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7 Types of Flight Trainig Aircrafts7 Types of Flight Training Aircrafts

aircraft environmentThere are several different types of aircrafts you will be able to trainin during flight training school. Here are 7 different types of planes you will have theopportunity to fly.

Cessna 150 & 152
The Cessna 150 &152 is a two seater built specifically for flight training purposes. The C150 and e152 are the most easily accessible and affordable aircrafts. They have very low operating costs. These are generally used for students seeking their Recreational/Private Pilot’s license.

Cessna 172
The Cessna 172 is a light and stable four-seater with high wings. It is commonly used in flight training at flight schools because it is easy and comfortable to learn in. It is also a highly demanded rental aircraft because of its easy to fly nature.

Cessna 172 RG (Retractable Gear)
The Cessna 172 RG is a four seat, high-wing, single engine “complex” aircraft, powered by a 180hp engine with a constant-speed (variable pitch) propeller. The landing gear is also retractable which makes it faster than the Cessna 172. This complex and high performance aircraft is used for flight training at most flight schools.

Piper Cherokee Series
The Piper Cherokee Series is a two and four seat low-wing aircraft. It is also stable and easy to train in. Flight schools use this aircraft the most for flight training.

Piper Arrow
The PIper arrow is a light, low wing, four seater. It’s also a single engine complex aircraft. With retractable landing gear and a 200hp engine and a constant-speed propeller, it is faster than the Piper Cherokee Series. This aircraft is better suited for flight training students looking to get their Commercial Pilot Certificate, Instrument Rating, or Flight Instructor Certificate.

Beech 76 Duchess
The Beech 76 Duchess is a four-seat, light, low-wing, twin engine plane. It is a complex aircraft with retractable landing gear and two 180hp engines and a constant speed propeller. This is the most popular multi-engine training aircraft commonly used by students seeking their Multi-Engine Rating in addition to their Instrument Rating.

The Piper Seminole
The Piper Seminole is also a four-seat, light, low-wing, twin engine plane. It is a complex aircraft with retractable landing gear and two 180hp engines in addition to a constant speed propeller. It is very similar to the Beech 76 Duchess. It is also the only T-tail Piper currently in production.

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