T&G Flying Club (KCGF)KCGF
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Professional or pleasure, we have your flight plan.
T&G Flying Club is Northeast Ohio's longest running, and largest flying club. We have trained nearly 10,000 pilots since beginning operations in 1976.

An Unparalleled Fleet of Aircraft
Our large fleet of 26 aircraft includes everything from two seat trainers to turbo props. We can take you all the way from your first lesson to becoming an airline pilot! With such an extensive fleet to choose from, renting a plane is never a problem at T&G. Members enjoy 24-hour access to aircraft through our flight scheduling software. Plus, T&G has a team of highly trained maintenance professionals that monitor all of our aircraft to ensure their safe and airworthy condition.

Experienced Instructors & Exciting Classes
Our flight instructors are held to the same standards as major airline pilots and are committed to providing you with quality service. T&G will pair you with an instructor that fits your needs and your schedule. We offer private and instrument ground schools on a regular basis. These structured classes bring down the cost of training and give you the benefits of learning from others in your class.

Plus A Lot More...
- T&G hosts social events such as our famous annual clambake.
- T&G offers a convenient full-service pilot shop at both locations (CGF and BKL) with pilot supplies and charts.
- T&G distributes a monthly newsletter to keep members aware of club benefits, changes, and activities.
- T&G encourages members to share expenses for cross country trips.

• Free WiFi
• Courtesy transportation available if you call ahead
• Snacks available
• Rental headsets

Winter Operation: Preheating available.

Aircraft rental sales tax: 8%


CFI Rate: $67.00/hr
CFI Ground Rate: $56.00/hr
Aircraft Rental Sales Tax: 8.00%
Misc. Items Sales Tax: 8.00%

KCGF

Operator Procedures

Fueling Aircraft

Cleveland Jet Center at (216) 261-8800

Access to Aircraft

Come into the office, grab the aircraft bag, go fly

Returning the Aircraft

Record flight time, leave plane in a designated T&G tie down spot or the hangar you got it from, enter the office door code, put aircraft bag back

Getting Reimbursed if You Buy Fuel Elsewhere

Reimbursed up to $6/gallon. Save receipt, turn it in to our receptionist for reimbursement.

Mechanical Problems at Another Airport

Must call T&G management for resolution (case by case basis)

Securing Aircraft

Default is to put the plane back where it came from unless that spot is taken or the client has been asked by management to put aircraft in an alternate location

What fuel load to expect and how to change it

Expect between ¼ to full tanks (call ahead to check).

Local Airspace Considerations

Best Way to Get Flight Following

Call Cleveland Approach - 125.35

Typical TFR considerations

Downtown Cleveland sports stadiums, Avoid flying within 3 miles of Perry Nuclear Power Plant (30 miles NE of Cleveland on the lake shore)

Local Airfield Operations

taxiway/runway incursion hotspots

If coming from the east T-Hangars on Taxiway Bravo, be certain that you have received clearance to cross the active runway on your way to parallel Taxiway Alpha. Taxiway Charlie is the edge of the main ramp but not clearly marked.

taxiing to the runways

Call ground control (nothing out of the ordinary)

noise abatement procedures

No turns under 1,500 ft for single engines, no turns under 1,900 ft for twins

traffic pattern altitude

1900 ft

preferred pattern entries

As assigned by tower

airport restrictions

Voluntary curfew from 11pm to 7am

Where to tell tower you are taxiing to after landing

“T&G Office Ramp” aka “Area B” – T&G office location, tie down for 2 and 4 seat trainers “South West Tie Down” – 2 and 4 seat trainers “West T-Hangars” – Complex/high performance aircraft “CC Hangars” (East T-Hangars) – Contains twins and high performance/complex aircraft

runways slope

Flat and slight rise at Southwest end

Local Flight Planning Tips

Air carrier arrival paths to be avoided

Chardon (CXR) VOR above 3,500 ft

Unique weather challenges/microclimates

Lake effect (snow in winter at CGF, fog in spring/fall at BKL)

Best airport to visit in the areas

Port Clinton (KPCW)– good restaurant and small museum at “Tin Goose Museum/Diner” Carroll County (KTSO) – good pie at “Carroll County Airport Restaurant” The Lake Erie Islands – Put-in-Bay (3W2), Kelley’s Island (89D) Burke Lakefront (KBKL) – Has a great view of downtown, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Science Center, and Browns Stadium

Best sights to see nearby from the air

Niagara Falls, Downtown Cleveland, Lake Erie Islands, Cedar Point amusement park

Optical illusions

Don’t get disoriented over the lake

Nearby stadiums

Cleveland Browns, Indians, Cavaliers

Nearby sports team schedules

Browns – August to December (regular season) Indians – April to October (regular season) Cavaliers – They’re indoor

ATIS broadcast at BKL will alert you: 125.25

Traffic flows around local sites/terrain features

Niagara falls – check with Niagara tower

Feb. 14, 2015, 4:59 p.m.


T&G Flying Club (KCGF) is rated 5.0 out of 5 stars from 2 reviews.
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KCGF
CUYAHOGA COUNTY AIRPORT
26300 Curtiss Wright Pkwy
Richmond Heights, OH 44143
216-289-5094
216-261-2993
T&G Flying Club (KCGF)

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