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A Great turnout for the 2nd Annual Club Cook-out

Thanks to everyone who came out!
The weather was great for the the 2nd annual club cook-out this past Saturday. With a little over 20 people in attendance, guests enjoyed great food and conversation while getting to know some of the new faces of the club. Couldn't make the club cook-out, but still have interest in exploring aviation? Contact Georg Schirmer for more information!

News: Second Airplane Avionics Upgrade Nearing Completion
On September 25th, GPA added a second airplane to it's fleet. A Piper Cherokee 140 was purchased from Flint, MI and is now available for student training and aircraft rental. It’s never been a better time to start your pilot training with the Great Planes Aviation. Join our community of pilots and aviation enthusiasts, make new friends, participate in aviation related activities, and most importantly learn to fly at an affordable rate. Join us today!

  • Great Planes Aviation is dedicated to aviation safety and the development of aeronautical knowledge, practical flight training, and aviation enthusiasm.
  • We offer a ground school course with a qualified instructor and a Cessna 172 for rent at an hourly rate. We just recently added a Piper Cherokee 140 to our fleet, and will be training new members in both airplanes. Visit the Application tab for more information on joining the club.
  • Introductory Flights with a certified flight instructor are available! Contact Georg Schirmer for more information.

    Start experiencing the excitement of Aviation today!

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