Welcome To Start A Flying Club

Start A Flying Club, brought to you by Ground Effect Advisors, is dedicated to the creation and evolution of flying clubs. Combining passion for flight with extensive flying club experience, our executive team is committed to sharing insight, answering questions and most exciting of all, helping grow the general aviation community.

Let us be your copilot as we share our flying club perspectives in the Blog, or tune the frequency to our Contact the Tower section for roundtable responses to flying club related questions submitted to us. We can’t wait to hear from you!

Addressing our namesake, we are excited to be assisting in the development of the next great flying club through our Flying Club Scholarship.

Flying Club Scholarship

One hundred twenty six applications were received for the first ever Flying Club Scholarship. Our finalists will be selected soon and winner announced on June 1, 2013. Learn More

Contact the Tower

Contact the Tower is a new series on Start A Flying Club where our experts answer your questions and share an audio file of our roundtable discussion on the topic. Listen Now

Application Map

Check out the home airports for our Flying Club Scholarship applicants. We are excited about the breadth of airports represented by our applicants.

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Latest From The Blog

Hangar Talk

Flying Clubs are a great way to lower the cost of flying and upgrade the experience, which can result in increased social interaction
Bruce Landsberg, AOPA
Starting a flying club is easier than you think. For aviation to get back into a growth mode we need more clubs as soon as possible.
Marc Epner, Leading Edge Flying Club
According to AOPA flying club research, 55 percent of pilots interviewed have been or were in a flying club. Of those, 96 percent felt it was a positive experience.
AOPA Study
Clubs offer a compelling mix of affordability, community and—more often than not—good quality flight instruction.
Adam Smith, AOPA