Our Fleet

More aircraft means more flying time for our students.

All New, All Modern, All Safe

We maintain a fleet of approximately 30 modern, high-tech aircraft ranging from Cessna 172’s to the sleek and modern SportCruiser to Piper Seminole twins. With a large and diverse fleet, our students spend less time waiting and more time flying.

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Cessna 172 RG
Piper Seminole

CZECH SPORT AIRCRAFT

SPORTCRUISER

Our SportCruisers are used during the private and commercial phases for most of our Zero Time to Airline students. These light sport aircraft are fuel efficient due to their light weight and extremely safe due to the equipped ballistic parachute recovery system. They’re also extremely fun to fly.

Quantity in our fleet: 12

Year models: 2015-2017

Avionics: Dynon Skyview HDX

Sportcruiser

AIRCRAFT INFORMATION


Length

21.72 ft (6.62 m)

Height

7.60 ft (2.315 m)

Wingspan

28.22 ft (8.6 m)

Wing Surface Area

132.4 sq. ft (12.3 sq. m)

Cabin Width

3.85 ft (1.17 m)

Empty Weight

824 lb (374 kg)

Useful Load

496 lb (226 kg)

Maximum Takeoff Weight

1,320 lb (600 kg)

Engine

Rotax 912 ULS2

Power Output

100 HP at 5,800 RPM

Fuel

Mogas RON 95, Avgas 100 LL, EN 228

Propeller

Sensenich 3 Blade

PERFORMANCE SPECS


Max Cruise Speed

120 KIAS (222 km/h)

Cruise Speed

93 KIAS (172 km/h)

Stall Speed (VSO)

31 KIAS (255 km/h)

Climb Rate

825 ft/min (252 m/min)

Minimum Takeoff Distance

463 ft (141 m)

Takeoff Distance to 50 ft

1,270 ft (387 m)

Minimum Landing Distance

479 ft (146 m)

Max Range

516 NM (953 km)

Endurance

5 Hours 25 Minutes

Fuel Capacity

30 US gal (114 L)

Average Fuel Consumption

4.6 US gal/hr (17.5 L/h)

AIRCRAFT FEATURES


  • Dual Dynon SkyVew HDX Glass Panel Avionics
  • Garmin GNC255 VHF Nav/Com
  • PS Engineering Intercom
  • Emergency Locating Transmitter
  • Ballistic Recovery System (rescue parachute)
  • Leather interior
  • SkyView ADS/B In and Out
  • Dual Axis Autopilot
  • In-Cockpit Traffic and Weather

AIRCRAFT DOCUMENTATION

CESSNA 172

C-172 G1000 Equipped

The most common aircraft in the world, the C-172, has been a staple in aircraft training since its inception in the mid 1950s – but our fleet isn’t that old. Our air-conditioned Garmin G1000 equipped 172s are all 2018 models or newer, including 2 brand new 2020 models.

Quantity in our fleet: 4

Year models: 2018-2020

Avionics: G1000

Cessna 172 RG

C-172 Dynon Equipped

Our Dynon HDX equipped 172s are all well kept and much newer than our competitors’ aircraft. With the glass avionics and Thrust’s reliable maintenance facilities, these are some of the best kept 172s.

Quantity in our fleet: 6

Year models: 1998-2001

Avionics: Dynon Skyview HDX

AIRCRAFT FEATURES – G1000


  • Garmin G1000 Avionics Suite
  • GFC700 Dual Axis Autopilot
  • Air Conditioning
  • Leather Interior
  • ADS/B In and Out
  • In-Cockpit Traffic and Weather

AIRCRAFT INFORMATION


Length

27 ft 2 in (8.28 m)

Height

8 ft 11 in (2.72 m)

Wingspan

36 ft 1 in (11.00 m)

Wing Surface Area

174 sq ft (16.17 sq m)

Cabin Width

3.3 ft (1.01 m)

Empty Weight

1,640 lb (744 kg)

Useful Load

918 lb (416 kg)

Maximum Takeoff Weight

2,550 lb (1,157 kg)

Engine

Textron Lycoming IO-360-L2A

Power Output

180 hp at 2,750 RPM

Maximum Occupants

4

Propeller

McCauley 2-blade metal, fixed pitch

AIRCRAFT FEATURES – Dynon HDX


  • Dual Dynon SkyVew HDX Glass Panel Avionics
  • Dual Axis Coupled Autopilot
  • Avidyne IFD540
  • Leather Interior
  • ADS/B In and Out
  • In-Cockpit Traffic and Weather

PERFORMANCE SPECS


Max Cruise Speed

124 KTAS (230 km/h)

Maximum Speed

163 KIAS (302 km/h)

Stall Speed

48 KCAS (89 km/h)

Climb Rate

730 ft/min (223 m/min)

Takeoff Distance

1,630 ft (497 m)

Landing Distance

1,335 ft (407 m)

Max Range

640 nm (1,185 km)

Service Ceiling

14,000 ft (4,267 m)

AIRCRAFT DOCUMENTATION

PIPER SEMINOLE

The piper seminole is the most popular aircraft used for multi-engine flight training.

Quantity in our fleet: 3

Year models: 1979 & 2002

Piper Seminole

AIRCRAFT INFORMATION


Length

27 ft. 7 in.

Height

8.5 ft.

Wingspan

38 ft. 7 in.

Maximum Passengers

4

Useful Load

975 lbs.

Maximum Takeoff Weight

3,800 lbs.

Engine

Lycoming O-360-A1H6

Power Output

180 HP

PERFORMANCE SPECS


Max Cruise Speed

168 KIAS

Cruise Speed

162 KIAS

Stall Speed (VSO)

57 KIAS

Climb Rate

1,340 ft/mn

Max Range

490 nm

Minimum Takeoff Distance

1,100 ft.

Takeoff Distance to 50 ft.

1,400 ft.

Minimum Landing Distance

2,147 ft.

Fuel Capacity

110 US gal

Average Fuel Consumption

22.4 US gal/hr

AIRCRAFT DOCUMENTATION


Fleet Tracker


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