***COVID-19 UPDATE***

In response to recent information regarding coronavirus (COVID-19), we will be cancelling all meetings and flights for the remainder of March. We will reassess after April 4th. Please be on the lookout for more information.

A&P Mechanic: Aaron Joswiak

Flight Club member Aaron Jozwiak has recently become an aircraft and power plant mechanic! He is the first in his family to become involved in aviation and shared, “I just think it’s the coolest thing because it’s a different/unique way to travel.” Next steps include continuing to study airframe next semester at Jefferson Community and…

Some Advice About the Written Exam

You never know when something will cause you to cancel a flight lesson—weather, plane maintenance, finances, you name it—and it can easily slow your progress. Instead of becoming discouraged, use this time to prepare and knock out your private pilot written exam. Check out this article to see how pilot Sarah Nisler earned a 98%…

Happy International Women’s Day!

Happy International Women’s Day! Thank you to all the amazing women, especially Laura Benson Jones, that have helped make Flight Club 502 what it is today.

Congrats Kai!

Congratulations to Kai Poepsel for soloing today!!! Kai is a senior at Collegiate and was encouraged to join Flight Club by our president, Henry Putney. He is a volunteer at Baptist East and is studying to be an EMT! He shared, “I think this experience has been great because of the community and everyone being…

Dwayne passed his check-ride!

Congratulations to Dwayne Johnson for passing his check-ride today and becoming a private pilot! Dwayne is a freshman at Eastern Kentucky University and was introduced to flying through his participation in our RV-12 build project. Besides flying, he enjoys playing violin and    video games. “Use your resources and connections,” Dwayne advises student pilots. “No…

Carol’s a private pilot now!

A huge congratulations to Caroline Schmid for passing her check-ride and becoming a private pilot! Caroline is a senior at Sacred Heart Academy, is a member of the Madrigals and loves to travel. She was introduced to flying by her mom, who is a UPS pilot. She has studied diligently and dedicated long hours to…

I soloed!

It’s official, my first solo is now in the books! It has been a long ride, but the wait was worth it. A special thank you to Captain Dean Rice for your amazing instruction and encouragement. I would also like to thank everyone who came out today in a show of support. Accomplishing this dream…

Scholarship Opportunity

Calling all young pilots: If you have a story about an event that has changed or shaped how you fly, Air Facts Journal wants to hear from you! Applications are open for the second annual Richard Collins Writing Prize for Young Pilots. Pilots no older than 24 can submit a story—no longer than 1,500 words—for…

AOPA High School Flight Training Scholarship

Hey Flight Club! AOPA (Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association) is accepting applications for their AOPA High School Flight Training Scholarship. 80 selected students will receive a $10,000 scholarship in 2020. Per the website, “scholarship recipients will be able to use the money for direct flight training expenses to pursue a primary pilot certificate, such as…