Welcome from the Manager

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Club Manager

Greetings, aviation enthusiast!

More than 40 years ago, a handful of pilots formed Ponderosa Aero Club. We’re larger now and proud of our excellent safety record, the education and training we offer, and the social and recreational events we enjoy throughout the year.

Whether you’re starting your flight training from scratch, or you’re a pilot wanting to rent, we can accommodate you with our fleet of Cessna and Piper aircraft. Do you want to add ratings, enjoy cross-country travel, or take on the challenge of flying into Idaho’s backcountry strips? Professional instructors can help.

Explore our site, see what we have to offer, and get to know us.  We look forward to providing you with the best training, the greatest aircraft, and the friendliest people.

Best regards,

Briana LeClaire, General Manager
manager@ponderosaaero.org
(208) 344-5401


The Club

Ponderosa Aero Club was formed in 1974 at a little airport on the Boise River called Strawberry Glen. Forty years later and established at BOI, we're bigger and better than ever, with a safety record second to none.

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Our Aircraft

Check out our fleet of well-maintained and -equipped aircraft. For Cessna fans we have 172s, a 182, and a Turbo 210. For pilots preferring low-wing aircraft we have two Archers, an Arrow and a Cherokee 140.

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Our Instructors

Our instructors provide education and training for members seeking private pilot, instrument, commercial, and flight instructor ratings. Backcountry training for our members is very popular.

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