Fleet and Crew

The Crew

Continuing the journey of flight.

Keith McPherson
Pilot, Flight Instructor

Chris Miladinovich
Pilot, Flight Instructor

Tony Acker

The Fleet

Take advantage of a growing fleet of high-performance single and multi-engine aircraft. The fleet offers a “step up” from traditional trainers and rentals, enabling true cross-country capability, increased payloads, and the latest in avionics.

Piper Saratoga II TC

With the Piper Saratoga II TC, pilots will enjoy all the benefits of a luxury sport utility vehicle (SUV). A remarkable 74% of the fuselage has been dedicated to a roomy, comfortable interior for up to six people, with plenty of cargo space. With extra-wide double doors and quick-release rear seats, the Saratoga can carry 75 cubic feet of payload. 

The turbocharged engine raises the maximum cruising altitude to 20,000 ft, and the state of the art avionics suite makes navigation a breeze.

  • Range: 995 nm @ Economy Cruise
  • Max. Cruise Speed: 176 knots
  • Engine: Lycoming TIO-540-AHIA, 300 hp, Turbocharged
  • Rate of climb: 950 ft/min @ Sea Level

Piper Seneca

The Piper Seneca is propelled by twin-engine reliability and power, and boasts the highest single-engine service ceiling in its class.  With turbocharged engines and approval for flight into known icing conditions (FIKI), the Seneca is an all-weather, traveling airplane boasting a huge cabin and cockpit, extraordinary visibility, impressive cargo space, and a luxurious leather cabin with club seating and an aft work table.

If you’re looking to step up to multi-engine capability and reliability, the Seneca is the perfect upgrade to the world of twins,

  • Range: 828 km
  • Cruise speed: 190 knots
  • Engine: Continental (L)TSIO-360-EB, 200 hp, Turbocharged
  • Max. Altitude: 25,000 ft

Cessna 182 Skylane

The Cessna 182 is the natural transition to the high-performance world of flying. With a 230 HP Fuel-Injected engine, a luxurious leather four-place interior, Garmin avionics suite, and over 1,100 lbs. of Useful Load, there is lo looking back.

The forgiving high-wing design and durable airframe provide impressive performance, make the Skylane capable of operating out of short, unimproved runways, including dirt and gravel.

The proven Cessna Skylane is designed to make it easy to go fly and enjoy the journey!

  • Range: 915 km
  • Cruise speed: 145 knots
  • Engine: Lycoming IO-540-AB1A5, 230 hp, Fuel Injected
  • Rate of climb: 924 ft/min

Piper M500

The Piper M500 combines jet-fueled performance with state-of-the-art technology and safety features, and stylish, elegant luxury. The tried and true PT6A-42A turbine engine with 500 Shaft Horsepower and the impressive Garmin G1000 NXi avionics suite with the GFC 700 autopilot come together to set a new standard for capability and value. 

Long-range and short-range mission alike are easily mastered, while you and your passengers soar high above weather and traffic. The M500 sets the new standard in its class for efficient operations, value, and freedom.

  • Range: 1,000 km
  • Max. Cruise Speed: 260 knots
  • Engine: Pratt & Whitney PT6A-42A, 500 shp, Turboprop
  • Max. Altitude: 30,000 ft