Friday, April 1 2022
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Yellow Jacket Flying Club 75th Anniversary Celebration

"All my life, I’ve never been able to get enough airplanes."

-Astronaut Robert 'Hoot' Gibson


Please join the Yellow Jacket Flying Club as we commemorate 75 years of aviation at Georgia Tech. Since its inception in 1945, the YJFC has trained and inspired countless aviators and made invaluable contributions to flying history.

The 75th Anniversary Banquet will be held at the renowned Delta Flight Museum. What better way to catch up with old friends and make new ones than while standing next to a Douglas DC-3 with hors d'oeuvres and a drink from the open bar? Following the cocktail hour, enjoy a seated dinner, a YJFC retrospective, and remarks (including videos!) from special guest speaker, CDR Frank Weisser USN (Ret.), former Blue Angels Lead Solo Pilot and Operations Officer. After dinner, it's time to cut loose on the dance floor and show off your best moves before heading off to bed to dream about your next flight!

In addition to the banquet, the YJFC will mark this milestone with a weekend of events, including a welcome reception and an airport open house at Peachtree-Dekalb Airport (PDK).

We thank you for your patience as we continue to work towards making it safe to celebrate this momentous occasion. After several delays, we anticipate finally being able to get together in April. However, we are continuing to monitor the current covid situation and will promptly communicate any further changes or updates to our plans so that we may keep our YJFC family healthy and safe.


The latest information and a full schedule of events can be found on our website at


Ticket prices are listed below and include all weekend events (except hotel room). Discounted tickets are available for current and recent GT students.

  • GT students and guests under 18 (Banquet Only) - $50
  • GT students and guests under 18 (Entire Weekend) - $75
  • GT alumni (classes of 2017 or later) - $125
  • Regular tickets - $175
  • Full table sponsorship (8 seats) - $1,600

For additional sponsorship packages, please reach out at or at

Accompanying guests are eligible for the same discount as the primary ticket holder.