City Tours

A couple of weeks ago the MIT Flying club ran tours of the city of Boston. Using 3 planes, we were able to take a large number of passengers to see the city of Boston from the air. We got great views of MIT, Harvard, and other local sights.



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Republic Flyout

Last month, the MIT Flying club went on a flyout to Republic airport on Long Island. We flew 6 planes there and back.

Some of us visited the Cradle of Aviation museum along the way, and a few of the planes flew the Hudson River corridor next to New York City. They got a great view of the city at sunset.



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Hangar Talk: Crashing a B727 in the Mexican Desert

Last month, MIT professor R. John Hansman talked to the MIT Flying Club about his experience crashing a Boeing 727 into the desert for entertainment and science. Video of the talk is available here:

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Hangar Talk: Building and Flying an Experimental Airplane

Last week, Christian Bailey talked to the MIT flying club about his experience building and flying a Berkut 540. Video is here:

Stay tuned for more information on future hangar talks.

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Hangar Talk: Oshkosh 2018

Phillip Greenspun and Oxana Poburinnaya spoke to the MIT Flying Club about their experience flying to Oshkosh for EAA AirVenture 2018.

If you enjoyed this talk, come see Christian Bailey talk about cross-country flying in his experimental airplane on September 26th, 6:30-8:00pm, room 35-225. Pizza will be provided.

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MIT Flying Club @ Beverly Airshow

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Last weekend, the MIT Flying Club attended the 2018 Beverly Regional Airshow. Sponsored by Flight4CF, a cystic fibrosis non-profit, the airshow featured aerobatic performances as well as a number of military and civilian aircraft on display. We also had the opportunity to ride in a Waco biplane and a DC-3 (pictured).

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MIT Flying Club @ Avier Flight School

The flying club kicked off the summer by visiting Avier flight school at KBVY last Sunday for a barbecue. We are working with Avier on an exciting project to make a Cessna 150 available to club members. We checked out the plane during our visit:

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We also looked at some of the other planes in Avier’s fleet:

Thanks to Avier for helping to set this up!

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