Aero Club



Steve Bates

Aero Club Manager

Bldg. 1722

Hanscom AFB 01731


Temporary Hours

Open with restrictions
Open with restrictions due to Coronavirus
All interaction with Aero Club staff will be virtual. AF regulations and FSS rules apply as usual. Contact Aero Club Manager for temporary waiver of Air Force 60/90 day, annual standardization, or safety meeting currency. Private aircraft owners storing aircraft may still access personally owned aircraft adhering to installation commander installation guidance and flight line/tower instructions and guidance.
Policies and Regulations
  • Aero Club open ONLY for scheduled flights via FlightSchedulePro (

  • Office and maintenance areas are CLOSED

  • Solo flights or flights with family ONLY allowed

  • NO checkout or flight instruction flights

  • Preflight process (flight plan, W&B, dispatch) must be completed

  • Face masks/coverings must be worn at all times

  • You must bring your own headset

  • Wear protective gloves when using any computers (gloves are provided) 

  • Disinfecting wipes available in white bucket by dispatch computer

  • WIPE throuroughly computers, control yoke, throttle quadrant, gas pump handles, work surfaces

  • DO NOT WIPE aircraft panel, instruments, GPS, GPS touch screen

Ever have dreams of becoming pilot? Want to learn the mechanics of aviation? The Aero Club is one of the best in the Air Force, featuring WSI weather information, Flight Schedule Pro online scheduling for aircraft and instructors, modern classrooms, video/DVD equipment, comprehensive aviation library, realistic flight simulator, and a well-stocked Pilot Shop.
We are an FAA Certified and VA approved Part 141 Flight School certified to teach Private Pilot Ground School, Private Pilot Airplane Instrument Rating Ground School, Instrument Rating Airplane, Commercial Pilot Ground School, and Commercial Pilot Airplane. Our well-maintained fleet consists of a Piper Warrior PA28-161 for instrument training, Piper Arrow PA28R-201 for commercial training, Piper Aztec, and twin engine.
Active Duty, Reserve and retired military members and their dependents, DoD personnel, civil service employees, Hanscom Air Force Base contractor personnel, recipients of VA benefits and Civil Air Patrol members.
Monthly safety meetings are held in the Aero Club classroom the third Wednesday of the month starting at 5:30pm.
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 66 Force Support Squadron

Hanscom Air Force Base, MA 01731