A list of flying clubs and flight academy resources within the United States. Some offer flight instruction, pilot and FBO resources, and shared aircraft ownership. Choose your state:
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Illinois Flying Clubs

Aurora Skyhaven Flying Club
Located in Sugar Grove, IL
Aurora Skyhaven Flying Club provides its members economical flying and facilities promoting the hobby and education of aviation. It also features 24 hour computer scheduling and no equity-investment membership.
www.wrightbrothers.net/users/goldi/

Blackhawk Flying Club
Located in Rockford, IL
Blackhawk Flying Club is based at Rockford/Chicago International Airport and currently owns a C-172 and a C-182. Both aircraft are parked in hangars year round and have Tanis heaters. Membership is currently open and they are seeking individuals to join. Flight instruction is available from approved flight club instructors.
blackhawkflyingclub.org

Businessmen's Flying Club
Located in Naperville, IL
The BFC meets at Naper Aero Estates (LL10), a private residential community in Naperville, Illinois. Meetings are held at the Airport in the club house near the South end of the runway. The Club has three aircraft: 1997 Cessna 172R, 1999 Cessna 172SP, 1998 Cessna 182S.
www.flybfc.org/



Crosswinds Flying Club
Located in Bloomington, IL
A local Bloomington, Illinois Flying Club located at the Central Illinois Regional Airport (BMI). The purpose of this club is to meet on a social and friendly basis for those people who are interested in safe flying to make available to the members, planes for purely pleasure noncommercial flying.
www.crosswindsflying.com

Fox Flying Club
Located in Fox River Valley, IL
A member-owned non-profit flying club with a fleet of three well-maintained, affordably-priced aircraft. Based at DuPage Airport (DPA), nestled in the Fox River Valley, 31 miles directly west of Chicago's Loop.
foxflying.com/

Illinois Valley Flying Club
Located in Peru, IL
IVFC is a not-for-profit organization that was founded in 1987 by 25 members who purchased a Cessna 172. Their goal was to make flying possible for a greater number of individuals in LaSalle County. They now have over 75 members and 3 airplanes.
www.illinoisvalleyflyingclub.com/

International Flying Club
Located in West Chicago, IL
IFC is a non-profit flying club of approximately 40 members based at DuPage County Airport in West Chicago, Illinois. The club owns and/or leases 3 aircraft, which are then made available to the club members at the lowest possible cost. The flying club has been in continuous operation since 1975.
www.internationalflyingclub.org/

Leading Edge Flying Club
Located in Wheeling, IL
The Leading Edge Flying Club is organized by a team of General Aviation enthusiasts desiring to fly safe, Technologically Advanced Aircraft (TAA), at a FBO facility offering First Class meeting and training accommodations.
www.leadingedgeflyingclub.com/

Naperville Flying Club
Located in Naperville, IL
A group of people who share an interest in flying. Current fleet includes five airplanes and people are always invited to inquire about membership.
www.napervilleflyingclub.com

Neo-Flites Flying Club
Located in West Chicago, IL
Friendly, one-aircraft (1974 Cessna) club based out of DuPage Airport (DPA) in West Chicago.
www.neoflites.com/Neoflites/Welcome.html



Paragon Flying Club
Located in Wheeling, IL
The Paragon Flying Club is a non-profit corporation made up of twenty four members holding shares in two Piper aircraft, located at Chicago Executive Airport.
www.paragonflyingclub.com/

Schaumburg Flying Club
Located in Schaumburg, IL
The Schaumburg Flying Club is a not-for-profit group of aviation enthusiasts who proudly own and operate two late-model Cessna aircraft. Based at the centrally located Schaumburg Regional Airport (06C), located just outside of Chicago, IL.
www.schaumburgflyingclub.com/

Stick and Rudder Flying Club
Located in Waukegan, IL
The Stick & Rudder club is based out of Waukegan Airport and offers great flying and premiere flight instruction.
stickandrudder.org/

Travel Express Aviation
Located in West Chicago, IL
Founded in 1978, TEA provides quality aircraft and professional flight services including flight instruction, and aircraft rental, and maintenance. They maintain a large fleet of modern aircraft.
www.flytea.com/

Twin Cities Air Activities Club
Located in Sterling/Rockfalls, IL
Established in 1956, Twin Cities Air Activities Club, Inc. is dedicated to anyone interested in learning how to fly. Currently operating a 1984 Piper Warrior II, the club is located at Whiteside County Airport at Jos H Bittorf Field in Illinois.
www.twincitiesflyingclub.com

Vagabond Flying Association
Located in West Chicago, IL
Formed in the 1950's, The Vagabond Flying Association is a member owned flying club based at the DuPage Airport in West Chicago, IL.
www.vagabondflyers.com/

Windy City Flyers
Located in Wheeling, IL
Friendly flying club located at Palwaukee Municipal Airport.
www.windycityflyers.com/



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