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.

   
 
BEFA OFFERS MEMBERS:
  • 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

Private Pilot (PP) & Instrument Ground School                                  Winter Quarter starts January 2022

Taught by BEFA Instructors

Enroll for Morning or Evening Classes through RTC or EvCC

Limited Class Size; Open to General Public

 

Click here for Renton Technical College (RTC) class schedule poster details.     Online PP classes begin January 4th.    RTC website registration:    https://www.rtc.edu/registration.  For course information go to the Search box and enter Aviation Ground School.  Select S024Wn 2022 for evening classes or select S022 Wn 2022 for day classes.

Click here for Everett Community College (EvCC) class schedule poster details.   Online PP classes begin January 11th.    EvCC website registration:    https://www.everettcc.edu/ccec/aerospace/  select Aviation Ground School.

Click here for Renton Technical College (RTC) class schedule poster details.    Online Instrument classes begin January 5th.   RTC website registration:    https://www.rtc.edu/registration.  For course information go to the Search box and enter  S026Wn 2022.

 

Flying to Canada during COVID-19

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