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Aircraft Rental

AIRCRAFT RENTAL (FOR INSTRUCTION & TRAVEL)

Bemidji Aviation has two aircraft for rental by students and qualified pilots: a 1973 and 1974 Cessna 172M. Both aircraft are exceptionally well maintained (by us) and serve as exceptional trainers for student pilots.

More about our RENTAL PLANES

General Characteristics:

  • Crew: one pilot plus three passenger
  • Length: 24 ft 1 in
  • Wingspan: 36 ft 1 in
  • Height: 8 ft 11 in
  • Wing area: 174 ft²
  • Empty weight: 1,691 lb
  • Max. takeoff weight: 2450 lb
  • Lycoming O-320-E2D  flat-4 engine, 150 hp or 180 hp engine (depending on plane)

Performance:

  • Maximum speed: 126 mph
  • Cruise speed: 120 mph
  • Stall speed: 47 mph unpowered, flaps down
  • Range: 696 mi
  • Rate of climb: 721 ft/min 
  • Max. wing loading: 14.1 lb/ft²
  • Minimum power/mass: .066 hp/lb

Flight/Ground Instruction Rates

BASI AircraftOther Aircraft
Primary Instruction$ 45.00$ 55.00
Advanced Instruction$ 55.00$ 65.00
Advanced Instruction is any dual given that is above/beyond what would be needed for getting a Private Pilot Certificate (E.G. special spin training, training for Commercial or Instrument, etc.).

Effective 1/1/2016

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