Next meeting: July 18, 6:30 PM at DET Jan minutes down for maintenance 6/22-24

06/22/2016 00:00
06/24/2016 23:59

The website will be down 6/22 through 6/24 to implement some major site improvements. This does not affect the scheduling system on

IMPORTANT: Membership meeting 6/20 at DET

06/20/2016 18:30

The next general membership meeting will be held Monday, June 20 at the DET terminal conference room. All members are urged to attend, as there will be several proposals critical to the future of EFC up for vote!

IMPORTANT: Plane wash / BBQ rescheduled; special meeting called

05/24/2016 09:41

Due to inclement weather on our last date, the spring plane wash, safety seminar and BBQ social has been rescheduled to June 4, 9 AM at the DET hangar.

In addition, the executive board has called a special meeting of the membership to be held after the seminar, for discussion and vote on several proposals that represent an exciting new direction for EFC! All members are urged to attend.

Plane wash and BBQ Social

05/14/2016 09:00

It's that time again! The spring plane wash and BBQ will be held May 14 at 9 AM, at the DET hangar. Spouses / friends / prospective members are welcome.

Plane wash social

06/27/2015 09:00

Semi-annual plane wash, followed by the rescheduled general membership meeting and BBQ!

Aviation Podcasts

There are many podcasts related to aviation, but I thought I would share a couple with the team.

Uncontrolled Airspace Podcast

Uncontrolled Airspace Podcast

Airspeed Podcast

Airspeed Podcast

Each site contains additional information on how to listen to the podcasts directly from the Internet, and how to download them to your ipod, ipad, or other digital (mp3/mp4/etc.) player.


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Christmas Cheer

Two new mini-photo-sets of our annual Christmas events are up in the Galleries section.

One Tank Flights

Just added to our Events calendar page: "One Tank Flights," an interactive guide to events of interest within a couple hours' flight of our base airports. If you're looking for a day-trip destination, you'll probably find it here.

New photo sets!

We have no less than four new photo sets up in the Galleries section. Enjoy.

On Becoming A Pilot

Our illustrious President, Howard R., has penned a very good, accessible overview of what it takes to become a pilot, To Venture Into The World Of Flight With EFC. This essay details the investment in time, money, and commitment required to earn a private pilot's license. Recommended reading for anyone interested in learning to fly.