Royal Air Force Cosford Powered Flying Club Ltd (CPFC) exists in order to: "Facilitate the Royal Air Force Board's objective of affording Servicemen and Women, regardless of rank or trade, the opportunity of learning to fly at the lowest cost". This aim of safe affordable flying has been achieved by CPFC since 2002.
Security requirements mean that you must have organised a visit prior to turning up
You will be required to bring with you two forms of identification - you will be escorted to CPFC
When does club flying take place?
Flying takes place on Wednesday,Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. At busy weekend periods a Duty Operations Supervisor (DOS) will be responsible for the running of the Club, in conjunction with the Duty Flying Instructor the flying programme will be organised. Every effort will be made to ensure that the programme remains on schedule, but there may be occasions when this is not possible. As you become more experienced within the club, after a period of training, you will be expected to undertake this DOS role.
Can I get a drink at the Club?
Drinks are available in the Club house, please pay for your drinks or donations of tea, coffee milk (and biscuits!) are gratefully accepted. Feel free also to use the microwave to prepare snacks when you visit, but please also try to clean your cups and plates after use.
What else can I do at the Club?
Back to TopThere are a number of DVDs and films available in the club house, which may be viewed and the flight simulator can be used for recreational purposes if it is not being used for training, ask the Duty Operations Supervisor for further details.
Can I bring Visitors?
Service Members are to ensure that Visitors remain in close proximity to the club house and should be escorted to aircraft by club members. Particular care should be taken when supervising young children.
Does the Club do Land-Aways?
Club members often take the opportunity to Land at Airfields both on the UK and further afield.
A group of Service & Veteran General Aviation enthusiasts, who mantain their flying skills on a regular basis.
Cosford Powered Flying Club is a Limited Company - and is a not for profit organisation, which is not VAT registered.
CPFC is proud to be a family friendly Flying Club.
In addition there are a limited number of civilian memberships available.
2002 - Royal Air Force Cosford Powered Flying Club (CPFC) is a Tri-Service Flying Club in order to facilitate the Royal Air Force Board's objective of affording Servicemen and women, regardless of rank or trade, the opportunity of learning to fly at the lowest cost. This aim of safe affordable flying has been achieved by CPFC since 2002.
2002 - Club started to meet the aims - utilising one Cessna 150.
2002 - Since the early days of the club, CPFC has been fortunate by the endevours of it's membership to support both national and local charities.
2014 -Operating three Piper PA28 Aircraft. With other types owned by CPFC Members being operated as associated aircraft - in accordance with the Royal Air Force Cosford Flying Order Book.
2014 - A registered Civil Aviation Authority Training Organisation. In order that CPFC can remain at the forefront of high quality Aviation training for its Membership.
2016 - Undertaking Junior Rank Flying Scholarships.
2017 - May saw another sucsessful "May Day Fly-in"