Fleet & Rates

Hesston College Aviation fleet on display outside of a hangar

Flight Training Requirements

Prior to the commencement of flight training, all aviation students enrolled as VA Vocational, or Community-based must communicate with the Hesston College Business Office to provide one of the following:

  • Substantive documentation of an approved company-sponsored reimbursement plan, or,
  • A monetary-based deposit that is equivalent to 25% of the total lab fee that has been established for the intended course of training. In addition to the aforementioned deposit, each VA Vocational or Community-based student must establish a payment plan to address financial charges accrued in excess of the initial deposit.

Fleet

Aircraft Rental

All pilots must have satisfactorily accomplished a checkout in the specific make/model/series of aircraft by a Hesston College Aviation Flight Instructor, and must provide documented evidence of compliance with 14 CFR Part 61.56 and 61.57. Aircraft rental prices are subject to change.

Aircraft Avionics Hourly Rate
2005 Cessna 172S
  • Garmin G1000 GPS
  • ADS-B
  • IFR
  • KAP 140 Autopilot
$130.00/hour
1976 Piper PA-28-181 Archer II
  • Garmin GTN 650
  • ADS-B
  • IFR
$130.00/hour
1977 Piper PA-28-181 Archer II
  • Garmin GTN 650
  • G5 ADAHRS
  • G5 HSI
  • ADS-B
  • IFR
$130.00/hour
1984 Piper PA-28-181 Archer II
  • Garmin GTN 650
  • G5 ADAHRS
  • G5 HSI
  • ADS-B
  • IFR
$130.00/hour
Redbird MCX Advanced Aviation Training Device
  • G1000 GPS
  • IFR
  • GFC 700 Autopilot
  • Single engine and Multi-engine platform
$75.00/hour