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August 5, 2021
Maverick Air Center
Sioux Falls, SD

 The field of aviation has many components to include: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).  Every year we learn more about flight from faster airplanes, to unmanned aircraft, to flying beyond our atmosphere into space.  Who will be the next person to develop the next big break through in aviation?  

Join us for this annual Discover Aviation event, sponsored by Raven, designed for kids of all ages.  We will have many activities and opportunities to learn more and have some fun while being around some pretty cool airplanes!


We are finalizing the 2021 activities.
Check back soon for full list. 

2019 Activities Included:

  • South Dakota Highway Patrol - check out the Forward Looking Infrared Radar (FLIR) on their aircraft

  • Women in Aviation

  • Home Depot - build a wood model airplane kit

  • South Dakota State University - Aviation Program

  • Lake Area Technical Institute - Aviation Program

  • Iowa Lakes Community College - Aviation Program

  • Civil Air Patrol

  • Beresford RC Club - RC Aircraft 

  • Sodbusters R/C Club - RC Aircraft

  • Sioux Falls RCers - RC Aircraft

  • Cavanaugh Flight Museum - several aircraft on display

  • Commemorative Air Force - several aircraft on display
  • Avera Careflight
Airplane Owners
Tour new personal aircraft.
If you are looking to purchase a new private airplane, we will have several aircraft manufacturers displaying their newest aircraft. Companies include:
Legacy Aviation were onsite for Discovery Flights
Book your flight in advance by calling (605) 368-2841
and mention Discover Aviation Day.