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Posted: 2017-09-23 By: Webmaster
Cessna 172: Available RFC hanger
Piper Arrow: Available RFC hanger
Base KCID, ramp: RockwellCollins
Pay your RFC Fees On-line
Posted: 2017-01-26 By: Dan Meyer
Use Paypal for convenience. Include .30 cents plus 2.9% processing fee. (Amt Due+0.30)/(0.971) or SaleCalc link below.
RFC Google+ Page
Posted: 2015-12-06 By: Jacob Mauermann
Find out more about Rockwell Flying Club by joining our Google+ Page. Click the link below to check it out.
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RFC Membership Meets Bi-Monthly
Meet the 4th Monday of Odd Months
Posted: 2015-05-18 By: Dan Meyer
Bi-Monthly Meeting: 4th Monday of January, March, May, July, September and November. The club meets in Bldg. 131 (North of the Pond) on the Rockwell Collins C Ave. campus. The Ash conference room is just inside the West entrance. The meeting begins at 5:00 and should finish by 6:00. ***Note - The July, 2016 meeting is moved back a week to July 31 due to AirVenture Oshkosh
RFC Mailing Address
Posted: 2014-04-18 By: C.Kalmar
Mailing memberships or payments to the club?
Please send forms and payments to:
RFC, Inc. PO Box 453 Hiawatha, Iowa 52233
Tips for new members
Some helpful tips to memorize.
Posted: 0000-00-00 By: Chris Kalmar
Here are a few tips to keep you and the
aircraft safe and undamaged.
• A good guide for pulling and pushing the 172 in or out of the hanger is the seam in the concrete pad. Use that as a guide to keep the wings centered in the hangar door. Then use the red tape lines keeping the main wheels between them. Finally watch the right wing so you don´t bang it against the center pole.
• Always keep an eye on the wingtips and the tail when moving aircraft.
• Refueling can not be done in the hangers. When waiting for fuel arrange the aircraft for easy access by the fuel truck. Keep in mind Landmark prefers fuel sales of 10 gallons or more so it may be OK to skip refueling if the next flight is a short training flight.
• After your preflight and before you get in to start, up walk the nose and look around for problems; such as doors open, chocks, tow bars, low tires, flaps, wings. If you are not actively towing then detach the towbar and do not leave it on the aircraft at any time other then when it is moving.
• Taxi at brisk walking speed.
• Checklists have been proven to be superior safety enhancers.

The Rockwell Flying Club was founded in 1975 to provide affordable aircraft to its member-pilots. Aircraft are owned, leased, or rented as necessary to provide adequate availability to its members. Aircraft are added or eliminated from inventory as needed by its membership.
★ Celebrating over Forty Years of Aerial Fun! ★

Membership is open to all Collins Aerospace employees, retirees, and their spouses.
Operational fees
The rates for RFC members are:
Posted: 2017-11-15 By: Dan Meyer
• Registration fee for RFC is a non-refundable $250 ($300 after January 1, 2018).
• Dues: $70/month
• Note: The $250 membership fee for co-op students is waived. A co-op member fee is $50 per co-op session, up to the maximum of $250. The monthly dues and hourly rates are the same.
We bill by the Tachometer hour so compare our "equivalent Hobbs" rates to competitors Hobbs rates
Cessna 172: $110 per tachometer hour
•(equivalent to $90.20/hobbs hour)
Piper Arrow: $130 per tachometer hour
•(equivalent to $106.60/hobbs hour)
(82% computed over preceding 6 months experience)
SSL Certificate
Posted: 2017-02-23 By: Larry Tjaden
I finally installed an SSL (secure sockets layer) to the RFC site. Now, we can have a little extra security when logging in and entering reservations...
Use from now on.
Remember to edit your bookmarks to add the ´s´.
Rockwell Flying Club Membership
Download a Membership Form
Posted: 2012-03-05 By: S E Risoff
Welcome: The Rockwell Flying Club is actively seeking new members. If you are interested in learning to fly or furthering your ratings the club can assist you with instrument, commercial and instructor licenses.
Read… RFC_RegistrationForm_2014.pdf
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Weight & Balance
Links to .pdf files
Posted: 0060-00-00 By: Webmaster
For your convenience the following weight & balance tool has been created for 7935C & 738TT. Click the link below to open the spreadsheet.
N7935C and N738TT W&B with graph Rev E.xlsx
Arrow Instructor Requirements
Posted: 0050-00-00 By: Webmaster
Arrow Flight Instructors - 100 hours PIC in Complex 10 of which are in an Arrow –Minimum 50 hours of prior instructing – Logged 2 hours in a complex aircraft in the last 6 months
Arrow Pilot Requirements
Posted: 0010-00-00 By: Webmaster
To use the Arrow, you must have at least 100 hours of flight time and a 10 hour checkout if you have not flown complex aircraft. Flight instructors are available for checkout, flight reviews and basic and instrument flight instruction. You can also work on your commercial or certified flight instructor license.
* * * * Winter Operations * * * *
Apply when Temps below 40 degrees F.
Posted: 0005-00-00 By: Dan Meyer
Winter Temperatures of 40 degrees Fahrenheit and below require use of pre-heat and other operational considerations. Review the document at the following link for additional details. (add a link)
Read… RFC Winter Operations 20141104.docx

Niagara Falls
Posted: 2018-07-28 By: Shimeng Gao

Des Moines from 8TT
Posted: 2017-12-18 By: Adam Evanschwartz

7,000 MSL & 150 knots ground speed - Easbound over Des Moines

RFC Caravan
Posted: 2017-12-11 By: Michael Whetstone
Going to get new transponder at KRFD

Arrow formation flying

Sunset Eastern Iowa
Sunset Eastern Iowa
Posted: 2017-10-12 By: Michael Whetstone
Sunset Eastern Iowa @7000 MSL

Sunset Eastern Iowa

43Y Northome, MN
32T hanging out with amphibians
Posted: 2016-07-02 By: Judd Meinders
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