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Reviews, photos and videos for program: Intergenerational Adventures in Flight: Aviation and Space Exploration
Sylvia from Manning, SC Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 07/26/14 - 07/31/14
This program is of great interest to young people interested in aviation and space travel. The Cosmosphere is a wonderful place to learn about these subjects. The age grouping seemed to change from the program we originally signed up for, which was 13-16. In fact, the group attending included children from less than 10 years old to 17, from grades 4-11. Programming is difficult for this wide span of ages. Why was there no representative specifically from Road Scholar on site, as there always has been in the past for these programs? In previous programs, we were furnished with a list of participants and their home states. A map of the facility would have been helpful as we tended to wander around looking for the next activity. The tour of the Beechcraft plant was interesting, but it was impossible to hear the guide with all the normal noise inside the plant. Headsets would have made this tour much more meaningful. Somehow, the scheduled 2-hour visit at the Wells Aviation where the young people had an opportunity to fly a small airplane was reduced to about 1 1/2 hours. Again, the program content was great. Better logistics (which we expect from Road Scholar) would have improved the experience.

Paula from Davis, CA Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 07/26/14 - 07/31/14
Any child interested in aeronautics or space will love this program. It is very much a hands on experience. It makes you think outside the box, very educational for young and old!

Diane from Basehor, KS Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 07/26/14 - 07/31/14
This program is great for children with an interest in aeronautics! The Cosmosphere is a wonderful facility with an opportunity to prepare for a simulated space launch. It also has a great museum, planetarium, IMAX theater, etc. My grandson's highlight was to have a hands-on experience of flying a small airplane. We had interesting field trips to see production of Beechcraft airplanes, flight training school, and a salt mine.

Carolyn from Salinas, CA Number of programs attended: 13
Date attended: 07/27/13 - 08/01/13
Your websit is great! Thanks for all the infomation! Fun to read!

Sharon from Quincy, IL Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 07/20/13 - 07/25/13
We took our 10-year-old grandson to the Adventures in Flight program; we all enjoyed it very much. It was very well done, very interesting, very enjoyable and educational. We highly recommend it!


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