How to Join

The 43rd Flying Club is a member owned non-profit 501 (c) 7 corporation registered in the State of Connecticut.  We welcome new applications for new members with the following qualifications:

All members must be responsible and financially able to meet the dues, charges and assessments hereinafter provided for. They must be a private pilot and possess all licenses, certificates and permits required by all federal, state, and local government agencies for the operation of the aircraft to be flown. Rusty pilots with current medicals are accepted pending flight check-out and board approval.

Membership shall be obtained only through the majority approval of the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors may ascertain and fix any other conditions and requirements of the membership as may be deemed necessary for the best interest of the club.

Steps to Apply for Membership:

1) Complete this Application and the documents below and forward to Frank Campanelli, marketing officer at

2) The following documents and activities must be included with your application and sent to Frank:

  • Copy of pilots License (both sides)
  • Log book endorsement of current BFR
  • FAA Medical Certificates or Basic Med Documentation
  • Driver’s License
  • Include Security Deposit of  $2,300 ($2,200 club deposit plus $100 processing fee)
  • Payment may be made by:
    • Contact Frank Campanelli at to arrange for registration in our Flight Circle booking system and setup of a credit card or ACH payment method, or
    • Send check to PO box below payable to 43rd Aviation Flying Club
  • When your application documents are received and approved, we’ll set you up with an instructor for a flight review and checkout
  • You must attend a monthly club meeting ASAP as a requirement for induction, first Wednesday of the month

43rd Aviation Flying Club, Inc.

If applying by Mail, send to:

43rd Aviation Flying Club, Inc.
PO Box 290309
Wethersfield, CT 06129-0309

When the above requirements are completed, the board will vote on your admission to the club. In the event you are not accepted we will refund your money less the processing fee and any flight time expenses incurred while performing the check out. You are directly responsible for payment to the instructor for any of their fees in regards to the check out.