Conversation with Marcel Gimenez about the ALSim ALX simulator

Marcel Giminez in front of ALSim ALX simulator

Marcel Gimenez has been with PFC for the past seven years. He is the multi-engine and IFR Operations Manager at Pacific Flying Club. What is the ALSim ALX simulator? The ALSim ALX is a state-of-the-art simulator. It offers up to four classes of aircraft. From single and multi-engine piston aircraft to turboprop-type aircraft all the […]

What is a Fam Flight at Pacific Flying Club?

family flight at PFC

If you’ve ever dreamed of flying, climb aboard this unique experience. You can book a 30-minute Introductory Flying Lesson with one of our qualified Flight Instructors and discover what flying is all about!  Experience a 30-40 minutes flight from the right seat of a Cessna 152 or 172. You will take off from Boundary Bay […]

Piper PA-34 Seneca – A brief history

Piper Seneca

The Piper Cherokee Six is an iconic aircraft that has been used in many different applications, from recreational flying to commercial transport. But what many people may not know is that the Seneca was developed as a twin-engined version of the same plane. The prototype involved taking a Cherokee Six and mounting two engines on […]

Choosing a Flight School

flight school

There are plenty of flight schools around the world to choose from, and each employs an abundance of flight instructors. With so many options at your disposal, it can be difficult to decide which one is the right fit for you. Aviation is an exciting field with a lot of potential, but to make the […]

Inside Cessna factory

cessna factory

When you’re looking at the assembly area inside of the Cessna manufacturing plant in Independence, Kansas, you can also see Mustang jets right beside Cessnas.  Cessna never really planned for them to be here. The Independence facility was originally constructed to build only the single-engine products, the 172, the 182 and the 206. Around 2001 […]