C172 Checkout

Reliability, stability and comfort has made this aircraft the most popular and most produced in the world. It’s easy to take off and land with this spin resistant plane. Perfect for aerial tours, this high wing plane provides great views of the beautiful bay area.

Key Aspects

  • Engine Management
  • Safe takeoff and landing attitudes
  • Operations at 180 horsepower
  • G1000 and Standard capabilities available


Checkout Process

  • Get a Pilot Operating Handbook
  • Review ground training
  • Review Preflight
  • Review Four Fundamentals
    • Takeoff
    • Landing
    • Aerial Maneuvers
    • Emergencies


Disclaimer: All checkouts are based on pilot competency. It begins with instructor training and continues until pilot reaches safe competency in the aircraft. Checkout times and duration vary widely pilot to pilot.