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Build A Plane In the News

May 31, 2017      Talkeetna, Alaska Build A Plane
https://www.aopa.org/news-and-media/all-news/2017/may/31/alaska-program-restores-aircraft-and-communities

May 25, 2017       2017 GAMA/Build A Plane Design Challenge Winner: Olney High School, Olney, Texas
http://www.flyingmag.com/texas-students-get-ready-to-build-plane

December 14, 2016     D.C. Youth Aviation – Build A Plane
http://www.wusa9.com/news/local/dc-students-work-to-refurbish-plane/370502012

October 9, 2016          British International School Begins Build A Plane Project
http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/world/2016-09/29/content_26931259.htm

 

Press Kit

The following items may be used by schools for promoting their Build A Plane Project or by Media for reporting on Build A Plane and Build A Plane Projects

 

Build A Plane Video

Lyn Freeman, Build A Plane Founder and President, talks about Build A Plane
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e9Q-JFNtSus&t=15s

 

Build a Plane Flyer

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Build A Plane High Resolution Logo

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Sample Press Release and Sample PSA

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High Resolution Photos

Kevin Lien (left) and Brian White work on Build A Plane’s flagship aircraft, a Glasair Sportsman 2+2.

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Ejimofor Kasarachi, a high school student in Nigeria, stands in front of a Build A Plane project in Africa.

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Build A Plane’s Sportsman crosses the
Pacific Ocean shoreline at Malibu, CA.

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Cody Freeman learning to rivet on Build A Plane’s Glasair Sportsman.

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Students prepare an elevator at Sporty’s in Batavia, OH.

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Kids learn how to replace the fabric on the tail feathers.

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Kids remove clekos
to begin riveting the wing.

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Kevin Lien works on the Build A Plane Sportsman, built at Glasair’s Two Weeks to Taxi program.

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Build A Plane students takes a break for an airplane ride in a Pitts.

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Students take a seat in a recently restored Cessna.

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Build A Plane’s flagship aircraft over downtown Los Angeles.

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Harrison Ford stops by the Build A Plane booth at Oshkosh to chat with students from Frankfort, Kentucky.

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(left to right) Kevin Lein, Liz Kaiser and Cody Freeman inspect the instrument panel before it is installed in Build A Plane’s Sportsman.

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Eskimo kids from Hooper Bay, Alaska build a Thorp T-211.

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Fuselage components for the Hooper Bay project are loaded onto a sled to be moved from the airport to the school.

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Liz Kaiser tests avionics in the Build A Plane aircraft.

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Kids learn a number of skills in building a real airplane.

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(left to right) Kevin Lein, Cody Freeman, Brian White and Liz Kaiser stand next to the completed Build A Plane aircraft.

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