Training Results & Statistics
We uphold an exemplary, 100% accident-free safety record.
Our pilot's license completion rate is over double the national average.
Our customers average 30% less flight time to finish their pilot’s license.
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Full Time Flight Instructors
You have a personal certified flight instructor who is available to meet your scheduling needs, guide you step by step through the whole flight training process, and encourage you along the way.
We utilize a variety of modern Cessna and Cirrus aircraft that offer our customers the perfect integration of state-of-the-art avionics with long standing safety, reliability, and comfort.
Our aircraft are maintained to the highest standards by Silverhawk Aviation, a Cessna Service Center. We spend more money on maintenance than most other flight schools in the area. We can’t imagine lowering our safety standards, in order to lower our rental rates.
Cessna Flight Training System
The Cessna online multimedia training course makes learning to fly easier than ever. With home study corresponding with each flight, you come completely prepared for every training flight and progress through the program more quickly.
Training for Your Goals
We not only give you the training needed to meet the FAA’s private pilot’s license standards, but also help you to integrate flying into your life. Whether you plan to use flying for business or pleasure, we customize your training so you can competently and safely use aviation for your specific goals and destinations.
When you fly with us, you are a part of our community. That means, when you complete your first solo flight and then finish your pilot’s license, your photo goes up on our wall with all the other Performance pilots. We also offer educational seminars and social events, and keep you connected with other pilots on our Facebook page.
Imagine Where You Can Go
Imagine... traveling over twice as fast as you can drive.
Imagine... taking friends and family on trips—skiing, surfing, golfing, and shopping.
Imagine... attending a distant business meeting and being home in your own bed that night.
Imagine... grabbing a bite to eat of your favorite Italian food in that bistro two states away.
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What satisfied customers are saying...
I trusted the team at Performance Aircraft to help me identify an airplane that fit my mission, budget, and goals. I'm happy to say that they exceeded all my expectations by keeping me informed throughout every step of the process. You can trust that this team is not out to sell you an airplane but to be a lifelong aviation partner. I would definitely use them again for selling or buying an aircraft. Thank you!– Eric Leatherman, Nebraska
As a first time buyer, I was nervous about the entire process–plane selection, negotiations, paperwork, and closing. After my first contact with Stacey at Performance Aircraft, I knew they were the right fit to help me. She quickly made me feel at ease with everything. Their website is positively the best and most comprehensive in its class. The process was smooth and the plane was exactly as it was represented. I couldn't be happier!– Dennis Cooley, Florida
Your team did exactly what you said you would do, which is a very rare trait in today's business world. I would recommend you guys highly...you have integrity.– Tony Wagner, Florida
I purchased an airplane from Performance Aircraft a few years ago and have also utilized some of their Flight Training Services since that time. I have developed a respect for their professional expertise in both their Training and Sales side of their business.– Mike Kelly, Nebraska
Because of your professional team and alliances with other top companies, you will be my first call when looking to purchase another airplane. Thank you again.– Tom Saxon, Florida
I would tell my friends they can trust Performance Aircraft to provide honest, ethical, and enthusiastic service. Bill found an aircraft that best suits our needs while staying well within our budget. The whole process was practically stress-free. And, the post-purchase training and follow-ups have been phenomenal.– Matt Young, Wyoming
Your communication here is very good and I really appreciated your honesty. Your follow up is awesome. Bill knew the value of airplanes as well as anyone I have met in the industry and I have been flying for over 30 years. You guys did a great job communicating with me throughout the process and kept the plane moving to closing. I was very pleased with everything.– Randy Christo, Nebraska
Performance Aircraft can help you achieve a life-time dream of becoming a pilot. You can go for it with confidence and know that you will receive great instruction as evidenced by many before you. Take time to look at the picture gallery in their office; you may even see some people you know that have already attained their private pilot license.– Donn Stoner, Nebraska
Their knowledge of the market allowed us to feel confident that they understood aircraft values. Additionally, the personality of the marketing team made this an easy decision that we would be treated well and communicated with frequently on their progress.– Skyhawk Flying Club, Nebraska
You guys did an excellent job. It was exactly what I needed and you did everything you said you would do. I would highly recommend your company. Additionally, I believe you added value to the process. Thanks for a job well done!– Dave Cochran, Minnesota