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WACO Flight Ground School


Flight Ground School begins on October 24, 2018 at WACO Historical Society

WACO Air Museum, 1865 South County Road 25A, Troy, Ohio 45373


Flight Ground School

With new medical reforms for pilots, more people are able to enjoy general aviation. Perhaps you have always wanted to fly, but you don’t know where to begin. The dream of obtaining your pilot license is possible. Begin your flight journey at WACO—practically in your own backyard! WACO offers Flight Ground School, so if you just can’t get your head out of the clouds, come and begin your journey with us.

There is still room in this fall session. Must have a minimum of four class participants. Ground school will be taught in 11 class sessions on Wednesday nights at WACO Air Museum from 6:30- 8:30 pm. Please visit www.wacoairmuseum.org, under the Learning Center tab, for more information, including fees and materials. Call WACO at 937-335-9226 for any questions.

Pete Demers will be the instructor for the ground school. Pete brings a wealth of experience in aviation education that spans the last 15 years. Pete has over 4000 flight hours as a flight instructor, has managed an FAA approved Part 141 Flight School as chief flight instructor, served as pilot and company flight instructor for a part 135 charter operator in the Piper Navajo/Chieftain, and was selected as the FAA’s Flight Instructor of the Year for the Southern Region in 2013. Pete is Manager of Ground Training at PSA and also serves as a volunteer at the WACO Air Museum.

CONTACT: Nancy Royer, 937-335-9226


Location

Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park 

16 S. Williams St., Dayton, OH 45402

Visitor Center:

For details and seasonal date schedules see https://www.nps.gov/daav/planyourvisit/hours.htm

or please call (937) 225-7705 for the current park schedule.

Parking:

From W. Third St., turn south on Williams St and then turn left on Fourth St. Go 1/2 block and turn left into the Visitor Center parking area.

CLICK HERE for a parking map.

See the Visitor Center page for details on hours.

Travel Note - Third St. Bridge closure:

The Third Street Bridge will be CLOSED beginning Jan. 1, 2020 until approximately Oct. 2021. Visitors can use the Fifth St. Bridge or the Salem Ave. Bridge as detours from downtown Dayton. A file with more detailed instructions for visitors traveling from the north or south via I-75, or from the east and west via US35 can be downloaded by CLICKING HERE.

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