Let your dream take flight!

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.

  • 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

               Learning to fly takes dedication, practice and a financial commitment.   If  you are ready, start your training with the Boeing Employees’ Flying Association (BEFA).                      

BEFA has been bringing the world of flying to Puget Sound since 1954. Headquartered in Renton with aircraft also at Paine Field, BEFA has a diverse range of aircraft including:

• Trainers (C150, C172,Top Cub CC18)
• High Performance Single-engine (C182Q/RG, CT210, Cirrus SR20/SR22T)
• Complex Retractable Gear (Beech C24R)
• Float Planes (C172K XP, Piper Float)

Winter Ground School Starts In January

Flying to Canada during COVID-19

           Troy Larson shares his notes and observations during his September 2021 trip.  Click here.