University at Buffalo Pilots Association

Two students using a flight simulator.

The University at Buffalo Pilots Association (UBPA) promotes aviation exploration and training to students of all disciplines and levels of experience. Whether you are curious about learning more about the field of aviation, are an aspiring pilot, or already have a pilot's license, there are plenty of opportunities to get involved.

UBPA offers:

  • Basic flight training based on the FAA requirements for a private pilot license
  • Use of the club’s flight simulators in Bell 330 during open simulation hours
  • Pilot Talks featuring licensed aviation professionals
  • Aviation facility and aircraft tours