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Arctic Flyers Rates & Aircraft
 

The most economical instruction is available with the Cessna 150. This two-place, 100 hp tricycle gear aircraft is the principle training plane in most flight school stables. It is dependable, economical, and uncomplicated to fly. Arctic Flyers owns one C150, which is equipped for instrument training.
 

Arctic Flyer 2015 C150 rates are:
 

 

With Instructor (Dual)

$170.00 per hour

Without instructor (Solo)

$130.00 per hour

The Cessna 152 is a Cessna 150 on steroids. This two-place, 110 hp tricycle gear aircraft is another training plane found in most flight school stables. It is dependable, economical, and uncomplicated to fly. Arctic Flyers owns one C152, which is equipped for instrument training.
 

Arctic Flyer 2015 C152 rates are:
 

 

With Instructor (Dual)

$170.00 per hour

Without instructor (Solo)

$130.00 per hour

The Cessna 172 is one of America's favorite planes to fly. It is an efficient, four person tricycle gear aircraft, with a 150 hp engine. It is faster than the Cessna 150 or 152, is a better performer, and only a little more complicated to fly. Many students choose to move up to the C172 after completing basic training in the C150 or C152.
 

Arctic Flyer 2015 C172 rates are:
 

 

With Instructor (Dual)

$175.00 per hour

Without instructor (Solo)

$135.00 per hour

Flying on floats is the dream of many Alaskan aviators. Being able to fly to remote wilderness lakes to fish, hunt or camp overnight are some of the benefits of float flying in Alaska.

The Taylorcraft is a well respected two person aircraft with a 100 hp engine. Once a student learns to fly this aircraft, whether on wheels or floats, he or she should be able to fly just about any other plane of its class with confidence.

Solo flight is not available in the Taylorcraft.
 

Arctic Flyer 2015 float rates are:
 

 

With Instructor (Dual)

$210.00 per hour

Without instructor (Solo)

Unavailable

Many Alaskan pilots fly "taildragger" aircraft due to the unpredictable terrain they land on. With the nose held higher off the ground in a taildragger, pilots are less likely to encounter expensive "prop dings" and the nose wheel damage more common to tricycle gear aircraft.

Taildraggers handle differently on the ground and in landing, so instruction in this particular type of aircraft is critical for Alaskan pilots. Arctic Flyers provides flight instruction of this type in the Taylorcraft.

Solo flight is not available in the Taylorcraft.
 

Arctic Flyer 2015 taildragger rates are:
 

 

With Instructor (Dual)

$210.00 per hour

Without instructor (Solo)

Unavailable

Ground school training is provided every Thursday and Friday afternoon from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at the Arctic Flyers cabin on Lake Hood.

Arctic Flyer 2015 instrument training & ground school rates are:
 

 

Instrument Flight Instruction

$50.00 per hour

Ground School
(group rates available)

$50.00 per hour

Introductory Flights and customized courses are offered.   The Pinch Hitter course is offered for passengers who regularly ride in the right seat and who wish to learn the basics about aviation. Key points taught are safety measures, radio operation and basic flying skills.

Arctic Flyer 2015 Pinch Hitter and Introductory Flight rates are:
 

 

Introductory Flight

$100.00

Pinch-Hitter course

Rates upon request

Flight examinations (check-rides) are provided by Heidi Ruess upon arrangement. Students can provide their own plane or rent from Arctic Flyers.

Arctic Flyer 2015 flight examiner rates are:
 

 

Private pilot check ride SEL

$400.00

Private pilot check ride SES

$350.00

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Please feel free to email us with
your questions or comments!

Arctic Flyers (907) 243-3953

Heidi Ruess Cell:(907) 242-0413

Rick Ruess Cell:(907) 441-7819

Anchorage, Alaska

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