Chapter 252 President and Director of Young Eagles for EAA David Leiting going over the preflight with teen build participant Noah Merten prior to Noah’s Young Eagle flight. David is flying a Van’s RV-12iS, the same type of aircraft the teens are building. The aircraft pictured was built in one week, during AirVenture 2018, hence the name “One Week Wonder.”

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By Dan Plutchak

Dan Plutchak, born and raised in Kaukauna, is cofounder of Kaukauna Community News.