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Mohawk Flying Club offers modern aircraft, low costs

Article | Apr 23, 2014

Members of the Mohawk Flying Club have access to upgraded aircraft and low flying costs.

Safety

Article | Apr 23, 2014

According to the most recent Joseph T. Nall Report, in 2010 there were 43 accidents involving weather, and 28 of them were fatal. In fact, weather accidents are the most consistently fatal types of accidents.

News from Headquarters

Article | Apr 21, 2014

AOPA hosted a breakfast meeting at Sun 'n Fun for flying club enthusiasts.

Women form club within West Valley Flying Club

Article | Apr 11, 2014

Female pilots and enthusiasts who belong to California's Palo Alto West Valley Flying Club formed the Women of West Valley for camaraderie and to encourage more to fly.

Membership News & Notes: AOPA supports Able Flight

Pilot Magazine | Apr 04, 2014

AOPA President Mark Baker presented an $8,000 check to Able Flight Executive Director Charles Stites to help the organization with its efforts to offer free flight training to the disabled.

75 Years: The first to sign up

Pilot Magazine | Apr 04, 2014

Seventy-five years after its founding in May 1939, a dozen charter members remain active on AOPA’s membership rolls

75 Years: There at the beginning

Pilot Magazine | Apr 04, 2014

The Pylon Club—a flying club based at Patco Field in Norristown, Pennsylvania—was having another of its fly-outs.

President's Position: What’s past is prologue

Pilot Magazine | Apr 04, 2014

Most of us weren’t born in May 1939 when a handful of pilots gathered around a table to formalize a commitment they’d long since made—to protect the freedom to fly.

Be a member of the club

Article | Apr 03, 2014

AOPA sees the formation and promotion of flying clubs as a key initiative to bring more people into the flying community.

AOPA members love their pancakes

Article | Apr 02, 2014

More than 200 attendees packed AOPA's Big Yellow Tent on April 2 to feast on free pancakes at the association's first breakfast at Sun 'n Fun, which featured a Q-and-A session with AOPA President Mark Baker.

Fly for $300 a month, Baker says

Article | Apr 02, 2014

With the high cost of avgas and new aircraft prices soaring, is it possible to fly for $200 or $300 a month? "The answer is, you can," said AOPA President Mark Baker at a panel discussion April 1.

Meet Rod Machado, join Baker for pancakes at AOPA campus

Article | Mar 31, 2014

Attendees can meet with flight instructor and author Rod Machado or join AOPA President Mark Baker for a pancake breakfast as part of AOPA’s expanded offerings at the 2014 Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-in and Expo.

Dawn Patrol Flying Club: More affordable, accessible flying

Article | Mar 31, 2014

Affordable flying costs, a strong social aspect, and camaraderie among members are among the reasons for joining Michigan’s Dawn Patrol Flying Club.

Sporty’s pays first rebates to flying clubs

Article | Mar 24, 2014

The first checks from the Sporty’s Flying Club Rebate Program have been sent.

Clemson University club flies high after 87 years

Article | Mar 17, 2014

A storied history, low-cost flight training, and strong support from the school community add up to success for South Carolina’s Clemson University Flying Club.

Aircraft Spotlight

Article | Mar 15, 2014

Club President John Gaither shares Wings of Carolina’s experience with the M20J.

Club Spotlight

Article | Mar 15, 2014

Wings Over Missouri will be an equity-based flying club registered as a 501(c)(7) nonprofit corporation.

Question of the Month

Article | Mar 15, 2014

What is a realistic per-hour cost of flying as a member of a club?

News from Headquarters

Article | Mar 15, 2014

Brenda Tibbs has been appointed as AOPA's new flying club specialist.

Aircraft for Sale

Article | Mar 14, 2014

AOPA Flying Club Network members have first opportunity to buy donated aircraft.

Turnout strong at 'Fly it Forward' events

Article | Mar 12, 2014

AOPA regional managers “flew it forward” to give women and girls their first taste of aviation during Women of Aviation Worldwide Week.