OUR AIRCRAFT

Firecrest Aviation operates its own fleet of aircraft. These aeroplanes are renowned for their safety and reliability, and are ideal for the student pilot, as well as the experienced PPL or NPPL holder.

Cessna 150

The Cessna 150 is a two-seat tricycle gear general aviation aeroplane  designed for flight training, touring and personal use. It is also is the fourth most produced civilian aircraft ever, with 23,839 examples produced between 1958 and 1977.

Learn to fly with us at Elstree aerodrome just north of London in the Cessna 150
   

Cessna 152

First delivered in 1977 the 152 was a modernisation of the proven Cessna 150 design. Specific design goals were to improve useful load through a gross weight increase to 1670 lbs (757 kg), to decrease internal and external noise levels and to run better on the then newly introduced 100LL fuel.

 
Learn to fly with us at Elstree aerodrome just north of London in the Cessna 152
   

Cessna 172

The Cessna 172 Skyhawk is a four-seat single-engine high-wing aircraft. The type first flew in 1955 and is still in production. As of 2008, more than 43,000 have been built. In terms of longevity and popularity, the Cessna 172 is the most successful mass produced light aircraft in history.

 
Learn to fly with us at Elstree aerodrome just north of London in the Cessna 172
   

Grumman AA5 Tiger

The Grumman American AA-5 series is a family of all-metal, 4-seat light aircraft used for touring and training. The AA5B 'Tiger' featured a number of improvements over previous variants, and was first produced in late 1974. This highly successful type remains extremely popular with General Aviation pilots the world over.

 

Learn to fly with us at Elstree aerodrome just north of London in the Grumman AA5
 
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