2020, 10:00 am-1:00 pm, a “Training Day” likely highlighting Liaison Pilot Weldon Taylor in relation to Black History Month and featuring our Taylorcraft L-2 and other training aircraft.

Future Training Day – April or May 2020 Date TBA

Private Pilot Ground School Course

Meeting weekly on Thursday nights, starting again late January 2020 at 6:30pm and let by our ground instructor, Mitch Veenstra. Call the squadron number for current details and to confirm your interest!

Aircraft Restoration learning opportunities

Starting January 25, from 4-6 PM on select Saturdays, squadron OPS officer and flight instructor Ryan Short will be bringing in an A&P or IA to work on a squadron-member owned aircraft project and providing opportunities to learn about aircraft restoration. Call (469)-740-2222 for more information.