Rental Rates & Aircraft Descriptions

Rates and Fees 2017

Prices subject to change without notice – January 2016 Rates.

 Aircraft (Solo rates per hour – wet)

 Bellanca 7ECA (Citabria) $150.00
 Cessna 152 $125.00
 Cessna 172P $158.00
 Cessna 172R    $158.00
 Cessna 172S  $165.00
 Cessna 172SP G1000     Note:  Block Time Rate Available on this aircraft $185.00
 Cessna 182T G1000       Note:  Introductory 70th Anniversary Special Rate $255.00
 Piper Seminole (PA-44) $299.00
 TruFlite Simulator – Frasca 142 (FTD) rate includes flight instructor $120.00
 RedBird Simulator – FMX 1000 (Full Motion FTD)  rate includes flight instructor $120.00

 Instruction

 Recreational & Private Pilot Instruction $65.00
 Commercial & Single IFR Instruction $70.00
 Multi-Engine rating & Instrument $70.00
 Instructor rating instruction $75.00
 Private aircraft instruction $75.00
 Flight test $75.00

 Ground School Tuition

 Private ground school $399.00
 Commercial ground school $599.00
 Instrument ground school $499.00

 Associate/Membership Fees

 Initiation fee (New members) $25.00
 Yearly $185.00
 Additional family member (Child 18 & under living at home or Spouse) $50.00
 Life $3,300.00
 Sustaining (Initiation) $200.00

Please note that membership and ground school fees are non-refundable. Aircraft prices and instruction based on hourly rate. Solo/rental pilots may elect $0 charge in insurance deductibility for an additional charge of $5.00 an hour *some conditions apply.

Our Fleet 

Our fleet consists of 2 Cessna 152’s, 8 Cessna 172P models, 7 Cessna 172R models, 2 Cessna 172S, 1 Cessna 182T, 2 Piper Seminole, and 172SP G1000.  We also have a Frasca 142 and Full Motion RedBird Flight Training Device onsite.

Our Cessna 152’s

(BFC does not warrant that these Weights, Arm’s, and Moments are the most recent. The only way to ensure you have the proper weight and balance information is to reference the aircraft documents prior to flight)   

Registration Year BEW(lb) Moment(in-lb) Arm(in) Equipment Usable fuel(US gal)
C-GQTW   1977 1147.77 34172.6 29.8 GPS, VOR 26/24.5
C-GYJH 1977 1138.9 33989.7 29.84 GPS, VOR 26/24.5

Our Cessna 172 P’s 

(BFC does not warrant that these Weights, Arm’s, and Moments are the most recent. The only way to ensure you have the proper weight and balance information is to reference the aircraft documents prior to flight) 

Registration Year BEW(lb) Moment(in-lb) Arm(in) Equipment Usable fuel(US gal)
C-GCEO 1984 1492.3 57606.9 38.60 GV/C 43/40
C-GFFZ 1981 1462.2 56953.72 39.00 GV/C 43/40
C-GHAP 1983 1505.7 58309.64 38.73 GV/C 54/50
C-GHSJ 1985 1526.6 58927.22 38.60 GV/C 54/50
C-GHSK 1984 1499.1 57318.36 38.24 GV/C 43/40
C-GIVC 1986 1521.6 59954.95 39.40 S/C 54/50
C-GOZD 1983 1532.88 61115.66 39.87 SG/C 54/50
C-GSKP 1984 1499.67 57848.5 38.57 GV/C 54/50

Our Cessna 172 R’s

(BFC does not warrant that these Weights, Arm’s, and Moments are the most recent. The only way to ensure you have the proper weight and balance information is to reference the aircraft documents prior to flight) 

Registration Year BEW(lb) Moment(in-lb) Arm(in)  Equipment Usable fuel(US gal)
C-GBFA 2003 1693.76 69202.78 40.85 SG/C 53/50
C-GBFR 1997 1671.81 65613.59 39.25 SG/C 53/50
C-GDEQ 1998 1669.69 65450.31 39.2 SG/C 53/50
C-GFMO 1999 1672.30 65623.00 39.41 SG/C 53/50
C-GGTJ 2000 1649.46 64715.62 39.23 SG/C 53/50
C-GNUE 1997 1689.00 65700.00 38.90 SG/C 53/50
C-GZGB 1998 1666.96 65294.11 39.16 SG/C 53/50

Our Cessna 172S

(BFC does not warrant that these Weights, Arm’s, and Moments are the most recent. The only way to ensure you have the proper weight and balance information is to reference the aircraft documents prior to flight) 

Registration Year BEW(lb) Moment(in-lb) Arm(in)     Equipment Usable fuel(US gal)
C-GEPQ            1999     1687.44     66834.47         39.61               SG/C                         56/53
C-GHXU 2002 1677.46 67787.83 40.41 SG/C 56/53

Our Cessna 172SP G1000

(BFC does not warrant that these Weights, Arm’s, and Moments are the most recent. The only way to ensure you have the proper weight and balance information is to reference the aircraft documents prior to flight.)

Registration Year BEW(lb) Moment(in-lb) Arm(in) Equipment Usable Fuel(US gal)
C-GBNG  2006 1724.36 70601.50 40.9436 SG/C 56/53

Our Cessna 182T G1000

(BFC does not warrant that these Weights, Arm’s, and Moments are the most recent. The only way to ensure you have the proper weight and balance information is to reference the aircraft documents prior to flight.)

Registration Year BEW(lb) Moment(in-lb) Arm(in) Equipment Usable Fuel(US gal)
C-GBFY  2004  1982.93 75767.76  38.21 S/C 92/87

Our Piper Seminole

(BFC does not warrant that these Weights, Arm’s, and Moments are the most recent. The only way to ensure you have the proper weight and balance information is to reference the aircraft documents prior to flight)

Registration Year BEW(lb) Moment(in-lb) Arm(in)    Equipment Usable fuel(US gal)
C-GPHK 1979 2585.25 221440.97 85.66 SG/C 110/108
C-GPQU 1988 2540.45 218808.96 86.13 SG/C 110/108

Frasca TruFlite 142

The 142 is an enclosed cockpit Flight Training Device (FTD) with a 170 degree wrap around visual system. Though this unit is fixed it induces a feeling of flight through the wrap around visuals. It is a Transport Canada certified Level 2 FTD allowing flight training credits in the PPL, CPL, IFR, and Flight Instructor training programs.

The 142’s cockpit configuration is changeable from a C172 to a PA44 depending on need for single engine training or multi-engine training.

Redbird FMX 1000

The FMX is an enclosed cockpit Flight Training Device (FTD) with 200 degree wrap-around visuals. This unit has full motion and induces a realistic but not overbearing sensation of flight. It is a Transport Canada certified Level 2 FTD allowing flight training credits in the PPL, CPL, IFR, and Flight Instructor training programs. In addition it is also approved by Transport Canada to conduct IFR renewal flight tests.

The FMX has the ability to be set up as 3 cockpit configurations, they are: C172 Traditional Instrument panel, C182 G1000 instrument panel, and PA44 traditional instrument panel.

See this article at learntofly.ca for more details on the FMX