Events

October Luncheon!

October 06, 2016

Crestview Country Club | Tapestry Dining Room | 1000 North 127th Street

12:00 p.m.

John and Martha King may be among the most recognizable people in general aviation.

Join Us for Lunch with Flight Training Royalty!

See what we did there? Royalty? Kings? Well, no matter how you look at it, John and Martha King may be among the most recognizable people in general aviation. Literally millions of GA pilots have taken flight instruction from them. They certainly are two flight instructors who have received more recognition—as in honors and awards—than any others, because their video flight training programs are not only exceptionally popular, they’re also exceptionally good!

King School students start as beginners and can carry on until they become Air Transport Pilots or Certified Flight Instructors themselves. John and Martha have helped more than half a million pilots reach their aviation goals and their courses are so effective that more than 98% of their customers pass their FAA exams on their first try! No wonder they’re considered Flight Training “royalty.” Of course, having the surname “King” probably doesn’t hurt either! Whatever the reason, they’re bona fide experts on what’s happening when it comes to learning to fly—a subject that’s always been an extremely important one in Wichita, where more flight training aircraft have been built than anywhere else in the world.

New Venue Alert! Crestview Country Club.

On Thursday, October 6, 2016 at noon, John and Martha will address the Wichita Aero Club luncheon in the Tapestry Dining Room at the Crestview Country Club located at 1000 North 127th Street East, between 13th Street and Central Avenue. Here’s a map for more details!

It will be the first time that the WAC has met at Crestview for a luncheon. The Club is the site for the Aero Club’s annual Golf Classic each June.

“We’re looking forward to hearing from the Kings on October 6,” said Dave Franson, president of the Wichita Aero Club, “because they are literally the world’s leaders in flight education. They have made pilot education available to the masses by putting their training seminars—which are exceptionally clear and easy to follow—on video and staying abreast of the technological advances and making those videos compatible with virtually all the multimedia devices.”

The Details.

The Wichita Aero Club luncheon will begin at noon at Crestview. Ample parking is available at the Country Club, which is located approximately half a mile east of the intersection of 13th Street and K-96 in East Wichita. The main entrance to the site is midway between 13th Street and Central on 127th Street East. Parking is available both to the north and south of the main Clubhouse.

The luncheon is being held on the same day as the Economic Outlook Conference hosted by Wichita State University’s Center for Economic Development and Business Research (CEDBR) at Century II, which will also feature an aerospace panel consisting of Teal Group Analyst Richard Aboulafia, WAC Member and Cox Machine President, Jason Cox and WAC President Dave Franson. The EOC Aerospace event will conclude before the mid-morning break and the entire conference will end at 11:30 AM. Attendees of the EOC who wish to attend the WAC luncheon will be offered the WAC member discount of 25% simply by showing their name badge or ticket at the door.

  • Cost of the WAC luncheon is $40 for non-members, $30 for members.
  • Tickets may be purchased at the door or below using Pay Pal or credit card.
  • Questions? Call us at 316.641.5962 or 316.665.2699.
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