Olds-Didsbury Flying Association


Monthly Meetings

Our ODFA meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month at 19:30 local time at the aerodrome terminal. If you are interested in joining as a general member or to rent the aircraft, you can contact us first or feel free to just come to one of our meetings.

Membership and Renting Aircraft

Our membership annual fee is $50. The procedure for joining is listed below. A checkout with a designated ODFA Flight Instructor on make and model is required (insurance) before you can fly on your own. All members must also complete a checkout every year with an ODFA approved Flight Instructor and do the Aircraft Open Book exam annually. All checkouts follow a standardized ODFA Checkout syllabus/form. To just become a member follow Step 1 below. If you want to rent aircraft, please follow Steps 1 through 4:

1. Membership form and payment information.

2. Print and Complete the following and send them to the Aircraft Committee listed in Step 3:

  1. Signed Copy of the ODFA Aircraft Rules/Regulations/Currency document.
  2. Copy of ODFA Membership Form. Note that some browsers block the form fields so you need to download the membership form and fill it out through a pdf reader.
  3. Completed Copy of Rental Aircraft Worksheet and Aircraft Type Check Exam for the aircraft type that you plan to fly, Cessna C150 and, or, Piper Cherokee PA28-180.
  4. Photo Copy of Pilot's Licence, current medical certificate.
  5. Photo Copy of Last page of individual Pilot Logbook.
  6. Proof of Membership and Deposit.
  7. Review and be familiar with the ODFA Aircraft Operating Procedures.
  8. After completing Step 4 below, a copy of the results of the ODFA Checkout syllabus/form.

3. Contact a member of the Aircraft Committee below with the completed forms for approval prior to booking a checkout flight.

4. Once approved by the Aircraft Committee; Contact an ODFA Designated Flight Instructor Below to Arrange your Checkout Flight.

All checkouts follow a standardized ODFA Checkout syllabus/form.

***(Travel and instructor charges will be on a case by case basis and subject to individual instructor rates, Please discuss the cost and payment options with the instructor/school prior to the checkout flight)***


Invoices can be paid on-line or you can continue to pay by cheque, or cash.

On-line Interact eTransfer:

Payment is still accepted by cheque:

Payment in cash:


If there is maintenance needed for the hangar or aircraft please fill out the Maintenance form.

Instructions for the Renter and the AME are provided on the Maintenance form.