Membership to the Bowman Eagles is limited to pilots who have earned a minimum of a Private Pilot Certificate. Property damage and liability insurance coverage are carried at all times for the aircraft. Meetings are normally held on the first Monday of each month, 7:00 pm at the Aero Club on Bowman Field. Prospective members are asked to attend a meeting with the completed membership application form.
Flight instruction is available from member and auxiliary instructors. The Chief Flight Instructor is responsible for establishing and controlling training procedures and requirements. For those members with no tail wheel experience, normally a minimum of ten hours dual plus ten hours solo is required before carrying passengers.
Initiation fee is $200. Dues are $60 per month and are designed to cover most of the fixed expenses including hangar, annual, scheduling, insurance, etc. In addition to the dues there is a charge of :
Citabria 7ECA - $60 per flight hour Citabria 7GCAA - $70 per flight hour
Hourly rate is based on “tach time”, and includes fuel and oil. This cost includes reserves to provide for normal maintenance and engine overhaul.
The Planes are hangared in the New T’s on Bowman Field with in hangars #431 and #432. The corner hangar provides adequate space for storage and work bench. It has electricity, lighting, refrigerator, plus table and chairs to accommodate the “Bowman Field Liars Club”.