The 184 Flying Club was founded in 1955 and has owned and operated several aircraft over the years. Currently, the club owns a 1976 Cessna 172M Skyhawk II. The Club's main function is to provide a means for its members to fly at the lowest possible rates. It does this by operating on a non-profit basis. Membership is limited to 15 regular members per aircraft. The 184 Flying Club meets every other month at the east ramp pilot's lounge at Buchanan Field to discuss new and old club business. 184 Flying Club is always open to interviewing new members.
Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA)
Concord Chapter 393 of the Experimental Aircraft Association is one of over 1,000 chapters located throughout the USA, Canada and many foreign countries. Headquartered in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, the EAA welcomes anyone interested in aviation. Our members include an interesting mix of pilots, airplane builders and enthusiasts. We meet once a month in the Clubhouse on the west side of Buchanan Field and organize various events to promote aviation, such as the Young Eagles Program.
Northern California Soaring Association (NCSA)
The Northern California Soaring Association (NCSA), located at Byron Airport, is the only club in the San Francisco Bay Area that offers its members basic gliding (sailplane) lessons, as well as encouraging progression to cross country soaring. NCSA is a community organization where all members help out with club operations. We regularly run glider operations at Byron Airport on both Saturday and Sunday from 10:00am to Sunset. Our club has several experienced FAA certificated flight instructors who provide both basic and advanced instruction. An instructor is always available on flying days at Byron. Individuals who think they might be interested in learning to fly gliders can arrange an introductory flight as described on our website, www.norcalsoaring.org.
NRI Flying Club
The NRI Flying Club has been around since the 1960's. The club operates as a not-for-profit corporation with the mission to provide safe and affordable flying to residents of the Bay Area and its surrounds. Stated goals are to break even on costs, while ensuring top notch maintenance, training and camaraderie of membership. Membership is currently 75 men and women from diverse backgrounds, sharing 4 planes with various degrees of complexity and capability. NRI Flying Club also has 7 flight instructors and arranges social functions, such as a summer and winter BBQ. NRI Flying Club members are passionate about safe and affordable flying, while being good stewards to the local community.