Catholic Aviation Association launches flying club network

Posted on August 18th, 2014 by

A new non-profit organization, The Catholic Aviation Association (CAA), whose motto is “Faith, Flying and Fellowship,” plans to establish a nationwide network of flying clubs, to be known as Cupertino Aviation Clubs. Continue Reading →

Sporty’s first flying club rebates paid

Posted on April 13th, 2014 by

Flying clubs who enrolled as part of Sporty’s Flying Club Rebate Program have now received their first quarterly checks. Rebates for clubs enrolled in this new program totaled more than $,1000, according to Sporty’s officials. Continue Reading →

AOPA unveils new Guide To Start Flying Clubs

Posted on March 12th, 2014 by

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has released a new tool that will steer members through the  steps of starting a flying club. “AOPA’s Guide to Starting a Flying Club” identifies the most important aspects to consider when bringing... Continue Reading →

Flying club makes donation to Honor Flight

Posted on February 20th, 2014 by

The Bakersfield Flying Club, a small association of central California pilots based at Meadows Field, has donated more than $6,000 to Honor Flight Kern County. The money was raised through a club-sponsored raffle, and will be used to send World... Continue Reading →

Flying club raises money for Honor Flight

Posted on December 4th, 2013 by

The Bakersfield Flying Club has raised more than $3,000 for Honor Flight Kern County in Calif. Continue Reading →

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Sporty’s launches Flying Club Rebate Program

Posted on October 10th, 2013 by

Members of flying clubs will now receive a 5% rebate on any Sporty’s purchase, which will be paid to their flying clubs on a quarterly basis. There is no fee for this program, but flying clubs must register with Sporty’s. Continue Reading →

AOPA’s Flying Club Network surpasses the 400 mark

Posted on August 29th, 2013 by

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association’s (AOPA) campaign to grow the number of flying clubs in the United States reached a new milestone recently when the 400th club joined AOPA’s Flying Club Network. AOPA has also just launched a new... Continue Reading →

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Bakersfield Flying Club hosts local kids

Posted on August 14th, 2013 by

By MICKEY CUSHINE  On July 26, the Bakersfield Flying Club in Bakersfield, California, provided a club tour and free simulator rides to more than 20 children from the Society of Disabled Children as part of that group’s STEM program. Continue Reading →

Winner of Flying Club scholarship named

Posted on May 31st, 2013 by

After four months of receiving and evaluating 126 applications for the first ever Flying Club scholarship, Ground Effect Advisors (GEA) has chosen a winner. Zachary (Zach) Piech, of Wilmington, N.C., and his prospective flying club, Cape Fear Flyers, will receive... Continue Reading →

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Dynon Flying Club takes off

Posted on May 16th, 2013 by

WOODINVILLE, Wash. — Seven employees at Dynon Avionics got together and talked themselves into creating a flying club. Since they work for a leader in avionics for homebuilt aircraft and LSAs, it was only natural that they wanted access to... Continue Reading →