Eximious Flying Club is a southeast Michigan aviation and social organization, formed in 1958 to promote safe, economical, fun flying. We currently fly a Piper Archer II based at Detroit City Airport, a high-performance Commander 114 based at Oakland-Troy Airport, and a recently-acquired Flight Design CTLS light-sport aircraft based at Ray Community Airport...

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New Member!

Welcome new member Robert Whiteley

EFC welcomes its newest member, Robert J. Whiteley.

Born and raised in the Pointes, Bobby (yes he prefers Bobby) attended Grosse Pointe South and did his undergrad at Wayne State. He currently works remotely as a Software Engineer. His interests are pretty scattered, but generally lie in the automotive world. His experience in aviation is rather short, having just earned his private license in March. He's looking to pursue his instrument rating within the Club, enjoy some extended XC flights and learn from more experience pilots.

Posted Sat 11/5/2022 2:55 PM by efc_admin


EFC Annual Membership Meeting

EFC members and their guests are cordially invited to attend the 2022 annual membership meeting, to be held at Antonio's In The Park in Grosse Pointe Farms, at 6:30 PM on November 15. All members are strongly encouraged to attend!

Business for the meeting will be the President's report on the fiscal year ending August 31, and election of officers. Social activity includes dinner and drinks, the usual hangar flying, and a couple of surprises. Guest speaker is 20-year veteran air traffic controller and fellow pilot Tim Caruso.

RSVP to Kyle S. no later than this Friday 10/28 with entree …

Posted Mon 10/24/2022 6:56 PM by efc_admin

New Member!

Welcome new member Eric Orzel

EFC welcomes its newest member, Eric Orzel. Eric is a lifelong Michigan resident, coming from a family of aviators. His father owned and flew a 1946 Stinson 108, his uncle owned and flew a Beechcraft Musketeer, and his cousin is a pilot and A&P.

Eric was a self-employed stonemason for 14 years. In his mid-thirties he changed careers and started work in product design and development. He has worked at Wico Metal Products for over 22 years.

With his wife, Eric has seven children and four, soon to be five grandchildren, spread across the country from Maryland to Alaska.

Posted Mon 10/24/2022 6:35 PM by efc_admin

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