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Cessna Skyhawk G1000

Your classroom in the sky will be either the Cessna Skyhawk, or the Cessna Skycatcher. Both are a joy to fly – The Skyhawk is in fact, the most popular airplane ever made. You'll have several at your disposal for rental during, and after, your training.

The Skyhawk can comfortably carry a pilot and 3 passengers. It has an estimated cruise speed of up to 140 mph, thanks to a 180-hp engine. It has an endurance up to 4 hours plus the necessary reserves. It's 27 feet long, more than 8 feet tall, weighs 2,500 pounds fully loaded, and has a wingspan of 36 feet.

On the inside, the Skyhawk offers a 360-degree view out of its tinted windows. A full complement of communication and state-of-the-art navigation radios allows a properly trained pilot to fly trips in nearly all kinds of weather, at any time of day.


Cessna Skycatcher

The Cessna Skycatcher is a smaller, more economical airplane. It utilizes an all-glass Garmin G300 avionics package.
And it can provide a great foundation of learning to any pilot with aspirations of moving on to the higher performance aircraft, that feature the Garmin G1000 cockpit systems -- from the Skyhawk all the way up to the Corvalis TT.


The Skycatcher can carry a pilot and 1 passenger. It has an estimated cruise speed of up to 135 mph. With its 100-hp engine, it is a bit more frugal in its gasoline consumption than a Cessna-172. It uses about 5 to 7 gallons per hour.

The Skycatcher has an endurance of about 3 hours plus the necessary reserves. It weighs 1,320 pounds fully loaded, and has a wingspan of 30 feet.


   

Eclipse_Jet

The Eclipse Jet is a relatively economical Personal Twin-Engine Jet. It offers an 'all-glass' Avio-NextGen avionics package.

The Eclipse can carry a crew of 1 to 2 pilots with 3 to 4 passengers, and fly at 425 mph at 41,000 feet. For a typical 690 mile trip with an average trip speed (take-off to touchdown) of 368 mph, and a fuel use of 76 gallons per hour, its fuel efficiency comes to 24.2 passenger-miles per gallon.

The Eclipse has a range of 1,125 miles. Its maximum take-off weight is 5,950 pounds fully loaded, and it has a wingspan of 37 feet.