Classes

Radio Control Planes, hot air balloons, gliders, airplanes, helicopters, tours! FUN in Aviation! We are a volunteer based organization – remember to say thank you to the awesome volunteers for teaching these amazing classes.

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RADIO CONTROL AIRCRAFT CLASS

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Ready to Fly!  Remote Control Aircraft!
Taught by Captain Jim Schroder
Informational Meeting December 7th, 10AM – 11:30AM
This class will go over the basics of Remote Control Flying!  You will get to fly a ready to fly trainer and learn the basics of flight. 
The Advanced Class in the Spring will build a Radio Control Aircraft (see pictures below!)
$30 donation which will include your membership to the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) and membership for the River City Radio Control Club Louisville Kentucky (RCRC).
Classes will meet on Saturday mornings from 10AM -12 noon:  January 11, January 25, February 8, February 27, March 14, March 28

ADVANCED PRIVATE PILOT COURSE

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Advanced Private Pilot Course
for: FLIGHT CLUB MEMBERS (and PARENTS) 
 INFORMATIONAL MEETING:  December 11, 2019 10AM.
This advanced 40 hour course will prepare you for your private pilot’s license and help you become a safe pilot.
The classes will officially begin on January 11, 2020.  Saturday mornings from 9AM – 12 Noon and meet for 14 consecutive weeks.  Instructor:  Peter Miller
$225: Includes 40 hours of ground instruction.
All Private Pilot FAA subject areas will be covered including:
Aerodynamics
Aircraft performance
Airspace
Communications & Radar Services
How to read & understand sectional charts
Flight Operations
FAA regulations
Safe Flight Operations
Navigation
Weight and Balance

INTRODUCTION TO HOT AIR BALLOONING

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INFORMATION Meeting:  December 8th at 3:30PM (following the intro to aviation class)

Instructed by:  Captain Peyton Hoge, the past FAA Designated Flight Examiner, Airline Transport Pilot, Flight Instructor, Hot Air Balloon Pilot

This class is an introduction to Lighter than Air (LTA), you wil learn what is required to solo and obtain a Hot Air Balloon License, aviation weather pertaining to LTA, how to preflight the balloon, balloon inflation, flight characteristics and principals of flight.

There will be 4-6 classes, dates TBD beginning January 2020.

COMING SOON! Sign up Links will be available soon!

  1. Junior Flight Club – 4 classes, including aviation tours, ground school and a flight. Will begin in January. Will be posted soon!
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  1. INTRO TO AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE – 6 Classes: change oil, change brake bads, learn how to check spark plugs and engine compression and more!
  2. LEADERSHIP WORKSHOPS – 6-8 classes: personal growth, building resiliency, leadership development, Academic Success, Career Awareness, Community Involvement, Cultural Awareness, Public Policy and Leadership and Financial Literacy.

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