OSHKOSH, Wis., July 25, 2011 — Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today at the Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture 2011 in Oshkosh, Wis., that it has added five flight training organizations to its global network of more than 250 Cessna Pilot Centers.
The newest members of the CPC network are:
* Indy Flight Training, Indianapolis, Ind.
* Light Sport Aviation, Riverside, Calif.
* Freedom Aviation, Lynchburg, Va.
* Air Orlando Aviation, Orlando, Fla.
* ProFlight Aviation Services, San Marcos, Texas
CPCs are flight training affiliates that use the new Cessna Flight Training System and Cessna aircraft and offer customers an array of services including flight training.
“We continue to look for the best quality additions to our CPC network as part of the company’s effort to make flying more accessible and to re-energize pilot training,” said Julie Filucci, Cessna CPC manager.
For more information, go to www.Cessna.com.
Cessna developed the new Sport/Private Pilot Course in association with King Schools of San Diego and released it to Cessna Pilot Centers in September after qualifying it for FAR Part 141 approval.
Judy Phelps of CP Aviation has been named Certified Flight Instructor of the Year for 2011 by the General Aviation Awards program.
K-State will recognize training completed at any of the domestic Cessna Pilot Center flight schools as credit toward the student's bachelors degree in technology management at the University’s...
The NOTAM, which is in effect July 22-August 1, outlines procedures for the many types of aircraft that fly to Oshkosh for the event.