Becoming a Member

How to become a member:

    The best way to learn about membership is to come to a scheduled Club meeting. Visitors are always welcome!

    Check out our events calendar for other social gatherings!

    1. Review the Club by-laws and operation procedures documents to understand how the Club operates and its expectations of members.
    2. Contact the Club President or other member to discuss interest and to answer questions. If membership is desired then:
    3. Download and complete the Club application form (available from our website).
    4. Download FAA records request form (available from our website) and submit to obtain your pilot record. Have records sent to you to bring to us.
    5. Download the National Driving Record request form (available from our website) and submit to obtain a copy of your driving record. A current state driving record is also acceptable for those living in PA OH and WV. Have record sent to you and mail with your application.
      Click here to obtain PA Drivers Record
      Click here to obtain OH Drivers Record
      Click here to obtain WV Drivers Record
    6. Mail the application, the FAA Record Check Form, and either your state DMV driving record or the National driving record to the Club mailing address: Beaver Valley Flying Club, 12 Piper St, Beaver Falls, PA 15010 include the $50.00 application fee check in the mailing.
    7. After you have mailed the application to the club mailing address, contact the Club President. The President will schedule an interview with members of the Club board and read your application at a monthly meeting. The interview will review the application, explore your desire to join the Club, discuss your financial wherewithal to be a member, go over how the Club works and answer any questions.
    8. Upon notification by the board of eligibility to join the Club, you will be contacted the Club Safety Officer or a member of the Board of Directors to schedule the Club on boarding meeting and flight. The on boarding process will orientate you with the Club aircraft, the Club facilities and detailed Club operating procedures.
    9. At the on boarding meeting we will collect the $1000.00 (January 2018) initiation fee, establishing you as a Club member. You will be given access to Club assets, scheduling systems, and security systems.