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 →

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Finalists for flying club scholarship named

Posted on May 15th, 2013 by

With just over two weeks to go before a winner is selected, Ground Effect Advisors (GEA) has revealed the 10 finalists for its flying club scholarship. Continue Reading →

Flying club webinar slated

Posted on May 6th, 2013 by

The next free Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Flying Club Network webinar, Attracting Young People into Aviation, hosted by AOPA’s Adam Smith and Glenn Marsh, founder of the Candler Field Flying Club of Williamson, Georgia, will be May 21 at... Continue Reading →

126 apply for Flying Club scholarship

Posted on May 2nd, 2013 by

One hundred twenty six applications from 37 states were received after Ground Effect Advisors (GEA) announced a scholarship focused exclusively on Flying Clubs. GEA expected 40-50. Continue Reading →

Bakersfield Flying Club expands with move

Posted on March 11th, 2013 by

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Big changes are coming to the Bakersfield Flying Club, including a move to Meadows Field Airport (BFL), new clubhouse facilities, additional aircraft, and the addition of the Redbird FMX Advanced Aviation Training Device. Continue Reading →

Scholarship launched to get new flying club airborne

Posted on February 18th, 2013 by

It started like so many other great ideas in aviation: A bunch of pilots sitting around, talking about their love of flying and their concern about the dwindling pilot population. But unlike so many, these Chicago area pilots decided to... Continue Reading →

A newbie’s plans for joining the club

Posted on February 6th, 2013 by

Regular readers of this blog know I make no secret of my affection for flying clubs. My devotion to the concept is based on the wealth of opportunity these clubs can offer. In a nutshell, my thinking goes like this:... Continue Reading →

First scholarship to start a flying club launched

Posted on February 6th, 2013 by

Ground Effect Advisors (GEA) has created a scholarship focused exclusively on flying clubs. The winning applicant will receive more than $3,500 worth of products, services, and support towards getting a flying club off the ground. Continue Reading →


Denver flying club expands fleet

Posted on January 7th, 2013 by

Denver — Aspen Flying Club recently expanded its fleet, including the addition of the Cessna 182RG,  Continue Reading →

Everything you always wanted to know about starting a flying club…

Posted on November 25th, 2012 by

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association’s Center to Advance the Pilot Community (CAPComm) held the first of a planned monthly series of webinars Nov. 14. The webinar, with 631 registrants, covered what people need to start their own flying club. Continue Reading →