How Do I Join?

Conquer new challenges and have fun while doing so. Explore new locations and new perspectives. For a more practical side, flying yourself is a flexible, cost-effective way to travel while avoiding airline hassles and expenses.

BEFA offers:
− Wide selection of well-equipped, professionally maintained aircraft
− Excellent history of safety
− Highly qualified flight instructors, both flight and ground
− Full-motion flight simulator, reducing cost of initial and recurrent training
− Web-based resource scheduling
− Approximately 25% lower cost than typical fixed base operators

There is no excuse for not learning to fly. What are you waiting for?

Let your dreams take flight!


Limited days for Touch-and-Go Landings at RNT.

Due to staffing issues, Renton Tower recently suspended Touch-and-Go Landings. Effective 8/20/2019, Touch-and-Go Landings are now permitted on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays only.

Engine Management & Cold Weather Operations

Attend this BEFA Flying Study Club discussion on Saturday, November 16th, and receive FAA FAASTeam credit. Go to Events & Activities under News & Events for details.

Renton BEFA Webcam

Live stream of the BEFA ramp

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Fall Ground School

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The winter classes for the Renton Private Pilot Ground School will start January 7, 2020.

Ground School

News & Info

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BEFA in the community

BEFA Crew Video

Flight Instructor of the Year

AOPA Article

Ground School Information

Boeing Frontiers Magazine