Safety Tip: A Perspective on Culture

One of the most complex problems with General Aviation is cultural. It has to do with a widespread definition of a “good pilot.” The cultural definition seems to be one handed down from a warrior class consisting of the fighter pilot, the test pilot and ultimately the astronaut. The “Right Stuff” is a combination of […]

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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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WCFC COVID-19 Message

The Wings of Carolina has taken steps to attempt to mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic. Members who wish to fly are required to sign a waiver. We invite you to visit the club if you believe yourself to be free of the COVID-19 virus and we ask you to please wear an appropriate mask and follow the guidelines posted at the club. If you have questions about these measures, please call 919.776.2003.

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!

2020 Summer Private Pilot Ground School
May 18 through July 16 (Mondays and Thursdays 7-10pm)*

2020 Fall Private Pilot Ground School
August 19 through December 9 (Wednesdays 7-10pm)*

2020 Fall Commercial Pilot Ground School
September 14 through November 30 (Mondays 7-10pm)*

2021 Winter/Spring Private Pilot Ground School
January 6 through April 21 (Wednesdays 7-10pm)

2021 Winter/Spring Instrument Rating Ground School
January 25 through April 12 (Mondays 7-10pm)

* Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 fall Private Pilot ground school will be conducted via Zoom. Please consult the Private Pilot Ground School page (from Ground Schools page via the menu on the left) for a public Zoom invitation to the class. Pilots interested in the Commercial Ground School please contact the instructor (groundschool@wingsofcarolina.org) to express your interest. The class will be offered if we have 8 or more committed students.

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