Upcoming events

    • April 22, 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • East Hill Flying Club, 62 Brown Rd, Ithaca NY 14850

    Enjoy a fun and educational opportunity for free at East Hill. Refreshments will be served. We present an overview of a typical flight training sequence. We cover all these steps and challenges in our discussions and hands-on during the seminar.

    Please also explore our website for more information. Also, note that while we are a very professional FAA Part 141 Flight School, we also know how to have fun and increase your skills. If you have any questions, please email Mike Thomas, Club Manager and Chief Instructor.

    • April 26, 2018
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Ithaca High School York Hall, 1401 North Cayuga St, Ithaca NY 14850

    Collision Course: Avoiding Airborne Traffic

    The “big sky” can get awfully small when multiple aircraft are in the vicinity. Even with ATC support and traffic displays, near misses happen too frequently and midair collisions still happen. Advanced technologies which ensure more precise course and altitude tracking and more aircraft converging on fewer airports all work to shrink the “big sky”.

    ASI’s new seminar looks at the problem from a risk management perspective. We identify high-risk scenarios and locations, then lay out strategies for avoiding them. From congested corridors to frenetic fly-ins, we talk about:

    • Human eye limitations that impact the “see and avoid” philosophy
    • Proven techniques on enhancing visual scan effectiveness
    • Maximizing your visibility to other aircraft
    • The promise and peril of cockpit technology
    • “Danger zones” you may not be aware of
    For more details, see: https://www.aopa.org/forms/event-registration/SSCOLL_NY_180426

    • May 05, 2018
    • East Hill Flying Club, 62 Brown Rd, Ithaca NY 14850

    Stay tuned for more details on our first club fly-out of the season - a trip to Cherry Ridge airport.

    • May 19, 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • 72 Brown Road Ithaca, NY 14850

    Instructed by AOPA Ambassador Norm Isler.

    Life may have gotten in the way, but the dream of flight can be yours again. Returning to the skies is not as difficult as most rusty pilots think. We’re inviting you back in the cockpit and will help you get there. Come and participate in this Rusty Pilots program with fellow lapsed pilots. We will help you understand what’s changed in aviation since you last took the controls and brush up on your aviation knowledge. The Rusty Pilots program is developed by AOPA in partnership with local flight training providers in order to create the best environment for getting you back in the air and a part of the general aviation community.

    • It is easier than most people think – no FAA check ride or test
    • Might not even need a medical
    • Plus, by attending, you'll be getting two to three hours of ground instruction towards your flight review!

    Pre-registration is encouraged since seats fill up fast! To pre-register for this event, visit the official event page here: https://hangar.aopa.org/events/item/52/1199

Past events

March 25, 2018 Learn to Fly - March 2018
March 08, 2018 ForeFlight Presentation
February 18, 2018 Learn to Fly - February 2018
February 15, 2018 Banners over Baltimore - WAI Presentation
January 20, 2018 EHFC Winter Party
December 19, 2017 Flying the Feathered Edge - Movie Screening
December 17, 2017 Learn to Fly - December 2017
December 16, 2017 Ithaca Tower Tour
December 07, 2017 From Runways to Raptors - Presentation
November 18, 2017 Sean's Aerobatic Adventures - Presentation
November 12, 2017 Learn to Fly - November 2017
October 22, 2017 Learn to Fly - October 2017
October 19, 2017 To the West Coast and Back by Skyhawk (Presentation)
October 15, 2017 Ithaca Aviation Heritage Open House
September 28, 2017 Women in Aviation International - Organizational Meeting
September 17, 2017 Fall Harvest Pancake Breakfast
August 29, 2017 EAA - Ovid airport picnic
August 13, 2017 Elmira Approach Tour
August 13, 2017 Learn to Fly - August 2017
July 13, 2017 Presentation - flying a Cub across the US
July 08, 2017 EAA Summer Picnic
June 18, 2017 Annual Father's Day Pancake Breakfast
June 11, 2017 Learn to Fly - June 2017
June 08, 2017 Seminar - Flying to Canada
May 27, 2017 EAA 811 May Fly-out - Hamilton, NY (KVGC)
May 18, 2017 Lucja's Excellent Flying Adventures - Presentation
May 13, 2017 Young Eagles with Girl Scouts
May 01, 2017 Optimum Weather Detection Tools - Webinar
April 23, 2017 Waldo
April 23, 2017 Learn to Fly - April 2017
April 11, 2017 EHFC Board Meeting
March 28, 2017 EAA811 March meeting - Decision making under stress, a talk by Larry Baum
March 26, 2017 Learn to Fly - March 2017
March 11, 2017 Early Spring BBQ
February 25, 2017 Syracuse Safety Stand Down 2017
February 19, 2017 Learn to Fly - February 2017
February 16, 2017 How to File with ICAO
February 12, 2017 The $100 Snapshot: Aerial Photography for art and fun

After our delicious lunch, David St. George (remember him, left to become a real pilot) has offered to give a short talk and answer any questions about being a charter pilot.

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