Middle River AviationKMTN
2 reviews

We are Baltimore's largest and most experienced flight school. Our commitment to excellence will be apparent to you from the first time you walk through our door. You won't find aircraft maintained to our standards of maintenance and appearance anywhere in Maryland.

- Coffee
- Cold Drinks
- Wifi
- Red Bird simulator

CFI Rate: $55.00/hr
CFI Ground Rate: $55.00/hr
Aircraft Rental Sales Tax: 6.00%


Must take SFRA course before renting here, as we are within 60 miles of DC. Must have printed proof of course completion with you when operating here

Take Course here: https://www.faasafety.gov/gslac/ALC/course_content.aspx?cID=55

Operator Procedures

Fueling Aircraft

Call Unicom on 122.95 and ask for top off for aircraft number with hangar (t numbered located on sticker on aircraft dashboard)

Access to Aircraft

During business hours: Come to office for dispatch folder which has keys

After business hours: Keys left at FBO in dispatch folder. FBO open 7 am – 11 pm

Returning the Aircraft

During business hours: Drop off keys at office

After business hours: Drop box for dispatch folder right by office door

Getting Reimbursed if You Buy Fuel Elsewhere

Leave receipt with keys in the folder and we will deduct from bill

Mechanical Problems at another airport

Call Kevin (410-879-6304) or the office immediately

Securing Aircraft

Put it back in the T – hangar with pitot cover, dust lock, and aircraft is clean. Aircraft’s correct T-Hanger is indicated in cockpit.

Caution areas where hangar rash is most likely

Make sure hangar doors are open AND LOCKED open before pushing plane

What fuel load to expect and how to change it

If pilot wants different fuel load, must notify in advance

Local Airspace Considerations

Standard departure procedures

Call ground at 121.8 with current ATIS and hangar location

Best Way to Get Flight Following

Call Potomac 119.0 who will flight following if not too busy

Local Airfield Operations

Run up area

End of taxiway E or A

Airport restrictions

No touch and gos when tower is not in operation (10 pm – 7 am)

Local Flight Planning Tips

Noise sensitive areas

Fly runway heading for a mile to 1000 ft before making turn

Local Hazards

-Restricted Airspace 4001A NE of runway which intrudes into our Class D airspace.

-Stay south of Pools island to avoid it

-On other side, stay West of I95 to avoid it

-Restricted Airspace 4001B is permanently cold.

-Class D underlies BWI Class B.

-Southeast of airport is a big training field at 2500 ft to avoid

Nearby special use airspace

-SFRA. Must take course here: https://www.faasafety.gov/gslac/ALC/course_content.aspx?cID=55

-Camp David – P40 which expands and contracts when President is and is not there

-Restricted Airspace 4001A

-Southeast of airport is a big training field at 2500 ft to avoid

Best airports to visit in the area

Ocean City, Cape May, Tangier Island, Lancaster (great Italian restaurant)

Best sights to see nearby from the air

Baltimore (under 1500 ft ring of BWI class B airspace), Chesapeake Bay, Annapolis (require SFRA VFR clearance), Civil Wars battle fields

Optical Illusions

Lots of haze coming around the Chesapeake bay sometimes to the point of IFR even on a VFR day. Use islands as landmarks

March 16, 2014, 8:44 p.m.

Middle River Aviation is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars from 2 reviews.
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Operator Info

701 Wilson Point Road; Suite 402
Middle River, Maryland 21220
410 574 3897
Middle River Aviation

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