CHI has access to modern and cutting edge aircraft that can meet all of your training needs. Our Van's RV-12's, Cessna 172N and Cessna T182T are also available to rent!

*Note: Rates are subject to change at the discretion of CHI Aerospace


As most of you know, the price of fuel has increased exponentially over the past few weeks. Unfortunately, due to the rising fuel costs, we will be implementing a TEMPORARY fuel surcharge to all flights, effective Wednesday, June 15th, 2022. We appreciate your continued support and understanding as we navigate these rising fuel prices and this nationwide crisis. As always, do not hesitate to reach out to us with any questions or concerns.

Temporary Fuel Surcharge Rates:

Vans RV-12: $3.15/hr surcharge

Vans RV-12is: $3.15/hr surcharge

Cessna 172: $5.60/hr surcharge

Cessna T182: $8.40/hr surcharge

Alpha 160A: $/hr surcharge

Van's RV-12is : N626NA

This 2022 aircraft is a new and improved version of the original RV-12. 626NA has dual Garmin G3X touch screens, Garmin dual axis autopilot, and a Garmin 650 WAAS GPS unit for instrument training! This GPS pair offers real time weather, traffic alerts, chart overlays, and much more at the tip of your fingers!

Rental Rate for 626NA: $195/HR (Wet)


Van's RV-12 : N271VA & N266VA

The RV12 is a fun airplane to fly and great to learn in - that makes it our primary trainer. Our RV12s have dual Dynon D1000 touch screens with ADS-B traffic and weather, synthetic vision, built in sectional charts, airport/facility directory, checklists, and more.  Our RV12s also have a two-axis autopilot. 

Rental Rate for 266VA and 271VA: $185/HR (Wet)


Van's RV-12 : N922CA

This 2016 aircraft has dual Garmin G3X touch screens and is equipped with a two axis autopilot. This is the same model as our other two Vans RV-12s, N266VA and N271VA. Equipped with 10.6 Garmin G3X display units, this new system offers real time weather, traffic alerts, chart overlays, and much more at the tip of your fingers.

Rental Rate for 922CA: $185/HR (Wet)


Van's RV-12 : N311VA

N311VA is a 2017 RV-12 equipped with dual Dynon Skyview HDX panels. The HDX features an upgraded interface as well as an improved display system. This aircraft traveled all the way from Ontario, California to join our fleet! You can read about how we flew an RV-12 across the country on our blog.

Rental Rate for 311VA: $185/HR (Wet)


Cessna 172N : N1355F

This 1979 Cessna 172N is used for our student training, instrument training, instrument proficiency checks and is a fun flyer for a scenic route around the seacoast. This spacious four seat aircraft has the classic steam gauges and is equipped with modern avionics such as brand new G5s, the Garmin GNS 430, GMA 340 and GTX 327.

Rental rate for 1355F: $166/HR (Wet)


Cessna T182T : N5195U

N5195U is a 2009 Cessna 182 Turbo Skylane (T182T) equipped with a Garmin G1000 panel. This aircraft is perfect for flying friends and family around New England, completing your instrument and commercial rating, and obtaining a high performance endorsement. Supplement your training perfectly with the Redbird FMX by using the C182 G1000 panel for instrument and commercial! This is a great way to reduce the cost of training, while also learning in an advanced aircraft.

Rental rate for 5195U: $250/HR (Wet)

Alpha 160A : N125GC

The Alpha 160A is used for our advanced stall and spin training, and our upset recovery program, Basic instrument training (precision and non-precision approaches) can be done in this aircraft. This aircraft is currently dual instruction only.

Rental Rate for 125GC: $200/HR (Wet)