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K50

Club in Formation - (K50)

Rose Hill,  KS  67037
Phone: 316-708-0713
Email: jasonwojo@msn.com
Web site:

Club Facilities

Description

Why I'm interested in starting a club:
I heard lots of pilots in the area who were frustrated with the lack of rental planes in the area and started purchasing additional planes with the idea of eventually opening a flying club. I wanted to bring a club to the area was run in a way different from all others...it would be fun. With the economy causing trouble for some of the FBOs in the area, I watched companies closing the doors to their rental planes. My timing couldn't be better and I knew I had an idea the area needed and would support.

Description of the hangar/clubhouse facilities:
76'x90' metal hangar with a 16'x90' two-story space for a clubhouse, pilots lounge, maintenance facility, and a revenue producing appartment. There is a large enough parking lot for a large number of members. The Kansas Department of Transportation has approved bringing underground 3-phase power to the building to support a maintenance facility. A request has been made to construct a new taxiway to the building, build a ramp on both ends of the building, and to pave the parking lot. An additional request has been made by the airport owners to lengthen the runway another 700 feet. Other requests to improve the airport have been made and we are working with politicians to get them approved.

Progress made towards starting the club:
Of the seven airplanes I have acquired, I have 2 C-150s, a C-182, and a Piper Arrow set aside for the club. I have purchased enough Garmin equipment to make all the planes similiar in avionics quality and organization. I have a tailwheel plane I may ad at a later time. If membership grows quick enough, I will purchase a C-172 to fill the void between the 150s and 182. I am open to a LSA if there is a demand. I have formed a corporation and am having a quality website designed. I have purchase an easy to remember phone number that matches the company name. I am working on advertising ideas to include quality signage.

~ Jason Wojteczko

Type of Flying Available

  • IFR
  • Tailwheel

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Location

37.563596-97.175403

Club Details

  • Organization Type: Not-for-Profit
  • Average Membership Size: 50
  • Average number of Aircraft:
  • Memberships Currently Available: Yes

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