Aspen Flying Club's roots go back more than 35 years. As the oldest and largest flying club in the metro Denver area and Western United States; we enjoy a large membership, the biggest and most diverse fleet in Colorado, exceptionally well-maintained aircraft, and an excellent reputation in the aviation community.
At Aspen Flying Club, students and licensed pilots enjoy access to all kinds of aircraft and instruction. We offer all types of training from sport pilot, to ATP, and everything in between. With the Rocky Mountains at our fingertips, Aspen Flying Club is the perfect place to experience the thrill of mountain flying while accomplishing a mountain checkout.
Monthly fly-outs to interesting places and impromptu grill outs are part of what makes Aspen Flying Club unique. Most days there are donuts, bagels, or other treats available at the front desk and there is ALWAYS a hot pot of coffee. AFC maintains a laid back yet very professional atmosphere, conducive to learning and growing as a pilot and enjoying the fellowship that comes with being an aviator.
Come fly with us!
-Flight Planning Computers
-Full-Motion Redbird Simulator
-Snack and drink machine
-Social club activities
During office hours: Front desk staff dispatches aircraft during all business hours.
After business hours: Pre-payment or deposit may be required
During business hours: Return completed dispatch paperwork to the front desk, and check out with front office staff.
After business hours: Front desk staff will orient you as to after hours procedures if you plan to return aircraft after normal business hours.
Call Aspen Flying Club Front Desk for instructions. All contact details are in the dispatch folder
Use Standard Tie-down methods in the same row or hangar aircraft is removed from. Look at www.aspenflyingclub.com under resources
Main hangar rash risk occurs during pushback and tie down procedures.
Aircraft are normally filled to tabs or near full at all times. If less is required, please inform our staff at least 24 hours prior to your arrival. If more fuel is required, inform front desk upon your arrival and fuel will be ordered. Fuel can also be ordered on the flight line by calling Denver Jet Center at 303-790-4321. Number in the dispatch folder
Contact Denver Departure after departure, frequency 132.75
Note: airspace around sporting events commonly are not listed in TFR’s. You must specifically ask if sport event TFR’s are in place. Also check pro sports schedules. Local TFR’s are also usually mentioned on ATIS
Centennial is a very busy airport with lots of hot spots. Pay STRICT attention to ATIS and all ATC instructions
At Centennial Airport, you must call ground control prior to pulling up to runway for take-off.
6,800 MSL (1,000 ft agl)
Be familiar with I-25 and Cherry Creek Reservoir
All quadrants surrounding airport to 1,500 feet.
Mountains, high density altitudes
Rocky Mountains less than 15 nm from the airport.
Year round. Density altitude above 10,000 feet common in summer.
-Bold airports are in the mountains. Mountain experience required
Denver Broncos stadium (near downtown Denver) Ask for specifically about sports TFRs when getting a briefing
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