Cockpit view of aerial Arizona

Pilot Resources

Use the resources below to learn more about getting your pilot’s license.

The Ultimate Training Aircraft for Student Pilots

The Cessna 172 Skyhawk is the ultimate training aircraft and the most popular single-engine aircraft ever built.

  • Engine: Avco Lycoming O-360
  • 180 Horsepower
  • Carbureted Model
  • Max Cruise Speed: 127 kts
  • Max Occupants: 4
  • Useful Load 1007 lbs
  • Enhanced visibility
  • Economical power
  • Built for training
  • Parachute
  • Fixed Pitch Propeller
  • Dynon Skyview glass panel
Learn to fly at Redtail Flight School

Schedule Flight Time

Students can schedule flight time in the Cessna 172 Skyhawk, working towards the required 40 hrs of flight time for a private pilot’s license. Students need a minimum of 20 hours with an instructor and a minimum of 10 hours solo.