Category Archives: Fleet Upgrades

New Cessna 182 on the Line

Our Cessna 182B, N182KM, has now completed its test flying, is out on the flight line, and ready for you to rent. In order to rent the aircraft you’ll need to have the following minimum experience requirements: Private Pilot 100TT … Continue reading

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New Garmin GTN650 IFR GPS/NAV/COM in N738SE

We’ve recently replaced the GNS 430W in N738SE (Cessna 172N) with a new Garmin GTN650 IFR GPS/NAV/COM. Highlights: Touchscreen GPS/Nav/Comm Fly WAAS/SBAS LPV approaches down to 200 foot minimums while displaying traffic, weather and more Cockpit connectivity via Connext® keeps … Continue reading

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What’s Happening With 8BU?

As you can tell by the picture above, 8BU has been stripped bare of all of its avionics! Have no fear, this little airplane is currently in our avionics shop for some BIG upgrades: Garmin G5 Attitude Indicator Garmin G5 DG/HSI … Continue reading

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Piper Warrior Upgrades

We’ve recently installed a new Garmin G5 Attitude Indicator in the Piper Warrior (N161SM). We’re additionally planning on installing this in all of our 172s by summer. We’ve also replaced the GNS 430W in the Piper Warrior (N161SM) with a … Continue reading

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All 152s Have ADS-B Out and 12E Gets Upgrades

In order to get ahead of the 2020 ADS-B requirements, ALL of our Cessna 152s now have ADS-B Out! If you’re not familiar with ADS-B, here are some benefits of ADS-B Out (from AOPA): Enhanced safety and additional situational awareness … Continue reading

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N6132G Cessna 172N gets new interior and ADS-B In/Out

We recently updated 32G with: Leather seats Custom metal instrument panel New Garmin GTX 345 ADS-B transponder. It integrates right into our GTN 650 panel display and has wireless connectivity to portable devices using Garmin Pilot, ForeFlight or compatible Garmin … Continue reading

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N6132G Cessna 172N receives a few big updates.

Cessna 172P N51380 with its new avionics package is back on the line with a Garmin GTN 650 Touch Screen IFR GPS/NAV/COM radio in the #1 radio stack position and a Bendix\King KX-155 communication\navigation radio in the #2 position. The … Continue reading

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Piper Warrior N161SM Avionics Upgrade

The Piper Warrior N161SM is in the avionics shop now getting an upgrade. At the scheduled completion on 12/11, it will have the following Garmin additions: GMA340 Audio Panel GNS430W GPS/NAV/COM – WAAS GTX330ES Transponder with ADS-B Out We will … Continue reading

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N738BU is back with a an updated interior

N738BU is back with a an updated interior with carpets, vinyl sides, and new leather seats. Our 180hp 172 has come a long way since the brown and yellow plaid interior when we acquired it. Stop by and check it … Continue reading

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N6132G Cessna 172N gets a new Garmin GTN 650.

Cessna 172N N6132G avionic’s package has been updated to a Garmin GTN 650 Touch Screen IFR GPS/NAV/COM radio in the #1 radio stack position and a Bendix\King KX-155 communication\navigation radio in the #2 position. The new GTN 650 has additional … Continue reading

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