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Welcome to the website of the Bald Eagle Flying Club, providing affordable flying to the Portland, Maine area for 61 years. 

Here you will find information on the club, our members, our aircraft, learning to fly, popular flying destinations, and club activities. Interested in joining the club? Please visit the contact page and send us a message. Curious about the club or just want some more information? Visit the faqs page for answers to commonly asked questions about the club. 

Club members may log into the site by visiting the login page. 

Curious about what our members are up to? Check out the flying blogs

Ever wanted to learn to fly? Have a look at the learn to fly page for information on how to get started and how the club can help!

The Bald Eagle Flying Club is based out of the Portland International Jetport (KPWM) in Portland, ME. We are currently 50+ members strong and always looking for new members who want to experience the joy of affordable flying. The club has three planes: a 1979 Cessna 172N, a newly acquired 1985 Cessna 172P, and a 2004 Alarus CH2000. We have 2 active flight instructors to help with new members who want to learn how to fly, and for existing pilots who want to add a rating or for your flight review.

Our members keep the aircraft flying, and we are a safety and maintenance contious club - we want our planes in the air as often as possible and we want them in the best possible flying shape when they are in the air. Our two maintenance officers, both of whom are also board members, keep tabs on all maintenance items for the aircraft and perform routine maintenance as required. Safe, well maintained planes = safe flights. 

The Bald Eagle Flying Club members meet monthly to go over club related items, maintenance squaks, and just to keep up with each other the and exploits of our pilots and student pilots. 

 

Upcoming Club Events


AOPA Rusty Pilots Seminar

When: April 1st, 2017 from 9:00a to noon.

What: AOPA Rusty Pilots seminar. Led by an experienced AOPA presenter, this seminar is aimed at pilots who haven't flown in a while but are looking to get back into the cockpit. A wealth of information will be discussed, and it will be of interest to active pilots as well. Free with AOPA membership, or $69 for non-members. Refreshments to be provided by the club, and the club airplanes will be on the ramp. Club instructors will also be available to discuss the training needed to get back in the air!

Where: MAC Air Group, LLC, 100 Aviation Blvd, South Portland, Maine, 04106, Portland International Jetport(KPWM)

More Info: AOPA Website


Club Meeting

When: 3rd Monday of each month at 7:00 PM.

Where: Portland International Jetport | 1001 Westbrook St, Portland | Communication Center Conference Room


Hangar Flying Night

When: 1st Thursday of each month from 6:00p to around 9:00p

What: A get-together of local pilots, air traffic controllers, club members, and other aviation enthusiasts for dinner, drinks, and lots of good conversation. 

Where: Sebago Brewing Portland