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Learn to fly at Rick Aviation

Our mission at Rick Aviation is to provide our flight students with the very highest standards of safety and quality pilot education expected from a professional flight school. Our flight instructors provide outstanding flight training through feedback, positive reinforcement and a commitment to instructional excellence. We believe this requires that we instill a sense of moral responsibility to always take the proper course of action in addition to developing the physical skills required of a professional pilot.

FAR 141 Flight School

Rick Aviation utilizes the Computer Based Training Boeing/Jeppesen FAA approved flight training syllabi for Part 141 flight schools. We offer the following certificates and ratings:

We use Cessna 172s as our primary training aircraft for PPL and Instrument Rating, Piper Arrow III as our complex trainer and Beech Duchess or Beech Barons as our multi-engine training aircraft.

Click here to view our FAA Air Agency Certificate.

Click here to download our Flight School FAQs.

Aircraft Fleet

Cessna 172N – $125/hr

  • IFR-certified
  • Garmin GNS-430 IFR GPS
  • Bendix-King KX-155 Nav/Com Radios
  • Bendix-King KSN-770 WAAS IFR GPS (some aircraft)
  • Bendix-King Lift Reserve Indicator/AOA (some aircraft)

Piper PA-28R-201 – $169/hr

  • IFR-certified
  • Garmin 530 WAAS IFR GPS
  • Traffic Alert
  • Autopilot
  • AM/FM Radio/CD Player

N6041U – Beech BE-76 – $225/hr

  • IFR-certified
  • Collins Nav/Com Radios

BEECH baron BE-58 – $290/hr

  • IFR-certified
  • Certified for “Known Ice”
  • Garmin 430 IFR GPS
  • Autopilot
  • RDR 2000 Wx radar

BEECH KING AIR C-90

  • IFR-certified
  • Available for Turbine time building

Red Bird LD Advanced Aviation Training Device – $50/hr (plus instruction rate of $49/hr)