Performance News

new team members

Introducing our newest team members: Keaton, Sarah, Alix, Zach, Matt, and Steve

July 16, 2018

We announced this spring that we would be introducing a couple of new full-time Certified Flight Instructors. We now have three new CFIs as well as three additional new team members for you to meet!

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Full-Time Certified Flight Instructors Joining our Team

May 23, 2018

Get ready to welcome some new faces—Performance Aircraft has been searching diligently for the right individuals to join our team, and we can’t wait for you to meet them! We have recently hired two excellent Certified Flight Instructors, and we’re happy to share that they will both be joining our team in the next two weeks!

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Cirrus Training Center

Performance Aircraft Announces Cirrus Training Center

April 03, 2018

Performance Aircraft has officially teamed up with Cirrus Aircraft to become the Midwest’s premier Cirrus Training Center. The partnership aligns two innovative companies who both value safety and excellence in flight training. As an authorized Cirrus Training Center, Performance Aircraft is also adding a 2018 Cirrus SR20 G6 to provide trainees with the best experience and flight training in the industry.

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Welcome Flight Training Director Donn Stoner

February 14, 2018

Performance Aircraft is excited to announce the addition of Donn Stoner to our team as Flight Training Director. Donn joined Performance Aircraft as Director of Flight Training with a passion to impact the aviation industry by leading alongside a team dedicated to make a difference in the lives of people. Increasing the pilot ranks to address the growing deficit of pilots in the US and Internationally seems a worthy pursuit in the years to come. Serving to impact the people on our team, the communities where we live, the industry we are in, and the world we are a part of, gives a framework for living with purpose.

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learn to fly

Why YOU Should Learn to Fly

January 19, 2018

Thinking about learning to fly? We could go on for hours about all the great reasons to embark on flight training, but that might be a bit overwhelming. So we narrowed our list down—from hundreds of great ones—to the following Top 4 Reasons we think YOU should learn to learn to fly.

Reason #1: Learning to fly is a really BIG accomplishment.
Learning to fly takes more than just practicing how to safely pilot and land an aircraft. It demands a lot of hard work and dedication. When you finish flight training, you’ll have a confidence and sense of accomplishment that’s hard to describe. You may also look back and appreciate how the flight training process challenged and equipped you with a host of other life skills, including: responsibility, respect, focus, commitment, and patience.

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amen building

Performance Aircraft moving to new office at KLNK

January 08, 2018

Beginning on January 30th, 2018, Performance Aircraft will be located in Suite 130 of the Harry J. Amen General Aviation Building (just south of Duncan Aviation’s Lincoln, NE Headquarters) at 3431 Aviation Road. With almost double the space of our current office, this new location will allow us to serve our customers and grow our team this coming year.

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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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