Welcome to WhyFlyAlone.com

We're a community of aviation enthusiasts and pilots who share the skies together. Below, you’ll find answers to some questions about our membership and how it applies to the FAA.


What is WhyFlyAlone.com?

WhyFlyAlone.com is a web-based organization where pilots can become members and go online to view a list of planned GA flights in their area. They then can contact the listing pilot to schedule a flight together and equally split the cost of the flight. Reducing their cost of flying. Pilots will fly more often while increasing their confidence and safety factor. Basically, fly more often; reduce your cost of flying.

Is WhyFlyAlone.com in compliance with FAA regulations?

Yes. Whyflyalone.com operates in accordance with FAA regulations.

Can pilots and passengers depart from the original airport to a destination separately and equally split the cost of a flight?

No. The pilot, second pilot, and any ride-alongs must depart in the same plane and return to the same airport. No drop off of anything, not even a letter.

Is WhyFlyAlone.com for only certificated pilots?

No. Why Fly Alone is open to a wide range of pilots, from beginners to current and active aviators. It’s a platform for all aviation enthusiasts as well as non-pilots to share their joy of flying, as long as they adhere to FAA regulations and cost-sharing rules.

What are the benefits of joining WhyFlyAlone.com?

You will have the opportunity to share your passion/love for aviation, meet like-minded individuals, and reduce the overall cost of flying. It’s a great way to make flying more affordable, accessible, and enjoyable for everyone involved.

How do I become a member of Whyflyalone.com?

To become a member of WhyFlyAlone.com, simply visit our Become a Member page, and sign up for membership. Once you’re a member, you can start browsing flight listings and connect with other pilots and aviation enthusiasts.

How can I get in touch with WhyFlyAlone.com for more information?

For any additional questions or information, you can contact us through our website’s contact form. We're here to assist you and help you to make the most of your aviation experience.

Our Goal

At WhyFlyAlone.com, we are committed to fostering a sense of community, working in concert, and compliance with FAA regulations by providing aviation enthusiasts with the opportunity to share their passion for flying and help reduce the cost of flying. If you have any more questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to us for clarification and support.

WhyFlyAlone.com promotes and encourages all members, pilots, and observers to join the FAA WINGS Pilot Proficiency program.