Austin Academy of AviationKAUS
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Austin Academy of Aviation is the premiere flight school and aircraft rental operation in central Texas. We pride ourselves on our team of highly trained and standardized Flight Instructors and our fleet of impeccably maintained aircraft. The academy has been serving the Austin area pilot community since 1993. We have five beautiful 180 horsepower Cessna 172SP’s (two of which are Garmin G1000 equipped) and a gorgeous Beechcraft Baron BE55 with a Garmin 530/430 stack. Come check us out and we will deliver the dream to you. We are located adjacent to Atlantic Aviation in hangar 4 at the South terminal of Austin Bergstrom International Airport (KAUS).

-Pilot shop (your onestop shop for aviation supplies)

-FAA certified laser grade testing site

-Concession area with free coffee and popcorn

-G1000 simulator

-Full motion Redbird simulator

-Rental headsets available


CFI Rate: $58.00/hr
CFI Ground Rate: $58.00/hr

KAUS

Operator Procedures

Fueling Aircraft

ATLANTIC AVIATION/ 512-530-7000

Returning the Aircraft

During business hours: CONTACT ACADEMY BASE AFTER GROUND CONTROL GIVES TAXI CLEARANCE TO THE RAMP ON 130.075

After business hours: CALL CHIEF PILOT @ 314-378-1918

Getting Reimbursed if You Buy Fuel Elsewhere

REIMBURSED AT ATLANTIC AVIATION’S CURRENT RATE WITH RECIEPT

Mechanical Problems at Another Airport

CALL ACADEMY IMMEDIATELY

Securing Aircraft

Will explain on site

What fuel load to expect and how to change it

EXPECT FULL TANKS OR NOTIFY THE ACADEMY IN ADVANCE

Local Airspace Considerations

Best Way to Get Flight Following

CLEARANCE DELIVERY 125.5 ON RAMP PRIOR TO CONTACTING GROUND CONTROL

Local reporting points

APPROACHING FROM: NORTH-GEORGETOWN, NE-TAYLOR, EAST-ELGIN, SE-BASTROP, SOUTH- LOCKHART, SW- KYLE, WEST-DRIPPING SPRINGS, NW-LAKE TRAVIS

Typical TFR considerations

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS FOOTBALL GAMES / CIRCUIT OF AMERICAS RACETRACK DURING A FORMULA 1 RACE, USUALLY IN NOVEMBER

Preferred IFR "gates" ATC wants you to file to

CENTEX FOUR DEPARTURE

Preferred IFR "gates" ATC wants you to file from

LEWE THREE ARRIVAL, KALIA THREE ARRIVAL, BITTER SIX ARRIVAL OR WEEE TWO ARRIVAL

Preferred VFR "gates" ATC wants you to depart to

AUSTIN DEPARTURE VFR VECTORS

Preferred VFR "gates" ATC wants you to arrive from

AUSTIN APPROACH VFR VECTORS

Local Airfield Operations

Run up area

LIGHT AIRCRAFT RUN-UP AREA 17L STAY FAR RIGHT, 35R STAY FAR LEFT

What does the tower want you to do before you call ready for takeoff?

BE READY DUE TO HIGH DENSITY COMMERCIAL JET TRAFFIC

Traffic pattern altitudes

1500 FEET MSL

Special cautions for flying the pattern

NO PATTERN WORK AT KAUS

Local Flight Planning Tips

Nearby special use airspace

KILLEEN, CORPUS CHRISTIE

Air carrier arrival paths to be avoided

DEP/ARR HEAVY CORRIDORS-USE VFR VECTORS

Best airports to visit in the area

50R LOCKHART MUNICIPAL- THREE OF THE COUNTRIES WORLD RENOWNED BBQ JOINTS: BLACKS BBQ, SMITTY’S BBQ AND KREUZ’ BBQ

T82 FREDERICSKBURG - AIRPORT DINER AND HOTEL ON THE RAMP

Best sights to see nearby from the air

AMAZING DAY TRIPS: SPACE CENTER HOUSTON, LONE STAR MILITARY FLIGHT MUSEUM GALVESTON, USS LEXINGTON AIRCRAFT CARRIER MUSEUM CORPUS CHRISTIE, TEXAS RANGERS MUSEUM WACO, BLUE BELL ICE CREAM TOUR BRENHAM, AIRMEN HERITAGE MUSEUM/RIVERWALK/THE ALAMO SAN ANTONIO

Unique weather challenges/microclimates

EARLY MORNING STRATUS, SPRING AFTERNOON THUNDER STORMS IN CENTRAL TEXAS

Density Altitude Considerations

IN SUMMER MONTHS SPECIAL EMPHASIS

April 28, 2014, 12:22 a.m.


Austin Academy of Aviation is rated 5.0 out of 5 stars from 2 reviews.
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Operator Info

KAUS
AUSTIN-BERGSTROM INTL AIRPORT
4309 Emma Browning Ave
Austin, TX 78719
5123852880
5125304505
Austin Academy of Aviation

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