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(509) 963-2364
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(509) 925-4008

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Aircraft Fleet

Central Washington University operates a fleet of new Piper aircraft for flight training. Private, Instrument, and Commercial  pilot training utilizes Piper Archers (PA-28-181). Commercial pilot training also uses a Piper Arrow (PA-28R-201)  or Piper Archers (PA-28-181) with two-axis auto pilot (Technically Advanced Aircraft) for their complex aircraft training. Commercial Multiengine training is conducted with Piper Seminoles (PA-44-180). Additionally, a Cessna 172R is utilized for spin training.


Piper Archer PA-28-181

  • Number in fleet: 14
    3 Technically Advanced Aircraft
  • 180 horsepower single engine aircraft
  • Equipped with Garmin G1000 NXi Avionics
  • Equipped with ADS-B In/Out


Piper Arrow PA-28R-201

  • Number in fleet: 1
  • 200 horsepower engine
  • Complex Aircraft - retractable landing gear and constant-speed propeller
  • Equipped with Garmin G500 Avionics


Piper Seminole PA-44-180

  • Number in fleet: 2
  • Multiengine Aircraft
  • Two 180 horsepower engines
  • Equipped with Garmin G1000 NXi Avionics
    • Equipped with GFC700 Autopilot
  • Equipped with ADS-B In/Out


Piper Warrior PA-28-151

  • Number in fleet: 1
  • IFR ready
  • Equipped with WAAS GPS
  • Traditional instrumentations


Cessna 172R

  • Number in fleet: 1
  • Equipped with GPS
  • Used for spin training


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