Alliance flight training is located east of DIA at Front Range Airport, home to the highest control tower in North America with 8000 by 100 foot runways. We offer complete flight training services for all levels of pilot trainees. Mountain flight training for the licensed pilots who are looking to expand their flying experience as well as standard services such as BFR’s. Just minutes from Denver International Airport with shuttle service to and from the airport, getting to Front Range is easy and stress free.
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-Call Front Range Airport at 303-261-9100, or notify the Alliance Flight Training front desk staff to request fuel.
-Telephone numbers will also be in the dispatch book
-Front Desk staff dispatches aircraft during all business hours.
-During business hours: Return completed dispatch paperwork to the front desk, and check out with front office staff.
-After business hours: Front desk staff will orient you as to after-hours procedures if you plan to return aircraft after normal business hours.
-Fuel purchased away from Front Range Airport will be reimbursed at a rate not to exceed that days rate at the self-serve pump at KFTG.
-Fuel only reimbursed with an itemized receipt.
-Call Alliance Flight Training Front Desk for instructions on how to proceed. All contact details are in the dispatch folder.
-Return aircraft to the hangar or tie-down space that the aircraft was removed from. -Use Standard Tie-down methods. -Pilots will be informed if they are required to leave the aircraft on the ramp at the FBO.
Main hangar rash risk occurs during pushback and tie down procedures.
Aircraft are normally filled to tabs or near full at all times. If less is required, please inform our staff at least 24 hours prior to your arrival. If more fuel is required, inform front desk upon your arrival and fuel will be ordered. Fuel can also be ordered on the flight line by calling Front Range Airport at 303-261-9100. The number is also in the dispatch folder.
No special procedures at Front Range Airport. However, please have a thorough understanding of the surrounding class B airspace prior to departure or arrival.
Contact Denver Departure after departing: Denver Departure East 128.25 or Denver Departure South 128.45
-SKIPI five miles east of airport. -Bennett five miles east by South East of airport. -Watkins three and a half miles south west of airport (Caution: Located in Class Bravo, remain south of I-70 to remain clear) -Three miles south of airport crossing I-70.
Note: airspace around sporting events commonly is not listed in TFR’s. You must specifically ask if sport event TFR’s are in place. Also check pro sports schedules.
-Read back of all runway holding instructions is required. -Runway Crossing Clearance required to cross Runway 17 at D7/E7
-Contact Ground Control during tower operating hours (1400Z – 0400Z) prior to taxi; 124.7
-Located at A3, A9, E7 and D1.
-Contact Ground (124.7) for taxi instructions prior to contacting tower. -Contact tower (120.2) at runway hold shot line prior to takeoff.
Avoid low altitude flights over all residential areas
Traffic pattern Altitude is 6500 MSL (1000 AGL)
Right traffic pattern for Runway 08 and for Runway 35
-Sequencing without separation services provided by KFTG Tower. -Class Bravo surface boundaries are close to normal traffic pattern. Be prepared to turn early crosswind and downwind when flying the pattern for 26.
Avoid flights directly over Bennett and Strasburg and any other residential area.
Mountains, high density altitudes
Oil and Gas rigs
-Front Range Airport is located underneath Denver Class B Airspace. -Use VFR corridors printed on reverse side of Denver TAC
-Imboden Road located to the west of the airport marks Class B airspace. -Class B begins from the DEN VOR on the 082 degree radial; fly south of the radial to remain clear.
-Rocky Mountains less than 30 nm from the airport.
Bold airports are in the mountains. Mountain checkout required.
-KFTG, Front Range; has restaurant. Very friendly tower and not busy
-KBJC, Rocky Mountain Metro; has restaurant. Not advisable on windy days.
-KPUB, Pueblo; has great museum.
-KFLY, Meadow Lake airport; cool small airport
-KCOS, Colorado Springs; busy airport with museum and cool restaurant in old piston powered , fully intact Boeing KC-97 tanker.
-KANK, Salida, artist’s haven. Don’t have to cross the continental divide, so easy first mountain flight
-KAEJ, Buena Vista; beautiful flight and beautiful airport. Easy first mountain flight
-KGWS, Glenwood Springs; nice small airport close to the action in the mountains
-KSBS, Steamboat Springs; easy access to the town, slopes and courtesy cars are readily available
-KTEX, Telluride; no hassle airport close to town, ski slopes and entertainment
-KLXV, North America’s highest airport. During your visit, don't forget to pick up your Certificate of Navigation for landing at North America's Highest Elevation Airport!
-KRAP, Rapids City; close to Mt. Rushmore
-KAIA, Alliance NE. Close to Carhenge. If you are visiting the area, you got to see this.
-KAPA, Centennial Airport, location of our sister company Aspen Flying Club.
Front Range of Rocky Mountains
-Colorado Weather can be unpredictable and commonly experiences afternoon thunderstorms in the summer.
-High winds along the foothills are common year round.
-Remember the Openairplane Mountain UPC is required for any mountain flying
Year round. Density altitude above 10,000 feet common in summer.
Denver Broncos stadium and Colorado Rockies (Downtown Denver). Division 1 football: USAFA Colorado Springs, CU Boulder, CSU Fort Collins.
-Denver Broncos, Colorado Rockies, AF Falcons, CU Buffalos, CSU Rams. Check team schedules on Internet
-High amount of VRF traffic over and around Downtown Denver -Two major sports stadiums located in the heart of Downtown
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