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Our Fleet

With our fleet ranging from two-seater Light-Sport Aircraft to our multi-engine, IFR Beechcraft Duchess, we're sure to have an aircraft to suit your training requirements.

Foxbat A22ls

Our pair of Foxbat A22LS aircraft are some of over 200 flying in Australia. These aircraft are equipped with two side-by-side seats for one pilot and one passenger/student, making these aircraft an ideal training aircraft. They hold a good-sized cabin that is comfortable and roomy. The large perspex doors provide a view that is unforeseeable from the ground, and for the photographers the aircraft is certified to fly with one or both doors removed, thus providing the perfect opportunity for spectacular photos.

Some Numbers

Engine.............................................................100hp Rotax 912 ULS

Cruise Speed...............................................80KTAS (148km/h)

Range..............................................................480NM (889km)

Total Fuel Capacity.....................................................114 Litres

Maximum Takeoff Weight (MTOW)................................600 kgs

Number of People................................1 Pilot and 1 Passenger

Cessna 172N

The Cessna 172 Skyhawk is the most produced single-engine aircraft with production beginning in 1956 and still being produced today. Our Cessna 172 is equipped with a Garmin G5, Garmin G430 and it is fully capable of IFR flight. It is loved by anyone who has flown it for its gentle flight characteristics. 

Some Numbers

Engine..................................180hp Lycoming/Penn Yan O-360-A4M

Cruise Speed.............................................105KTAS (194km/h)

Range...........................................................610NM (1,130km)

Total Fuel Capacity.....................................................204 Litres

Maximum Takeoff Weight (MTOW)...............................1156 kgs

Number of People...............................1 Pilot and 3 Passengers

American Champion 7GCBC Citabria 'high country explorer'

The Citabria entered production in the United States in 1964. Our Citabria is equipped with a 180hp engine and two very comfortable and wide seats in a tandem configuration. This aircraft is used for aerobatics and general aviation Tail Wheel flying. Fact, the name of the aircraft 'Citabria' is actually 'airbatic' spelled backwards.

Some Numbers

Engine..................................................180hp Superior O-360-A3A2

Cruise Speed.............................................100KTAS (185km/h)

Range..............................................................388NM (718km)

Total Fuel Capacity.....................................................136 Litres

Maximum Takeoff Weight (MTOW).................................884 kgs

Number of People................................1 Pilot and 1 Passenger

beechcraft b76 duchess

The Beechcraft B76 duchess is an American low-wing, retractable undercarriage, T-tailed aircraft produced by Beechcraft. It is powered by a pair of counter-rotating 180hp Lycoming engines equipped with constant speed twin-bladed propellers. It is equipped with a Garmin G430 and autopilot making this aircraft perfect for twin-engine IFR training.

Some Numbers

Engines.........................................2 180hp Lycoming O-360-A1G6D

Cruise Speed.............................................171KTAS (316km/h)

Range...........................................................780NM (1,444km)

Total Fuel Capacity.....................................................378 Litres

Maximum Takeoff Weight (MTOW)..............................1,769 kgs

Number of People...............................1 Pilot and 3 Passengers