Flight Training is offered free of charge to any Omahawks R/C Member. Guests are encouraged to test fly to assess your interest in the sport! Instructors are at Hawk Field Thursday evening and are available to assist you if you request it. For your safety and that of others, new students and non-soloed pilots are required to fly with an instructor until you have been soloed through the training program.
Assistance with building projects, advanced or specialized flying instruction will also be available from the instructors upon request. See our Newsletters ("Our Club" tab) for expert contacts.
During the summer months (April through September), a Primary Flight Instructor will be on hand to assist you through your training, and also provide free Intro Flights for those curious to see if this hobby is for them.
New to the 2017 Training program is our new Mentor Program. As a student in our training program, a Mentor / Flight Instructor will be assigned to you to work through each of the levels within the training program. This Mentor program allows the Instructor and Student to coordinate times during the week when they can fly together at their convenience as opposed to waiting for one night a week to fly.
The Omahawks training staff has also compiled an excellent R/C Flight Training Manual which is called the Flight log, used by the instructors to document the students proficiency level, and will give the student and idea of what is expected to pass each flight level. All students are encouraged to study this manual in preparation for instruction. (See the Training Manual tab under Our Club.)
Since 1953, the Omahawks have provided a successful and well respected flight training program to individuals looking to embark on an exciting and rewarding hobby. If you have never flown radio controlled aircraft and have always wanted to get involved in this exciting and rewarding hobby, now is the time to get involved. Even if you do not currently own an airplane at this time, come on out to our field and meet with one of our instructors and they will offer you an Intro Flight on one of our club-trainers to see if this hobby is right for you.
The following photos represent Omahawks providing flight instruction to individuals.