We offer a variety of aircraft rental options ranging from traditional paneled to glass-cockpit Cessna Skyhawks and Skylanes to a Piper Aztec. Specific checkout requirements vary depending on certification and experience. Aircraft are available for leisurely afternoon flights or even weekend excursions. Call today to schedule a checkout in one of the aircraft below.
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Cessna 172SP (glass cockpit)
This 2005 Cessna Skyhawk SP is equipped with the Garmin G1000 fully-integrated “glass cockpit” avionics system. The new Skyhawk SP features a soft leather interior, 180 hp engine, and the legendary reliability of Cessna aircraft.
Two new Cessna Skyhawk SPs makes flying fun and affordable. The aircraft come equipped with Bendex/King avionics, including a dual-axis autopilot, dual Nav/Comms, an IFR-Approach certified GPS with color moving map, and a multi-function display.
Cessna 172R (WAAS-equipped)
This IFR-equipped Cessna Skyhawk is used for both primary and advanced instrument training. Avionics include dual Nav/Coms and a WAAS-capable Garmin GNS 430 moving map GPS. WAAS provides 5 times the position accuracy as standard GPS receivers.
A retractable-gear Cessna Cutlass is available for primary through commercial training or as a transition to complex aircraft operations. The Cutlass is perfect for cross country flights with cruise speeds in excess of 135 kts or for local flights requiring high useful loads. This aircraft boasts a maximum useful load of 985 lbs.
Sporty’s 172 LITE (Cessna 172N)
The Cessna 172 LITE is a safe, no-frills training aircraft remodeled by the expert maintenance technicians at Sporty’s. It’s organized as a 2-place aircraft with basic instruments to allow pilots to focus on basic (stick & rudder) skills at a very attractive entry rate. The Sporty’s 172LITE™ is the ideal platform for learning fundamentals of airmanship and engine management with only the needed instruments.
Cessna 182T (Glass Cockpit)
A high performance glass cockpit Cessna Skylane is available for primary through advanced training or as a transition to high performance airplanes and advanced avionics. The Skylane is well equipped with the Garmin G1000 all-glass integrated avionics suite.
Piper Aztec E
A Piper Aztec E is used for multiengine training. This six-place aircraft has a range of more than 1,000 miles and features retractable landing gear, an Aspen PFD, and a WAAS GPS.
Frasca Mentor Simulator
The Frasca Mentor is the latest in flight simulation technology. The Mentor replicates a Cessna 172S cockpit layout, complete with an authentic Garmin G1000 panel with integrated GFC-700 autopilot that features advanced aerodynamic modeling, robust customization options and an impressive 200 degree visual display.