Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Louisiana Regional Airport field trip

On Tuesday, May 21st, we had a field trip to the Louisiana Regional Airport in Gonzales. First, Ms. Janet talked to the children about general aviation.
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Showing us a map of all the airports in Louisiana and Micah the birthday girl
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While we were there, someone was learning how to fly a helicopter.
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Mrs. Janet asked the children to look for differences in the planes (wings, tails, propellers, etc).
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She explained that the letter N in the aircraft registration number designates that the plane is registered in the United States.
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A couple of planes took off and landed while we were there.
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The equipment that they use to determine the flying conditions. They can call in at any time to get the conditions.
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She explained to us the different parts of the run way.
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Next, Mrs. Karen showed us her plane  photo 4x6-0513207_zps85fa37b1.jpg
and how to check the gas level and if there was water in the gas.
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Then everyone got a chance to sit in the plane.
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Before heading back inside, we got to check out the planes that were in the hangar.
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Mrs. Karen was nice enough to have snacks for the kids after the tour. The drinks were especially appreciative since it was really hot this day.
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1 comment:

Tracy said...

First I love that Shelby kid with his wrist strap on the camera!!!!

Second, Cameron with hair? different.

Third. Great Field trip!