Academy of Aviation is a unique place in many ways. We strive to be the best in all aspects of our operations and we proud ourselves on achieving it.
Minimum rental charges.
2-4 Hours No Min
4-7 Hours 2 Min
8-12 Hours 3 Min
12-23 Hours 4 Min
24+ M-F 4 per day
24+ S/Su 5 per day
• Flight Training
• Pilot Shop
• Redbird AATD (Full Motion Simulator)
• Crew Car
• Snack Machine
• Free Popcorn and hot beverages
• Loaner Headsets
• First Friday of every month during the summer there's a BBQ.
Academy of Aviation
Westchester County Airport
Ask the desk air Landmark for gas.
access to aircraft during business hours
Come to the desk on the second floor.
returning aircraft during business hours
See the desk.
returning aircraft after business hours
Lock the plane and leave the keys with the Landmark desk.
getting reimbursed if you buy fuel elsewhere
Take a picture of the receipt and it will be deducted from the rental.
mechanical problem with aircraft while at another airport
Call the desk 914-461-2336.
putting aircraft back into it's tie down
Make sure you park the airplane in the same spot and use the tow bar to push it into the space.
caution areas where hangar rash is most likely
Dip in Foxtrot taxiway. Take it very slow on the ground, lots of jet traffic.
What fuel load to expect and how to change it
Don’t fuel, the flight school will handle.
standard departure procedures
Contact the tower 118.575
best way to get flight following
Call clearance 127.25, or ground
local reporting points
typical TFR considerations
Sporting Event TFRs are common.
routine radio position reports
Tappenze, report 10 miles out all the time.
noise sensitive areas
900’ Tower on the border of the airspace to the west 5nm
nearby special use airspace
Hudson River Exclusion Zone Briefing - must complete online briefing. West Point Restricted Air Space.
Yankee Stadium, City Field, MSG, Met Life Stadium, Barclays, Prudential Center, West Point Stadium
taxiing to the runways
34: Kilo, Lima. 29: Kilo, Lima to 29 at Lima. 11: Kilo, 16: Charlie, Lima
run up area
34 and 16 have dedicated run up, 11 and 29, just turn the airplane tail towards the grass.
preferred pattern entries
special cautions for flying the pattern
Maintain pattern altitude!!
runway slope / runway surface
All runways slope towards the middle
March 14, 2016, 6:43 p.m.