AeroValley Flying Club: not your ordinary flying club!

AeroValley Flying Club is based out of 52F and DTO in North Texas.

Club planes are no-markup leasebacks. Monthly membership dues cover hangars and club insurance, as well as administrative costs for the club.  Each of the airplanes has its own dry hourly tach rate, which goes directly to that airplane’s maintenance and upkeep.

Our Aircraft are available for advanced training for club members. We have local CFIs/CFIIs in the club who can provide training, endorsements, checkouts, etc. Club members contact them directly for arrangement of instructor fees and scheduling.

See our Bylaws to find out more about the club. Sign-Up rates and forms are under Join. For more info, Contact us, or visit our Facebook Page

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Aerovalley Flying Club Bylaws

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    Article 1: Name

    The name of this association shall be Aerovalley Flying Club, also referred to as “AVFC” or simply “the club”.

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    Article 2: Objectives & Purpose

    The objective and purpose shall be the promotion of general aviation with an emphasis on safety, currency, and education, as well as foster camaraderie among the club members, and to provide economic access to safe and affordable aircraft for the membership to enjoy.

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    Article 3: Meetings

    Section 1. Regular Meetings

    Meetings of the club shall be held monthly, or at such time and place as designated by the President.

    Section 2. Special Meetings

    Special meetings may be held at any time upon authorization of the President.

    Section 3. Meetings of the Administrative Board

    Meetings of the Administrative Board shall be held quarterly at such a time and place as designated by the President. A simple majority of the Administrative Board is necessary for a quorum at such meetings.

    Section 4. Meeting attendance

    Any member who is unable to attend a regularly scheduled meeting shall notify the Administrative board by regular mail, email, or by phone. Any member who shall fail to attend 9 or more regularly scheduled meetings for the year, and not otherwise be involved in club emails or online forums, may be placed on “inactive” status, with all privileges suspended, pending a meeting between the member and the Administrative Board to ascertain the member’s status with the club. The Administrative Board, at their discretion, may revoke or reinstate the member’s privileges with or without this meeting.

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    Article 4: Amendments

    Section 1. Definitions

    “Writing” or “Letter” is defined as hand delivery, federal or commercial letter delivery service, or electronic mail. Writing is assumed to have been received if it is acknowledged as having been received manually, or by automatic return-receipt. Physical mail is assumed to have been delivered if not returned within fifteen (15) days. Electronic mail is assumed to have been delivered if no bounce message is received within 60 hours.

    “Ballot” is defined as one of (a)any in-person method of determining the vote such as a show of hands, orally, by written notice, or as agreed upon in the meeting of record for the vote; (b) any write-in votes from voting members which are received by an attending officer prior to the tally; (c) Any vote delivered to an attending officer via methods listed as “In Writing”; (d) any other method deemed acceptable by the Club’s president.

    “Postmarked” means date stamped by a postal service employee, or marked by an internet mail server as evident by: carbon copy / blind carbon copy receipt by another party, or (b) Return Receipt by the target mail server; or (c) Read Receipt by a mail client connected to the target mail address.

    Section 2. Procedure

    A member desiring to amend these By-Laws shall submit his proposal in writing to an officer of the club. Thereafter, the secretary or designee shall furnish a copy of the proposed amendment to each member by in writing not less than fifteen (15) days before the next regular monthly meeting.

    The proposed amendment will be addressed, debated and voted on as new business at the next regular club meeting. The tally will be based on number of ballots received, rather than membership numbers at large. Amendments pass by a 51% majority.

    Ballots which are not received and acknowledged prior to the tally will not be counted. Ballots cast as “abstain” shall be considered no ballot received; however, objections shall be noted in the meeting minutes. Absentee due to emergency will be reviewed on a case by case basis by the board who will then decide whether to accept a late ballot. In no condition will a ballot be accepted more than 3 days after the meeting of record for the vote.

    Clarifications and minor adjustments by the board which do not substantially alter the meaning, or which serve only to clarify intent, shall not be considered amendments. Such updates will be documented, but will require only board approval. Documentation of these updates will be available for member review, and may be disputed via email for good cause. Validly disputed updates will take the same procedures as member submitted amendments.

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    Article 5: Administration

    Club organization, promotion, and administration shall be controlled by the Administrative Board. Help may be employed by the President as necessary.

    Section 1. Officers

    The officers of the club shall be President and Vice President. At the president’s discretion, he or she may appoint a Secretary, Treasurer, Operations, Safety, and/or Maintenance Administrator.

    Section 2. Elections

    Officers shall be elected in the following manner:

    (a) Nominations shall be presented in person, by proxy, or in writing to the first available of: designated nomination committee, incumbent President, highest ranking officer, board member with longest tenure, or member at large with longest membership.

    (b) Nominations may be revoked by two members of the above list of persons for the causes of delinquency, felony record, incapacitation, or by petition of 51% of club members at large, regardless of their attendance at the election; however, such petition must be received and acknowledged prior to the election.

    (c) The slate shall be elected by a show of hands of a majority of the active members present. If there are nominations from the floor, each office shall be voted on separately by a show of hands while the nominees wait outside of the meeting room. The nominee receiving the highest number of votes shall be elected.

    Section 3. Term of office

    Regular Elections shall be held at the regular club meeting in March. All officers shall serve terms of one (1) year commencing on April 1. Should an election be deferred, the incumbent officers shall be expected to continue to carry out the duties of their positions in good faith.

    Should an office be vacated by resignation, incapacitation, or any other reason, then that position’s duties will be carried out by the highest ranking remaining officer until such time as new elections can be performed.

    Section 4. Duties

    (a) Duties of the President

    The President shall be the chief executive officer of the club. He/she shall preside at all regular meetings of the club as well as all Administrative Board meetings. It shall be his/her duty to exercise general supervision over the activities and welfare of the club officers and Administrative Board relative to matters of policy. He/she shall call special or emergency meetings as necessary.

    (b) Duties of the Vice-President

    The Vice-President shall, in the absence of, or during the incapacity of the President as determined by the Administrative Board, perform all duties, and assume all responsibilities of the President until the Administrative Board shall revoke such authority.

    (c) Duties of the Secretary

    The secretary shall keep minutes of the general membership, Administrative Board meetings, membership roster, and shall perform such other duties as may be assigned by the President and Administrative Board.

    (d) Duties of the Treasurer

    The Treasurer shall be responsible for the maintenance of an appropriate bookkeeping system. He/she shall receive and have custody of all club funds and securities, and shall keep full and accurate accounts of receipts and disbursements in books belonging to the club and shall deposit all moneys and other valuable effect in the name and to the credit of the club. He/she shall prepare and furnish, monthly and annually, financial reports of all transactions to the Administrative Board. He/she shall make the club books available to any member for his inspections at any reasonable time, but shall not permit books to be taken from the office of the Treasurer without the consent of the Administrative Board.

    (e) Duties of the Operations/Safety Officer

    The Operations/Safety Officer shall be an FAA licensed instructor (if available). He/she shall direct the flying activities of the club, flight and ground supplemental training programs. He/she will also act as Chief Pilot. He/she shall establish, with the approval of the Administrative Board, rules concerning the flying activities of the club and shall be charged with enforcement thereof.

    (f) Duties of the Maintenance Officer

    The Maintenance Officer shall be an FAA licensed A&P (with Inspection Authority if available). He/she shall be responsible for maintaining each aircraft in airworthy condition. He/she shall be responsible for all the maintenance records and all papers required to be carried in the aircraft. He/she shall originate and supervise all inspections and major overhauls of each aircraft and insure the compliance of all applicable Federal Aviation Regulations. He/she may, with approval of the President, appoint club members who are willing to assist him in his maintenance duties.

    (g) Duties of the immediate past President

    The immediate past President shall be a voting member of the Administrative Board and it shall be his function to counsel and to serve in an advisory capacity to the incumbent President.

    (h) Duties of the Administrative Board

    The Administrative Board shall have charge of all management, organization and policy matters, shall protect and safeguard the club’s interest and welfare, and shall have these specific duties and authority:

    1. To determine initiation fees, monthly dues and flying charges.
    2. Determine proper compensation for members performing services for the club.
    3. Establish rules and regulations and enforce the same unless disapproved by the membership.
    4. Fix penalties for violations of club rules and By-Laws, and determine appropriate reward for good flying practices.
    5. Investigate accidents and incidents involving club property.
    6. Expend the funds of the club and obligate the club for goods and services as provided in the By-Laws.
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    Article 6: Finances

    Section 1. General

    It is the responsibility of the Administrative Board to maintain the club on a financially stable, self supporting basis. No officer of member can obligate the club except as provided by these By-Laws. The Administrative board shall have the authority to pursue reimbursement of any unpaid obligations to the club by any member, past or present, through legal remedies or arbitration. No moneys or assets of the club may be distributed among or to any of the members of the club except upon dissolution or as otherwise provided by these By-Laws.

    Section 2. Financial Authority

    (a) The Treasurer of the club shall have authority to obligate or expend club funds for normal operating cost up to $1000.00 for any one time expenditures.

    (b) The Administrative Board will approve all expenditures of the club between $1000.00 and $2000.00 for normal operating cost.

    (c) Any obligation of $2001.00 or more, and any purchase of new equipment costing $2001.00 or more, must be approved by a majority of the active members present and voting at a regular or special meeting of the club, provided the purchase or sale of said equipment shall be governed by paragraph (d), below.

    (d) Any proposal to sell, lease or purchase an airplane shall be submitted in writing to a regular monthly meeting of the club. Thereafter the Secretary shall furnish a copy of the proposal, together with a written ballot, to each member by mail not less than fifteen (15) days before the next regular monthly, and the proposal shall be voted upon at said meeting. Any proposal to sell or purchase an airplane shall be adopted if approved by two-thirds (2/3) of the active members of the club.

    Section 3. Insurance

    The Administrative Board shall provide for insurance on all airplanes protecting the club against liability for personal injury or property damage to third persons, and providing hull insurance on club aircraft.

    Members are required to carry their own renters policy to cover any damage incurred during while they are Pilot in Command of club aircraft. The minimum coverage is $20,000 of hull coverage.

    Members causing damages while PIC in club aircraft will be responsible to make the claim against their own policy.  In the event of a member causing damage to aircraft or property covered by the club insurance, where the damage exceeds the member’s personal insurance coverage, the club insurance will kick in. The member shall also be responsible for the club insurance deductibles. For any incident/accident resulting from gross negligence by member or damage caused by fuel starvation due to pilot negligence or misjudgment member shall be responsible for all costs up to, and including, $5000 irrespective of insurance coverage.

    Section 4. Damage to club property

    (a) In the event of damage to club property, the Administrative Board shall make a prompt and thorough investigation of the incident, and shall determine the cause and extent of damage. If the damage was caused by (i) negligence, (ii) violation of any Federal Air Regulation, and/or (iii) any rule of the club, the member responsible shall be liable to the club for said damages to the extent that the club is not reimbursed for the same through insurance coverage.

    (b) In the event a member found to be at fault is not able to pay the said damages, balance to the repair shall be taken from the club treasury, and action will be taken to recover the amount from the member.

    Section 5. Monthly Charges

    The Treasurer shall, on or before the 25th day of each month, deliver to each member a statement of the dues for the following month and any charges incurred by the member in the current month. In the event the amount shown on said statement is not paid on or before the fifteenth day of the following month the members flying privileges will be suspended and the following procedure shall apply:

    (a) The Treasurer will be responsible for notifying the member in writing that flying privileges have been suspended, the amount the member has outstanding, and the period under consideration. Said notification must be postmarked not later than the 16th of the month after suspension is enacted.

    (b) The Treasurer will be responsible for notifying the club Officers of the action taken in subparagraph (a) above.

    (c) The Operations/Safety Officer will be responsible for suspending flight privileges by locking scheduler account(s), or by placing in the Flying Schedule Book a list of those members ineligible for flight privileges by reason of delinquency.

    (d) The delinquent member automatically becomes inactive if payment has not been received by the 30th of the month following notification of flying suspension. Notification of this action will be submitted to the delinquent member in writing by the club President.

    (g) The delinquent member will be reinstated with all club privileges after receipt and bank clearance for all outstanding funds, provided same is received prior to the last day of the second delinquent month.

    (h) The Administrative Board is hereby empowered and authorized to make an exception in delinquency cases where investigation shows circumstances, which in the Board’s opinion, are extenuating.

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    Article 7: Membership

    Applicants for membership must complete and sign an application. This must be submitted along with the appropriate initiation fee, which is half refundable after one year. Upon acceptance for membership, and payment of the required monthly dues, the applicant becomes a member in good standing. Monthly dues shall be paid the first of each month and credited to each member’s account at that time. Members may withdraw from the club at any time by notifying the President in writing (e-mail). If member withdraws within the first year’s membership, member forfeits his/her initiation fee.

    Members who have withdrawn in good standing may rejoin by paying the appropriate Initiation fee and first months’ dues, subject to the Administrative Boards’ approval. The Administrative Board may limit the acceptance of new members at any time.

    Fees for flight time will be billed to the members’ account. Flight time is to be paid along with monthly dues to the club. Payment shall be made by check. All payments will be mailed or delivered to the Secretary/Treasurer. Accounts overdue by more than 30 days may result in flying privileges being suspended until the account is paid in full. A returned check charge of $25 will be assessed for any returned check. Flight privileges will be suspended until payments and fees are made.

    Members may have their membership terminated for reasonable cause by the Administrative Board at any time. The board may, at its sole discretion, chose whether to waive dues or other member liabilities. After reconciling the member’s account, any un-waived remainder remains due to the club after termination and until valid payment is received.

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    Article 8: Dissolution of Club

    Section 1. Procedure

    A proposal to dissolve the club must be submitted in writing to a regular monthly meeting and must bear the signatures of not less 75% of the active membership. If said proposal is in proper order, the Administrative Board shall direct the Secretary to furnish a copy of the proposal, together with a written ballot, to each active member by mail not less than fifteen (15) days before the next regular monthly meeting. Members may cast their ballots by delivery to the secretary at or before the next regular meeting, and need not by present at the meeting to vote. The ballots shall be counted at said meeting. The proposal shall be adopted if approved by three-fourths (3/4) of the active members.

    Section 2. Liquidation

    Upon dissolution, the Administrative Board shall be designated as trustees, and shall marshal all assets of the club, liquidate the same by sale at fair market value, and from said proceeds pay all debts and obligations of the club. Any money remaining after payment of debts and obligations shall be distributed equally among the active members.

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    Article 9: General Rules

    1. Members shall observe all federal, state, local, and flying club rules and regulations.
    2. Only club members may act as PIC of club aircraft.
    3. Members may not take any club aircraft unless they have received a checkout specific to that aircraft by the Chief Pilot or his designee. In addition, the member’s records on file must be signed by Chief Pilot for each type of club aircraft that he/she is authorized to fly.
    4. Club currency requirements shall be the same as FAA currency requirements for day or night currency (3 ‘touch and gos’ within 90 days for day currency and 3 full stop landings within 90 days for night currency). If this is not accomplished, a check ride with a Club Instructor shall be required to continue to fly club aircraft.
    5. Unless prior approval is obtained from the Chief Pilot, the PIC shall fly from the left seat only.
    6. No smoking in the aircraft or on the ramp.
    7. Member pilots shall follow all pre-flight procedures as stated on aircraft pre-flight checklist. Oil levels must be checked before flight and oil added as required. Any damage to aircraft engine caused by flying without sufficient oil in the engine shall be the financial responsibility of the member who flew the plane last.
    8. Any malfunction, trouble, or damage MUST be listed on the squawk sheet and reported immediately to the Operations/Safety or Maintenance Officer.
    9. Only club management may authorize maintenance on club aircraft. To ensure reimbursement of emergency maintenance costs away from the base airport, members should contact the Operations/Safety or Maintenance Officer for authorization and instructions concerning any mechanical problems that may occur away from the home airport.
    10. Unless in an emergency situation, or without prior authorization of the Chief Pilot. No landings on dirt, gravel, grass, unimproved runways will be allowed. If emergency landing is made, pilot must notify the Chief Pilot or the President of the situation immediately and shall not attempt to take off without authorization from the Chief Pilot or President. Club members may operate club aircraft from Private runways with the permission of the owner of the private runway and authorization of the Administrative Board.
    11. Careless procedures or abuse to aircraft beyond normal wear and tear is chargeable to the club member responsible.
    12. Touching the propellers is limited to preflight inspection and straightening props to horizontal after flight. Before touching any prop, check that the magnetos and master switch are off, with the keys in sight. “Treat all props as hot.” No hand propping to start aircraft at any time.
    13. Members will be charged for battery recharge and other costs resulting from them leaving the airplane master switch on after flight.
    14. Aircraft must be returned on time. Aircraft are to be tied down properly or chocked correctly, all litter removed, control locks installed, and seat belts neatly stowed after each flight. Ensure that the parking brake is engaged.
    15. Aircraft taxi speeds should be kept to the speed of a brisk walk or slow jog at all times.
    16. All flight time and names must be logged legibly in the aircraft time log.
    17. A destination must be given when scheduling any cross-country flight. Flight plans are required for all cross country flights in club aircraft. Members may be suspended for habitual tardiness or failure to show for scheduled appointments.
    18. Scheduled aircraft should be canceled immediately if the flight cannot be made. This can be done with the on line scheduling facility 24 hours a day. At least 1 hour’s notice is requested for short flights and 24 hours for aircraft scheduled longer than 4 hours. Aircraft may be re-dispatched after 30 minutes if unclaimed by original member.
    19. Pilots shall adhere to FAA regulations regarding VFR ceilings and visibility requirements at all times during any flight. For touch and go operations at 52F, minimum ceilings shall be 2,143’MSL (1,500’AGL). Pilots shall ensure that the current winds will not exceed the maximum cross wind component of 17kts for club aircraft. Pilots shall base their cross wind component calculations using gust speeds if ASOS reports wind gusts.
    20. All pilots shall adhere to VFR reserve fuel minimums.
    21. Pilots shall exercise due diligence in flight planning to ensure there is sufficient fuel for the flight with required reserves.
    22. Pilots shall calculate weight/balance before any flight to ensure the aircraft is not overloaded and will have sufficient fuel to complete the flight with required reserves.
    23. Aircraft time log will be kept in the file cabinet in the hangar.
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    Article 10: Flight Operations

    Section 1. Fees and Charges

    The Administrative Board shall fix hourly rates for each airplane owned or leased by the club. Aircraft rates shall be based on Tach hour reading. Each member will be responsible for refueling the aircraft after flight using the clubs gas card (kept in the flight book). The club will furnish all oil. Fuel purchased at other airports shall be reimbursed if a receipt is provided showing total amount of purchase.

    Section 2. Scheduling

    (a) No member may fly any airplane unless scheduled to do so.

    (b) Members are requested to coordinate with members or club officers for reservations over 7 days.

    (c) RESERVED

    (d) For the purposes of this section, the “weekend” shall be defined as 18:00 on Friday through 18:00 on Sunday.

    (e) There shall be no exceptions to the scheduling rules without the express permission of the Administrative Board.

    Section 3. Qualifications

    (a) All club members must satisfactorily accomplish a check ride given by a club instructor for each club airplane, regardless of experience, certificates or ratings. No member shall be permitted to use an outside (non-member) instructor pilot for any reason or purpose in any club aircraft, unless extenuating circumstances exist, and only then with special permission from the Administrative Board.

    (b) Members who are not licensed pilots shall not fly club aircraft.

    (c) No member may operate any club airplane having a constant speed propeller and/or retractable landing gear until such member has logged 5 hours in an airplane with a constant speed propeller and retractable landing gear after receiving their Private Pilot Rating and has been checked out as provided in section (a), above. In lieu of the 5 hour requirement, a pilot may operate such airplane after receiving 3 hours of dual instruction in a club aircraft with constant speed propeller and /or retractable from a club instructor.

    (d) All recurrent proficiency checks for Club members shall be aligned with the FAA Biennial flight review. If the Club member chooses to use a non Club Authorized Instructor for the Biennial, the review cannot be done using Club aircraft. The Club member must provide proof of Biennial review to a Club Officer no later than 7 days after the review is completed to remain authorized to fly Club aircraft. Proof of completion should be a copy of the logbook endorsement.

    (e) A club member whose pilot ability is questioned in any manner by the Operations/Safety Officer or any other member may be required to demonstrate his/her pilot ability to the club Instructor or Chief Pilot at any time it is deemed necessary to insure the high level of safety performance and judgment which is required with in the Club.

    (f) Only club members shall be the sole manipulator of the controls of club aircraft, so long as the member is properly rated for the aircraft and is current. Non members may “act” as PIC of club aircraft if they are serving as “Safety Pilot” for members who are working toward their Instrument rating. The following questions are examples:

    Question: If a club member does not have a current medical, could the club member fly club aircraft with a non-member rated pilot with a current medical? Answer: NO. The member could not legally be PIC.

    Question: If the member does not have a current medical, could the member fly club aircraft with another rated pilot that is a member of the club? Answer: YES. The member that is current and has the current medical would be PIC.

    Question: If the member is a private pilot without an instrument rating, could they fly in IMC with a non-member who is an instrument rated pilot? Answer NO. The member could not legally be PIC.

    Question: If the member pilot is a certificated Private Pilot working on Instrument rating, could he fly with a non-member who is acting as a Safety Pilot? Answer: Yes, as long as non-member pilot is acting as Pilot in Command.

    Section 4. Responsibility

    The club member who is Pilot in Command of a club aircraft is fully responsible for and required to see that the aircraft is operated in strict compliance with Federal Air Regulations, Federal Communication Commission regulations, the provisions of the operating manual of the aircraft, these rules and By-Laws, local field regulations and good flying practices, except that when a member is receiving instruction from a club flight instructor, in which case the instructor has such responsibility.

    Section 5. Accident Reports

    The member in command of the airplane shall make a written report of all aircraft accidents, violation charges, and incidents in which the aircraft has been operated not in accordance with its operations manual, to the Operations/Safety Officer within forty-eight (48) hours after the occurrence. Incidents of operation other than as provided in the operation manual shall also be noted in the aircraft logbook.

    Section 6. Authorized Airports

    Except in case of emergency, club aircraft shall be landed at and operated only from public or private airports appearing on current sectional charts and where landings or other operations are not otherwise restricted.

    Section 7. Cross Country Procedures

    Members making cross-country flights shall:

    (a) Schedule the aircraft for the desired date(s) and times

    (b) Check the logbook to insure that the aircraft has sufficient time prior to an inspection, and that it is mechanically suitable for such flight.

    (c) Use of FAA flight plans on such flights are recommended by the club.

    (d) Be responsible for servicing the aircraft with proper fuel and oil, and for the proper storage and protection of the aircraft.

    (e) Have authority to spend up to $200.00 for airworthiness repairs to club owned aircraft. This authority is limited to $100 for non-owned club aircraft. Full and complete receipts and other memoranda showing the exact nature and extent of any such repairs must be secured and delivered to the Treasurer. A club officer must authorize repairs costing more than the above limits.

    Section 8. Night Flying

    A Club member may act as Pilot in Command of a Club aircraft between the hours of sunset and sunrise only if he/she meets the requirements of FAR 61.57(b) as stated:

    61.57(b) Night takeoff and landing experience.
    (1) Except as provided in paragraph (e) of this section, no person may act as pilot in command of an aircraft carrying passengers during the period beginning 1 hour after sunset and ending 1 hour before sunrise, unless within the preceding 90 days that person has made at least three takeoffs and three landings to a full stop during the period beginning 1 hour after sunset and ending 1 hour before sunrise, and —
    (i) That person acted as sole manipulator of the flight controls; and
    (ii) The required takeoffs and landings were performed in an aircraft of the same category, class, and type (if a type rating is required).

    (2) The takeoffs and landings required by paragraph (b)(1) of this section may be accomplished in a flight simulator that is—
    (i) Approved by the Administrator for takeoffs and landings, if the visual system is adjusted to represent the period described in paragraph (b)(1) of this section; and
    (ii) Used in accordance with an approved course conducted by a training center certificated under part 142 of this chapter.


    Section 9. Miscellaneous

    After each flight the pilot in command shall:

    1. Have the aircraft topped off at the aircraft’s home base as established by the Administrative Board
    2. Enter the time of operation in the aircraft log, noting oil used and any discrepancies
    3. Personally supervise the storage in the hangar or tie down of the aircraft
    4. If there are any maintenance issues notify the President, Vice President or Maintenance Officer by telephone or email.

Our Fleet

A Message From Our Founder

“I am excited about the prospect of starting a flying club. I have always wanted to belong to an organization with the camaraderie of others who are like-minded about flying. I don’t know why it had to be, but one of the main tenets of a club, in my mind, is to have the kind of people with the eternal flame in their hearts for flying, so as not to let it be extinguished. The core of any flying club should consist of member’s with that flame.

I began this effort in 2009. I gave this club the name “Aerovalley” to honor the legacy of the little airport the great Edna Gardner Whyte built. She built this place without help from banks, selling about everything she had and borrowing from friends and giving her own blood, sweat and tears to the effort.

It is my desire to watch this club grow and flourish while I am here and beyond my time. I believe that we as a club can maintain the enthusiasm for flying and promote the value of general aviation to others through our club activities and by our example bring others into the world of aviation and inspire new pilots.

Thanks for looking us up!”