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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MIT Flying Club @ MIT Science Museum’s Rockets and Flight Event

The Club participated in the MIT Science Museum’s Rockets and Flight Event on Saturday Feb.6.    Kids had lots of fun trying to fly (on simulator).  Thanks for the help from our club members and friends!

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Meet us @ MIT Museum: Rockets and Flight on Feb. 6

Meet us at MIT Museum’s Science on Saturday: Rockets and Flight, and learn about aeronautical and astronautical engineering. There will be displays and activities. Around 1,300 attendees are expected for this event.

We will be running a couple tables and our flight simulator to introduce kids to aviation. Hope to see you there.

When: Saturday Feb.6, 10-11am

Where: MIT’s Kresge Auditorium: 48 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139

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Winter Flyout to Long Island on Sunday, February 7th

MIT Flying Club will be hosting a winter flyout to Republic Airport (KFRG), an airport on Long Island on Sunday, February 7th.

We will fly down the Hudson River corridor on the way there for some great views of the Manhattan skyline and the south shore of Long Island. Once there, we will grab some lunch and go to the American Airpower Museum to see their aircraft collection.

Interested in joining us, please sign up the passenger signup form: http://goo.gl/forms/aNaTg9ES8D

Please contact the Exec Board for any questions about this flyout: flying-exec@mit.edu

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