IMC Club Celebrates 10th Anniversary | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Airborne Unlimited-
Monday

Airborne Unmanned-
Alt. Wednesdays

Airborne Flight Training-Alt. Wednesdays

Airborne Unlimited-
Friday

Airborne Special Programs!
Airborne-YouTube Airborne Unlimited--10.26.20 Airborne-Unmanned--10.14.20   Airborne-Flight Training--10.21.20 Airborne Unlimited--10.23.20  The 2020 Avionics Innovation Preview!

Airborne On ANN

Airborne Unlimited--10.26.20

Airborne-Unmanned--10.14.20

Airborne-Flight Training--10.21.20

Airborne Unlimited--10.23.20

Airborne's Annual April 1st Episode

Sat, Oct 17, 2020

IMC Club Celebrates 10th Anniversary

More Than 400 Local Clubs Now Operating

The IMC/VMC Club concept, now part of the EAA's pilot proficiency resources, celebrates its 10th anniversary this month with sustained and substantial growth in recent years bringing flight safety scenarios to local pilots.

More than 400 local clubs in communities throughout the country now provide and promote flying, proficiency, and safety. Those clubs meet monthly, allowing pilots to share information and resources, using their flying experiences as shared knowledge to enhance safety for all who fly.

"What started as an informal conversation at a restaurant in Norwood, Massachusetts, in 2010 has now grown into an impressive network of clubs throughout the nation," said Radek Wyrzykowski, EAA's manager of flight proficiency, who conceived of the IMC Club concept.

The IMC Club provides organized "hangar flying" focused on building proficiency in instrument flying. It is the only organization of its kind. The IMC Clubs concept is to bring together IFR-rated pilots who fly in real-world "actual IMC" and provide them an opportunity to share stories, network with the larger pilot community, and gain valuable insights and tips for their IFR flying. IMC Club meetings provide a forum for promoting participation and discussion of IFR flying.

The success of the IMC Club concept led to the creation of the VMC Club, which brings similar safety- and proficiency-based scenarios for pilots primarily flying under visual flight conditions (VFR).

The IMC/VMC Clubs are part of EAA's wide-ranging pilot proficiency resources under the Proficiency365 banner, which also includes the EAA SkillScore Tracker, Virtual Flight Academy, the Pilot Proficiency Center at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, and much more. Since becoming part of EAA's programming in 2015, the number of IMC/VMC Clubs has almost quadrupled, with most of them affiliated with local EAA chapters that promote and support grassroots flying in local communities.

FMI: www.EAA.org/Proficiency

Advertisement

More News

Klyde Morris (10.26.20)

Klyde Is Aware That Even The Space Program Is Beholden To The Whims Of Cyberspace... FMI: www.klydemorris.com>[...]

Airborne 10.26.20: Fifth G700, Harrison Ford, Citation CJ Repairs

Also: 1st US-Assembled A220, Sporty's Intro's New LTF Course, Capt. Judy Cameron Scholarship, Loyal Wingman 1st Taxi Gulfstream's fifth G700 flight-test aircraft has taken flight, >[...]

Airborne-Flight Training 10.21.20: CAP -- USAF, IMC Club, Online Upset Training

Also: Second Amendment to SFAR 118, West Houston Airport, Space Test Fundamentals, Adversary Training We have a packed episode today filled with the latest news in flight training,>[...]

ANN FAQ: Submit a News Story!

Have A Story That NEEDS To Be Featured On Aero-News? Here’s How To Submit A Story To Our Team Some of the greatest new stories ANN has ever covered have been submitted by our>[...]

Airborne 10.23.20: P2010 TDI Cert, OSIRIS-REx, MultiGP Championships

Also: F-22's Intercept Russians, WAI Scholarships, Honeywell-Pipistrel, Dufour Demo's eVTOL TECNAM has received a Type Certificate for the P2010 TDI from EASA. The P2010 TDI certif>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2020 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC