“The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who, in their grueling travels across trackless lands in prehistoric times, looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space, at full speed, above all obstacles, on the infinite highway of the air.”
– Wilbur Wright


Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Airshow 2023

The 2023 Power in the Pines Air & Space Open House will be hosted at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst from Saturday to Sunday, 20-21 May 2023. The Golden Knights Parachute Team and F-16 Viper Demo Team are some of the performers this year.

Flight for Sight Balloon Fest

The Lions Flight for Sight Hot Air Balloon Festival will be held from June 16th through June 18th, 2023 at the Flying W airport in Medford,New Jersey. This will be a family friendly event with 15 hot air balloons, food trucks, crafters, and a kids zone. We will also have live entertainment and WWII planes on display. Learn more by visiting the event site.

96th Annual Captain Emilio Carranza Memorial


For over nine decades, American Legion Department of New Jersey, Mount Holly Post 11 has continued to honor a pioneer of early aviation. Captain Emilio Carranza flew a mission of Goodwill to the United States, a return gesture of Charles Lindbergh’s flight to Mexico City. Some may say that like his flight, his mission had not been completed.

For more details, please see the Facebook Event Page and the American Legion Post 11 webpage.

2023 Aerospace Camp

Aerospace camp will be August 14-18. The camp will run from 9 AM to 3 PM Monday – Friday. This event has been filled up for the season.

Girls in Aviation Day (GIAD) Greater Delaware Valley

GIAD 2023 – Greater Delaware Valley is coming to Atlantic Aviation KPNE. Northeast Airport (PNE), Northeast Philadelphia Airport, Saturday, September 23!

Visit the GIAD Greater Delaware Valley Facebook Page to Learn More about this upcoming event.

Get Inspired!

Come take a Discovery Flight and see what the word of Flight is all about.

Learn more HERE!

Internships are very important part of our education program, first and foremost. In setting up professional internships, not only will we be able to offer students a chance to work with industry professionals, but the students also will be able to take the theory they learn in the classroom and put it into practice here, in whichever activity they’re focused. Craig Miller

Tuesday May 2nd is the estimated start date.

PRIVATE PILOT VIRTUAL ONLINE GROUND SCHOOL taught by our Flight Instructor Bob McCabe
Primary and Potential Students and Certificated Private Pilots classes usually held on a Tuesday Evenings, 6 PM – 9:30 PM

Starts:  Estimated starting date – Tentatively Tuesday May 2, 2023 (Pending if the class is filled by this date)

Location: Freeflight Aviation, Flying W Airport, 60 Fostertown Rd, Medford, NJ 08055 (PRESENTLY ONLINE COURSES ONLY)
Price:  $349.00 for the complete course (price may change for Spring 2023 class.)

           $30.00 per class
(Textbooks and pilot supplies sold separately)
Instructor: Bob McCabe
• This course covers all aeronautical knowledge items required for Private Pilot certification.
• Experienced pilots may attend the sessions of their choice as an excellent refresher.
• Rusty pilots will find this training a great way to get back in the game.

For more information or to register for this class, please visit our Contact Page and send us an email.

Training Textbooks for class: Please contact the instructor after registering for Textbooks and required pilot supplies.

Additional Information, including the class registration form for this Ground School can be found on our Google link.

Financing is available for your Flight Training.

Flight Training Finance 

AOPA Financing

Suggestions from AOPA

Other Possibilities including Scholarships.

We are Looking for A Part Time Mechanic

If you have your A & P license and looking for a part time job, we may have an opening for you. Just send us an email via our Contact Page.

If you are interested in aircraft, love to work on cars, or mechanically minded, this may be your chance to learn about small aircraft and work towards your Aircraft and Power Plant License. We are either looking for a part time A & P mechanic or someone who is mechanically minded (an internship), loves to work with their hands, and has no issues getting their hands greasy. Just send us an email via our Contact Page to see if you might qualify.

Aviation for Youth

AviNation exists to attract, educate and empower youth in aviation. AviNation magazine strives to give readers insight into the future of aviation by focusing on aviation students, programs, events and innovative approaches to the promotion and continued growth of the aviation industry.