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Annual membership in the Parksville-Qualicum Aero Club
ImageAs a member, you will have access to all Club facilities at Qualicum Beach Airport, be allowed to rent the clubhouse for your family or business function, be able to rent space for your aircraft in the Club hangar (on a space available basis), welcome at all club meetings and social functions, vote on any matters raised before the general membership and hold an Executive position on the Board of Directors. You will also be eligible to join the aircraft user group and be able to fly the Club aircraft.

We also have a "Partner Membership" available. This membership allows both the member and their spouse or designated partner to join for this greatly reduced rate.

Corporate memberships are available for businesses who want to get involved in the local aviation community. Each annual corporate membership is permitted to appoint one person from that business as their representative. The representative has all privileges of a Regular member.

If you would like more information on Club membership, please use the email contacts on the “Contacts” page of this website.

If you would like to complete a membership application form, please . . .

Please print out one of the above forms, fill it in and send to the address at the top of the page. You may also contact any of the Club's executive for an application and information package or if you prefer, you can come out to one of the general meetings at the times posted on our website. We look forward to welcoming you as a new member.

SCHEDULE OF FEES – Revised November 19, 2015

MEMBERSHIP

Regular: voting, per year (first year dues pro-rated to $10 per month or portion thereof) $ 120.00

Student: all privileges of Regular membership; while attending qualifying school only $ 50.00

Partner: regular membership for one member and one for partner of choosing $ 140.00

Corporate: available to corporations/businesses; one employee a "Regular" member $ 150.00

Charter: 10-year regular membership for member and partner (limited to 10 at any time) $ 1,200.00

Honorary: Granted by Executive Committee for Special Services rendered to Club $ 0.00

 

Membership automatically renewed on January 1 each year unless informed otherwise. Dues payable January 1 each year.

 

AIRCRAFT USAGE FEE – available only to "Regular" Members. Must be Prepaid. Annual and hourly assessments established August 1 each year. Minimum Hourly charge is one half (0.5) hour. Member responsible for fuel.

Annual fixed assessment - August 1/16 - July 31/17 (Includes non-fundable 12 hrs) $1,500.00

Pro-rated for new members joining after January 1/16 (subject to additional non-refundable charge to only be applied to subsequent year fees)

Hourly assessment - August 1/15 - July 31/16 $ 44.00

Ground time hours (per hour) $ 44.00

Usage periods booked in excess of 6 hours on Weekends and Public Holidays, and, from May 1 to September 30 are subject to a three (3.0) hour minimum. If flight hours are less than 3.0 hours, the balance to 3.0 hours will be charged to the member at $44.00 per hour.

Annual & 90-Day Check Rides

Regular Flying Members must complete an Annual Check Ride with a Club Authorized Check Pilot. Annual check ride is effective for one year from the date of the check ride. If a member does not fly a minimum of 1 hour in any 90-day period, they must successfully complete a 90-day check ride with a Club Authorized Check Pilot. Members shall pre-pay for the use of the aircraft and shall pay the Check Pilot at a rate agreed to between the pilot and the Check Pilot for all check rides.

HANGAR USAGE FEE (Effective December 1, 2015) P1 - $ 400.00   P2 - $ 300.00 Shared aircraft parking. Space available to Club members only. Fees payable in advance. Includes power for low wattage in-cabin heater only.

FACILITY USAGE FEES

Rental of the clubhouse addition, the Member's Lounge and the hangar are available to Club members only.

Clubhouse Addition (half day or evening) $ 45.00  

Member's Lounge $ 100.00

Member's Lounge for business meetings up to 2 hours $ 50.00

Member’s Lounge plus hangar $ 150.00

Liquor License at Cost plus $15.00

Damage Deposit (due with every rental) $ 150.00

Cleaning Fees - in lieu of renter cleanup $ 100.00

A signed Facilities Usage Agreement shall be completed before any use is confirmed. Member responsible for post-rental cleaning as per checklists. Members must be in good standing. Usage period includes setup, teardown and cleaning times.

PAD USAGE – The pad in front of the clubhouse is located on both Airport and Club Lease land. No aircraft shall use this tiedown without Club permission. The pad is reserved for GIEO when not in the hangar - no fee applies for the Club aircraft. If not used for Club aircraft, use of the pad is restricted to Club members only. When used by non-club aircraft, the Town tie-down rental rate applies and is payable to the Town. In addition, a Club usage rate of $45.00 per month applies, payable in advance. Power is included in the Club fee but is limited to one low wattage in-cabin heater for the months of October to April only.