Introducing the fleet

Some of the hardest working missionaries you'll find anywhere

Cessna 172


Specifications (172M)
Data from Cessna

General characteristics

Crew: one
Capacity: three passengers
Length: 27 ft 2 in (8.28 m)
Wingspan: 36 ft 1 in (11.00 m)
Height: 8 ft 11 in (2.72 m)
Wing area: 174 sq ft (16.2 m2)
Aspect ratio: 7.32
Airfoil: modified NACA 2412
Empty weight: 1,691 lb (767 kg)
Gross weight: 2,450 lb (1,111 kg)
Fuel capacity: 56 US gallons (212 litres)
Powerplant: 1 × Lycoming IO-360-L2A four cylinder, horizontally opposed aircraft engine, 160 hp (120 kW)
Propellers: 2-bladed metal


Cruise speed: 122 kn (140 mph; 226 km/h)
Stall speed: 47 kn (54 mph; 87 km/h) (power off, flaps down)
Never exceed speed: 163 kn (188 mph; 302 km/h) (IAS)[8]
Range: 696 nmi (801 mi; 1,289 km) with 45 minute reserve, 55% Power, at 12,000 ft
Service ceiling: 13,500 ft (4,100 m)
Rate of climb: 721 ft/min (3.66 m/s)
Wing loading: 14.1 lb/sq ft (68.6 kg/m2)

Our Cessna 172 provides for the majority of our flight training needs.

Missionary pilots that are learning to fly, acquiring a new license, or obtaining an instrument rating. Low cost per flight hour and high reliability are the key facotrs for choosing this airframe.

Piper Archer


GallerySpecsTraining and Missions
Specifications (PA28)
Data from Piper

General characteristics

Crew: 1
Capacity: 3 passengers


Engine: Lycoming O-360-A4M
Horsepower: 180 hp

Weights and Capacities:  

Takeoff/Landing Weight Normal Category: 2,750 lbs.
Standard Empty Weight: 1,720 lbs.
Max. Useful Load Normal Category: 1,030 lbs.
Baggage Capacity: 270 lbs
Oil Capacity: 8 quarts


75% Cruise Speed: 110 kts
Service Ceiling: 14,350 ft

This Piper Archer is an excellent platform for both missions flights and flight training. Capable of IFR and GPS flight, even when you can't see through the clouds, we can still spread GOD's word to the ends of the earth.