COVID-19 Protocols, Procedures and Waiver

Below you will find documents outlining Flight Club 502’s new COVID-19 procedures, which are to be followed during all club activities and while flying. Please read each document carefully and complete the waiver of liability before participating in any club events and the signed agreement before flying.

Let’s talk about stalls

Stalls…one of the early procedures, dreaded by many, taught before the solo flight. A stall occurs when the aircraft is pitched so high that air can no longer flow over the wing smoothly. They most often occur when climbing during takeoff or starting the flare too early in landing. In flight training, these “power-on” and…

A Message for Intro to Aviation Class

Hi everyone, we missed seeing our Intro to Aviation class today, and decided to put together a video for our last meeting of the year. Several of our senior members shared their experience in the club, as well as the requirements for membership and the path to attaining the private pilot’s license. Enjoy and stay…

A&P Mechanic: Aaron Jozwiak

Flight Club member Aaron Jozwiak has recently completed the first half of his aircraft and power plant mechanic training! 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…

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%…

***COVID-19 UPDATE***

In response to recent information regarding coronavirus (COVID-19), we will be cancelling all meetings and flights for the remainder of April. We will reassess after May 1, 2020. Please check Facebook for interesting classes and information.

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…