The Solar Flying Club  

Our Aircraft

1975 CESSNA 172M


Skyhawk II with 180HP Lycoming engine with seating for 4, including the pilot.

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1978 PIPER PA-32-300


Cherokee Six with 300HP Lycoming engine with seating for 6, including the pilot.

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Aircraft Weight & Balance

N9156H                              N195PJ

Membership Information

Currently, we have the following membership slots available:

N9156H:  2                  N195PJ:  6

We utilize the scheduling system for all aircraft flight amd maintenance reservations.

There are many factors in the safe and efficient operation of aircraft, including proper weight and balance control.  Use these spreadsheets to help!

Why join Solar Flying Club?  We provide exceptional, well maintained, ADS-B Out compliant aircraft for the enjoyment of our member pilots!

Our Club Officers


Solar Flying Club is a non-profit club located at Ankeny Regional Airport (KIKV).  Solar Flying Club does not rent aircraft; it is a members only club who own, fly and maintain 2 IFR-capable aircraft available for everything from a short local tour or lunch outing to extended trips.  

Established 1953

Conveniently located 10 miles northeast of Des Moines at the Ankeny Regional Airport