Performance News

Announcing Our Core Values

August 22, 2017

We’re excited to announce that we are unveiling our company’s official Core Values. While it took us nearly 18 months to nail down, tweak, and “perfect” the language that would be used in our company’s official Core Values, it feels like we have actually had these Core Values in place for years. In fact, the year-and-a-half long process of creating our Core Values was less “determining” and more “discovering.”

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Upgraded 260 HP Engine on N756M

July 10, 2017

We are excited to announce that over the last month, our rental aircraft N756M (Cessna 182 Skylane) has been upgraded with a factory new 260 HP Lycoming IO-540-D4B5 engine! With the added 30HP, you can expect shorter takeoff rolls, quicker climbs, and faster cruise speeds. This is a great addition to the Performance fleet. Even if you have Cessna 182 Skylane experience, it won’t have been like this!

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Now selling DJI Drones

June 09, 2017

Performance Aircraft is now an authorized DJI reseller. Current stock includes the Phantom 4 Pro, Phantom 4 Pro+ (screen included), and the Mavic. Spare batteries and cases too!

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Getting Your Remote Pilot Certificate

June 09, 2017

Interested in becoming an FAA certificated remote pilot to operate an unmanned aircraft for commercial purposes? Learn about the entire process.

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Welcome Certified Flight Instructor Caleb Ullman

May 09, 2017

Performance Aircraft is pleased to announce the addition of Chris Van Nostrand to our flight training team as Certified Flight Instructor.

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Performance Aircraft Expands Into Jet Sales With Key Hire

February 02, 2017

February 2, 2017 – Lincoln, Nebr.– Aircraft sales company Performance Aircraft announced today that Curt Epp, former Regional Sales Director at Cessna Aircraft Company/Textron Aviation, has joined the company to specialize in managing jet and turboprop aircraft transactions. According to President and Founder Bill Heckathorn, Epp will help the company launch newly expanded brokerage and acquisition services focused on helping more individuals enjoy high performance aircraft ownership.

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Discovery Flight Holiday Gift

Local Holiday Gift Options: Give a Discovery Flight

November 17, 2016

Make dreams come true this holiday season by giving the gift of flight with Performance Aircraft’s Pick 2 Fly! Performance Aircraft Sales & Flight Training is pleased to offer gift certificates for secure online purchase using your Discover, MasterCard or Visa.

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Cirrus Saturday

Cirrus Aircraft on Display at Performance Aircraft

November 07, 2016

Come visit Performance Aircraft before the Nebraska Cornhuskers take on the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Saturday, November 12th, and check out the Cirrus Aircraft offerings!

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Two 172 Skyhawk Rental Aircraft

“Twin” Conventional Panel Skyhawk Rentals Now Available

October 31, 2016

Performance Aircraft is pleased to announce the addition of N752DW, a 2001 Cessna 172S Skyhawk, to our rental fleet! This super clean, well-maintained four seat aircraft is the perfect addition to our fleet, as it will allow our customers to fly in two “near identical” conventional panel Cessna 172S Skyhawks and experience better scheduling availability in both aircraft.

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Performance Aircraft Celebrates 12 Years

Performance Aircraft Celebrates 12 Years in Business

September 02, 2016

Performance Aircraft, a Lincoln, Nebr. based aircraft sales company (, announced today that they have expanded their Aircraft Market Reports to include late model Cessna single engine piston aircraft, including the 172R and 172S Skyhawk, 182S and 182T Skylane, Turbo 182T Skylane, 206H Stationair, Turbo 206H Stationair, and Cessna 400 models. The new Cessna Market Reports are the latest addition to the company’s Quarterly Market Reports that also include all Cirrus Aircraft models.

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