A New Member to the Flight Club Family

Exciting news, everyone! Flight Club 502 has recently purchased a new Cessna-150 aircraft for pilot training! His name is Bumblebee, and we can’t wait to start flying him as soon as possible!

Intro to Aviation Camp

Another week in June, and another great summer camp hosted by Flight Club 502! This week was all about Intro to Aviation. Campers were taught the basics of flying and aerodynamics by Flight Club’s senior members, and they also took tours of some of the awesome aviation facilities in Louisville. Throughout the week, the kids…

Camp #1: Complete!

Day 2: On Tuesday, the Aviation Tour and Flight Camp was given an inside look at the Kentucky Air National Guard Base! We were escorted to the base’s aircrafts, and were sure to ask plenty of questions. The kids sat in the cockpit and felt what it was like to be an actual Air Force…

It’s Summertime!

Summer is officially here, and today Flight Club 502 kicked off our first summer camp of the season! This energetic group had an awesome time during their exclusive tour of the Bowman Field Control Tower. They watched as airplanes took off and landed and learned all about how air traffic controllers work to keep pilots…

Motivation Monday: Jessica Cox

When an obstacle is presented, will you choose to take it head on or allow it to keep you from your goals? That is the question Jessica Cox was faced with many times throughout her life, as she was born without arms. Born in Arizona in 1983, it is still unknown today why she never…

Memorial Day

Flight Club 502 would like to thank the men and women who have served in our military as well as remember those who have died while fighting for the US. We appreciate each and every one of you!

Congrats Afton!

Happy birthday Afton Putney, and congratulations for successfully accomplishing your first solo flight this morning! We’re so proud of you!

First Combat Flying Female Marine in the US Stops By the Hangar

For Flight Club 502’s last Intro to Aviation meeting, we were given the opportunity to meet Colonel Amy M. McGrath-Henderson “Krusty,” the first female Marine to fly on a combat mission. She shared her story with us as well as some advice for aspiring pilots. Colonel McGrath has over 2,000 flight hours and has flown…

Special Guests at Hangar 5

Thanks to Officer Jason Sattich, a helicopter pilot with the Louisville Metro Police Department, for coming out to Hangar 5 and talking with our students about careers in aviation through police academies and defense agencies! We’re extremely grateful to have the brave men and women of the LMPD watching over our city and keeping us…