Academy of Aviation is a unique place in many ways. We strive to be the best in all aspects of our operations and we proud ourselves on achieving it.
7am to 7pm
7 days a week
• Flight Training
• Pilot Shop
• Redbird AATD (Full Motion Simulator)
• IGATE AATD (Simulator)
CFI Rate: $89.00/hr
CFI Ground Rate: $89.00/hr
Local Procedures Briefing
Academy of Aviation
Republic Airport - KFRG
A self-serve pump is available on the ramp.
Access to Aircraft
Access to the ramp is controlled with badges. During business hours expect an escort on the ramp. After hours access can be worked out by prior arrangement.
Returning the Aircraft
Post flight access is controlled by badge, or escort. If after hours, contact Airport Operations for access.
Mechanical Problems at Another Airport
Please contact Academy of Aviation if you experience a mechanical issues at a different airport before any maintenance is performed.
Securing the Aircraft Post-Flight
Please return the aircraft to the same tie-down after the flight. Tie the aircraft down every time.
What Fuel Load to Expect, and How to Change It
You can expect the aircraft to be dispatched to you with 1/2 tanks. Aircraft may be dispatched with more or less fuel for your flight by prior arrangement.
Local Airspace Considerations
Best Way to Get Flight Following
Plan on contacting New York Approach on 118.00
Typical TFR Considerations
New York City to the West.
- Nassau Colosseum – 5 miles to the West
- Citi Field – 15 miles WNW
- Jones Beach Amphitheater – 7 miles SW
Nearby Sports Team Schedules
Traffic Flows Around Local Sites / Terrain Features
Please see the Hudson River Corridor for NYC Flights.
Preferred VFR "gates" ATC wants you to DEPART TO
Departing to the NORTH – Plan via the Crab Meadow Reporting Point
Departing to the SOUTH – Plan via the Jones Beach Monument or via Crabtree Bridge.
Preferred VFR "gates" ATC wants you to ARRIVE FROM
Same as above.
Local Airfield Operations
What Does Tower Want You To Do Before You Call?
- Report your position on the field
- State your departure request
- Confirm current ATIS
Noise Abatement Procedures
Noise Abatement is voluntary to the South and West.
Local Flight Planning Tips
Nearby Special Use Airspace
New York Class Bravo overlying at 4,000 MSL.
Best Sites to See From the Air
- New York City – 32 NM to the W
- The Hamptons – 43 NM to the ENW
March 24, 2013, 6:42 p.m.