Congratulations Alice!

Alice Deters became a private pilot on August 21, 2019. Alice is a sophomore at UVA and has been a Flight Club member since August 2016. Congrats Alice!

Good Luck Seniors!

As fall is right around the corner, we’d like to wish our senior members good luck as they enter their first year of college or other post-high school endeavors. Be sure to fly in and say hi from time to time! Here’s some insight on two of Flight Club’s former Executive Board members: Kate and…

More Soloes (Woohoo!)

We’ve got more soloists everyone! Congratulations to Colin, Jimmy, Eloise, Evan, and Brooks for completing their first solo flight this August 11th. Great job, guys!

Motivation Monday: Dominique Leonard-Curry

Dominique Leonard-Curry grew up in Jefferson, Indiana, where she never considered aviation as a career. A family friend, who worked as a UPS pilot, introduced her to the field by inviting her to a summer camp held by OBAP (Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals). The camp taught her about the different aspects of aviation—not just…

Dwayne Soloed!

Congratulations to Dwayne Johnson for accomplishing his first solo flight! We’re so proud and happy for him. Next up: pilot’s license!

OBAP Visits Flight Club 502

On July 22, OBAP’s ACE Academy paid a visit to Flight Club 502 to learn about who we are and what we do. Senior members gave campers an informational session about the club and shared their experiences as members. Then, we provided them with a tour of our awesome space. Thank you to UPS Captain…

Build Suspended For Oshkosh

The RV12iS project has been delivered to UPS for its trip to Oshkosh, where it’ll be getting a ride in a brand new $340 million Boeing 747-8F! Due to AirVenture Oshkosh, the build is suspended and will proceed on Monday, July 29, from 5 to 7pm. Thank you to everyone who volunteered their time to…

Private Pilot Alert!

On July 19, Flight Club 502’s President, Henry Putney, passed his pilot check ride, the last step to attaining his private pilot certificate! We’re so excited for him and can’t wait to see what he accomplishes next in his flight career. Congratulations, Henry—all that hard work paid off!

Second Aviation Tours and Flight Camp

Flight Club 502 has completed its second Aviation Tours and Flight Camp, and it was amazing! They received a look at the Louisville International Airport and the Kentucky Air National Guard’s C-130s, as well as a flight in a hot air balloon and the club’s Cessna aircrafts! Campers got a look at Louisville International Airport’s…

A New Member to the Flight Club Family

Exciting news, everyone! Flight Club 502 has recently purchased a new Cessna-150 aircraft for pilot training! His name is Bumblebee, and we can’t wait to start flying him as soon as possible!