About Us

Club Information

The MIT Flying Club’s primary purpose is to motivate, encourage, and facilitate an affordable, hands-on experience in flying. Originally formed in the late 1920s, the MIT Flying Club (MITFC) was reborn in the Fall of 2005 to provide members the opportunity to meet and interact with others who are interested in aviation. Throughout the...

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History

In the Fall of 2005, several MIT students banded together to start a new club at MIT dedicated solely to flying. However, given MIT’s strong association with the field of aeronautics, it’s no surprise that some sort of flying club has been around since nearly the beginning of aviation. The first mention of an MIT flying club...

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Executive Board

Matt Guthmiller (President) mattg@mit.edu Matt started flying when he was 16, and has earned his single engine land, sea, instrument, glider, remote pilot, and commercial ratings. He is also a ground instructor for advanced and instrument. Matt is a senior studying Course 6-2, and in between classes, he flies his 1981 Beech A36 Bonanza out of KLWN. Notably, Matt set a...

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