2014 Vectren Dayton Air Show

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Albarta Dempsey, 15, of Centerville, reacts to learning about some of the programs and benefits associated with being a part of the EAA Young Eagles Program, prior to her flight with aviation legend Seans D. Tucker at the Dayton International Airport on Wednesday. Miss Alberta Dempsey, 15, of Centerville takes a Young Eagles flight with National Chairman Sean D. Tucker at the Dayton International Airport on June 25, 2014. Dempsey wrote an essay that was chosen as the best of all entrants from around the Dayton area to earn her ride with National Aviation Hall of Famer, and air show legend Sean D. Tucker. The Young Eagles program is part of the Experimental Aircraft Association for which Tucker serves as national chairman. The EAA's Young Eagles program has given a first flight to nearly 2 million kids. All pilots associated with the program are volunteers.Tucker said that it was an honor to be the person to give a Young Eagles flight to Dempsey, whom he described as bright and intelligent. Once back on the ground, Dempsey said that her flight was "amazing."