The Flying Club Allen was founded by a group of aviators. Its first president was Dr. Moisies Eildistein, and the first pilots were Bartolome Morales and Aroldo Barcena, followed by Hilda Barbieri and Concepcion Bilo, the first women pilots of the club.
Currently there are over 250 pilots, that arose from the Flying Club of Allen, now offer courses in:
The park of the Flying Club is made up of aircraft at various levels for training, transfer or education, and aircraft with different capacities: 1, 2 and 4 seats, all suitable for the transfer of personnel, spare parts, machinery or equipment, search and recognition, photography, glider towing, and so on.
There are aircraft equipped to operate in all airports of the country and bordering countries, on very short runways or consolidated roads. There are also aircrafts eligible for medical evacuation.
The Flying Club, has also glider for baptism flights, as the Blanik glider, an all-metal two-seat aerobatic capable, or pilots already trained as the single-seater glider Sky.
Each year, the Flying Club makes the traditional Aeronautical Festival, with lots of audience that share for a weekend exhibitions with riders arriving from across the country and neighboring countries.
Pilots approach the Flying Club to enjoy with family and friends of flights every weekend. For those who never flew are available the first flights, in which adults and kids can try out this beautiful feeling and enjoy the scenery of rivers and fences.
In 2009 it was celebrated the 50th birthday of the aero club. On this occasion it had the visit of aviators and friends of flying clubs across the country and participants from neighboring countries such as Chile, Uruguay and Brazil. There were also present the Rans Aerobatics Squadron led by experienced pilot Cesar Falistocco and the Chilean pilot Pedro Drient Tirapeguy, and there were ultralight and experimental helicopters.
The Aeronautical Festival was carried out in luxury as it had:
Photos: Flying Club of Allen