Flight Cub 502 is a non-profit 501(c)(3), based at Bowman Field (KLOU), Louisville, KY and is dedicated to inspiring success in the youth of America. The club was established in 2015 and is owned and operated by its members. Kids 13 – 20 years old eligible to join. We also have a Junior Flight Club, lead by our senior officers available to kids ages 8-12. Flight Club 502 is insured and staffed by professional volunteers, but in order to participate all kids must have a parent or legal guardian sign a waiver of liability. All members are required to help with fundraising when needed and other general contributions to maintaining the aircraft or other equipment.
Prerequisites for joining Flight Club 502 include the “Introduction to Aviation Class” which is taught by the senior members of flight club. After the class, prospective members need to have a recommendation from a teacher and from a flight club member. This class includes 7 ground school classes beginning in October ending in May. The class is one Sunday per month from 2-4PM. It includes a logbook, Flight Club 502 t-shirt, use of the Redbird Simulator and the online textbook. The cost of the class is: $225. If you are interested in becoming a member, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org through the Contact Us subsection