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1st Annual Aviation Merit Badge Scout Camporee - Photos and Review

May 16th through May 18th, 2014

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The weekend of May 16th through the 18th, our first annual Aviation Merit Badge Camporee was held, at Liberty Aviation Museum and the Erie-Ottawa International Airport, in Port Clinton Ohio.

2014 Camporee Shirt Liberty Aviation Museum Hangar

The regular museum exhibits and volunteers were joined by other local aviation experts, as well as the CAF Red Tail Squadron's travelling "Rise Above" exhibit.

Red Tail Squadron's Rise Above exhibit P-51 Mustang and B-25 Mitchell Bomber inside the hangar

The Ford Tri-Motor Restoration project shared hangar space with the Red Tail Squdron's visiting P-51 Mustang.

Ford Tri-Motor Restoration Ford Tri-Motor Restoration and P-51 Mustang

The Camp Site was near the North-South runway.

Camp Site Camp Site

Camp Site Camp Site

Some classes were held indoors, at the museum.

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Young Eagles Flight School

The walk-around. Thanks Tom!

Young Eagles Flight School Young Eagles Flight School

Pre-flight Instruction.

Young Eagles Flight School

The landing and photos.

A special thanks to the pilots that came to volunteer their time and planes for our Camporee.

Young Eagles Flight School Young Eagles Flight School

The RC Warbirds - Show and Tell Class

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RC Planes

Brian explaining and demonstrating his RC planes. Thanks Brian and his fellow RC club members.

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Charlie Cartledge's (Lake Erie Warbirds) Hanger, featuring his TBM Avenger and Harvad IV trainer.

Thanks to Charlie and Tyler for their "Show and Tell" about aircraft and instrumentation.

We would like to thank Lt. Col. Brown, a Tuskegee Airman, for talking to us Friday night and posing for pictures, too.

Thank you Tom, (our airport FAA representive) You gave a great presentation.

We would like to thank the RC Warbirds, The Erie-Ottawa Regional Airport and their Staff, the Museum Staff and Volunteers, for all their help in putting on this Boy Scout Camporee.

Visit the Scout Camporee Registration page if you are intersted in recieving information for future Scout Camporee events.