Ranch Colony in Jupiter Farms, FL, has one of the best airpark communities in the united states. With year round flying conditions, and Florida blue skies, these 51 five acre home sites offer the ultimate in luxury living, for an aviation enthusiast and his family. Home owners have access to the private 3000 foot paved lighted runway built in 1980 and many different aircrafts are allowed here, including singe engine planes, helicopters, turbo prop planes and multi-engine aircrafts.
Pilots will understand that Tailwinds in Ranch Colony is located at the Latitude and Longitudes coordinates of N26-58.77 @80-13.12. It is on a 070 degree radical of the Pakohee VOR and is 28nm from the Vortac. All pilots must self-announce on CTAF 122.9, and the lighting is controlled by clicking the CTAF 5 times. Any visiting aircraft must be registered with an valid airworthiness certificate , be insured, and be piloted by a person with a valid pilots license.
The area and Florida in general are home to some of the most active flight areas in the country. Numerous school operate in the area, which makes it easy to get lessons for spouses and children in your family. The downside is , it so congested in some areas the the ATC will only give the advice “numerous targets ahead” before they drop you from the radio. If you’re not familiar with flying in Florida “see and avoid” takes on new meaning, you really need to be aware of your surroundings.
Homes in Tailwinds vary in size from charming comfortable ranches to large Mediterranean style mansions. Most have hangars with access to the taxiway or direct runway access.