Safety Tip: Landing Illusions

Visual illusions in the landing phase of flight can cause hazardous misjudgments. These illusions are, however, avoidable with proper preparation, awareness, and anticipation.
To supplement vision use the glideslope (if available), PAPI or VASI lighting. Be conscious of your altimeter and consult the AFD to determine runway slope. At an unfamiliar field it may be necessary […]

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Wings of Carolina Flying Club

At Wings of Carolina Flying Club, our mission is to provide safe aeronautical training, low cost aviation education, inexpensive hourly aircraft rates, and flying fun.

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Visiting the Club

Prospective members are always welcome to visit the club! Visit the club location at Raleigh Executive Jetport on Saturday and Sunday between 1 and 4pm to talk with a Club Ambassador. See directions for how to find us!

Attend a Second Saturday cookout or Pizza Night / Safety Meeting (see Events for details) to chat with club members and instructors.

About Us

As a not-for-profit organization, Wings of Carolina is able to provide aircraft for member use at a low hourly rate compared with profit driven operations. Our ground school classes, seminars, and other events are open to the public. Membership is open to any individual who agrees to support the Club and its mission. Click to read more …

Ground School Schedule

All are welcome to take our ground schools!
2019 Winter/Spring Private Pilot Ground School
January 2 through April 17 (Wednesdays 7-10pm)

2019 Winter/Spring Instrument Rating Ground School
January 28 through April 15 (Mondays 7-10pm)

2019 Summer Private Pilot Ground School
May 16 through July 18 (Mondays and Thursdays 7-10pm)

2019 Fall Private Pilot Ground School
August 21 through December 11 (Wednesdays 7-10pm)

2019 Fall Commercial Pilot Ground School
August 26 through November 18 (Mondays 7-10pm)*


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