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15 May 2020: Partial re-opening authorized by the Base Commander. We have been authorized to begin flying for currency only. The only members who can begin flying are those who are CURRENT. Member must be current for the Safety Meetings, and there will be no flying with anyone other than the member – to include no instructors.  Flights will only be conducted between 7 am and 12 pm (noon) on Monday through Friday, beginning 20 May.  All flights will be local only.  Only 7882N and 7867N will be available to fly and flight time will be limited to 2 hour blocks. See attachment for more details.

06 May 2020: To meet the requirements for the May Safety Meeting, email the Chief Flight Instructor at kirtlandflightcenter@gmail.com to ask for a copy of the briefing slides. After reviewing the slides and video, please send a brief e-mail detailing what was included in the slides and video to the Chief Flight Instructor. This will satisfy the attendance requirement for the May Safety Meeting. If you do not do this, you will need to meet the meeting requirement by talking personally with the chief flight instructor before you can fly again. This is the same procedure as for the April Safety Meeting. Thanks!

05 May 2020: The May Safety Gram and accident report is available, about proper flight planning, or lack thereof!

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Kirtland Flight Center is an official United States Air Force (USAF) Aero Club, located on Kirtland Air Force Base (AFB).

The club is always looking for new members! Whether you are a seasoned flying veteran, a flyer looking to upgrade your skills, or a greenhorn looking to earn your wings, contact us to get started. You must meet one of the following criteria (and have Kirtland AFB access) in order to join the club.

  • Active or retired member of military
  • Department of Defense (DOD) contractor
  • Department of Energy (DOE) contractor
  • Civil Air Patrol (CAP) volunteer

Monthly membership dues are only $20. Please see the pricing page for details on aircraft rental and training pricing.

Find out if flying is for you by taking a Discovery Flight!