About Us

The East Tennessee Pilot's Club is a non profit organization and was founded to promote and advance aviation and to encourage the fellowship in a relaxed, unstructured environment. ​

Skyranch airport has a family atmosphere in a "park like" setting where spouses and children can enjoy themselves. Areas along the river bank are ideal for picnics and a little fishing. The river traffic is very entertaining, you'll see everything from barges hauling freight to cabin cruisers, ski boats, bass boats and elaborate house boats. ​

Skyranch is a nature preserve where you will see all manner of birds and wildlife. It's a good place to "just hang out" and unwind from the pace of the everyday world.

Learn to Fly!

We strive to help educate, challenge and promote general aviation.
By creating a safe, consistent, and welcoming environment, Skyranch helps to foster the confidence and curiosity of our members.

Start from Scratch

Fun and Challenging

Additional Ratings

Ready to take the next step in your aviation career?

Flight Reviews

Stay current and proficient

Club Instructors

Mitch Bennett


Scott Clark


Tommy DuVoisin


Jerry Marotta


Alan Melton


Join the club

Join today and share the fellowship with the wide variety of members from all walks of life.

  • Initiation fee: $273.00
  • Monthly membership fee: $48.00
  • 4 planes are available to club members for instruction, training, recreation, and cross country use.
Membership Application

Get in Touch

Visitors are always welcome!
Please stop by soon

Contact Info

Skyranch Airport
3535 Alcoa Highway
Knoxville, TN 37920
  (865) 577-4466