Membership Details and Costs

Flight Cub 502 is a non-profit 501(c)(3), based at Bowman Field (KLOU), Louisville, KY and is dedicated to inspiring success through aviation. Kids 13 – 20 years old eligible to join. Flight Club 502 is insured and staffed by professional adult volunteers, many of whom are CFI’s and Airline Pilots.

Flight Club 502 Primary Activities

(1) Provides low cost flight training, up to a Private Pilots Certificate

(2) Provides Ground School, Summer Camps and other Aviation Related Curriculum and events

(3) Provides and opportunity of kids to participate in building an actual aircraft

How To Become a Member 

Anyone can sign up at no cost to participate in the RV-12 aircraft Build. However, in order to participate in Flight Training activities, prospective members are required to pay the $200 membership fee and attend and “Introduction to Aviation Class”

In order to participate and any of the Flight Club activities kids must have a parent or legal guardian sign a waiver of liability.  Flight training costs are $60 per hour wet (fuel included) to rent the Cessna 150 and any additional hourly CFI costs. The cost to complete a PPL is about $5000 which is about half of the cost of what a typical flight school would charge.

If you are interested in becoming a member, please email us at or click on “Contact Us” link