SVN Aviation, LLC leases a FAA-compliant, IRF certified Cessena 172 Skyhawk to qualified students or licensed pilots and also offers FAA-approved sightseeing trips and aerial photography opportunities from either the Cessna C172 or a Piper Arrow.

The C-172, registration number N996JW, is a four-seat, single-engine, high-wing fixed-wing aircraft made by the Cessna Aircraft Company and is one of the safest and most successful general aviation airplanes in history. Introduced in 1955, more than 43,000 C-172s have been produced as of 2015.

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OUR LOCATION

Based at the Foothills Regional Airport (KMRN) in Morganton, NC, SVN Aviation, LLC is authorized by the FAA to offer sightseeing tours and flight instruction in two of the most popular and safest general aviation airplanes on the market: a Cessna 172 and Piper Arrow. Our location in western NC provides ample opportunity for scenic aerial views of Lake James, the Blue Ridge Mountains, and the many quaint towns dotting the countryside. The views from above are as intriguing as they are spectacular. Give us a call, we'll schedule your first flight!

View the flight school calendar and reservations here.
We use FlightCircle.com for its easy-to-use scheduling website.

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Our Airplanes

Cessna 172 Skyhawk

The C-172, registration number N996JW, is a four-seat, single-engine, high/fixed-wing aircraft made by the Cessna Aircraft Co. and is one of the safest, most successful, general aviation airplanes in history. Its 160 HP engine, fixed prop and tricycle gear make it a superb trainer airplane for beginners. Upgraded with a Garmin 430 navigation and communications system, N996JW is an excellent aircraft for Instrument rating training.

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Piper Arrow

The PA28R-201, registration number N4065Q, is a the only complex single-engine trainer aircraft built today by Piper, making it an easy transition for students moving up to a complex aircraft. It is equipped with a 200hp Lycoming engine that can reach speeds up to 137 ktas.

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