Twin Cities Cloud 7

With a fleet of six meticulously maintained and updated Cessna aircraft, the Minneapolis flying club Cloud 7 is based at the Flying Cloud Airport (KFCM) in Eden Prairie, MN.  Cloud 7 is the perfect place for student pilots through seasoned career pilots.


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Minnesota's Premiere Flight Club

A powerful, versatile fleet of aircraft.

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Our Fleet

TWO Cessna 172’s – TWO Cessna 182’s – TWO Cessna 210’s – see rates

210 Centurion

The Cessna 210 Centurion is a six-seat, high-performance, retractable-gear single-engined aircraft built to haul a massive payload at incredible speed.

  • Speed 165 KTS
  • Range 850 nm.
  • Payload with full fuel 1,002 lbs.
  • Cost per mile $0.95

182 Skylane

The Cessna 182 Skylane is a four-seat, single-engined airplane.  Its rugged airframe makes it an exceptionally well rounded aircraft.

  • Speed 135 KTS
  • Range 650 nm.
  • Payload with full fuel 680 lbs.
  • Cost per mile $0.94

172 Skyhawk

The Cessna 172 Skyhawk is a four-seat, single-engine, high-wing aircraft.  Its stable, predictable and safe design make it an ideal trainer and time builder.

  • Speed 110 KTS
  • Range 430 nm.
  • Payload with full fuel 640 lbs.
  • Cost per mile $0.73

Student Pilot? Always dreamed of flying?

Getting your private pilot license is easier and less expensive than you might think.  Here at Cloud 7 we have a specific  program designed to help you achieve your goals.  Contact us with the link below and tell us you want to be, or already are a student pilot.  One of our members will contact you with the details of our student pilot program.

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Recent Blog Posts

See what is happening at our Minneapolis Flying Club!

Fall 2015 Open House and Plane Wash – September 17

Cloud 7’s Fall 2015 open house and plane wash will be held from 3-7 PM on Thursday, September 17. This is one of two events each year where we wash and wax the airplanes, clean up the hangars, and have a BBQ (grills light at 5 PM) to enjoy the company of our fellow...

The C7 Stratus SIG, and a $100 DIY ADS-B receiver

For those of us who take longer trips or operate under IFR, the availability of up-to-date in-airplane text weather and NEXRAD imagery over ADS-B has been a sea change in terms of the ability to react to developing weather. The availability of traffic information has...

Cloud 7 at the AOPA Minneapolis Fly-In, August 22

Cloud 7 will be exhibiting at the AOPA Minneapolis Fly-In on Saturday, August 22 at the Anoka County Airport (KANE). Our display will be located near the “You Can Fly” area, and will be a chance for you to meet club members, see one of our Cessna 210s, and...

Spring 2015 Open House and Plane Wash – May 28

Cloud 7’s Spring 2015 open house and plane wash will be held from 3-7 PM on Thursday, May 28. This is one of two events each year where we wash and wax the airplanes, clean up the hangars, and have a BBQ (grills light at 5 PM) to promote camaraderie among the...

Pushing the envelope

In December 2014, we installed a new Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) on both of our 182Qs. The “Fresh Pick” STC from Trolltune increased the maximum gross takeoff weight (MGTOW) from 2950 to 3100 pounds, with no added parts and no modifications to the...

Inner beauty

N96418, our 1978 Cessna 182Q, is a fantastic airplane. A Horton STOL kit gives it great short field performance, and long range tanks make it a cross country champ. Its engine, though several years since its last overhaul, has maintained the compressions of a young...

Our Aircraft Are Fully IFR Equipped With Garmin GTN 650’s.

Our members value versatility, safety, and capability.  This is why each of our aircraft are fully IFR equipped and contain modern avionics.  Our two Cessna 182 Skylanes and two Cessna 210 Centurions are equipped with autopilots, making cross country flights a dream.


Garmin 650s

Our Facilities

We own two hangars at Flying Cloud Airport, complete with a heated maintenance hangar, and a newly renovated club room. Our club room is equipped with an ATC 610 certified instrument ground trainer; personal computer with DUATS weather briefing access, flight planning and flight simulation software; television and telephone.  A perfect place for your flight briefing, planning and training.


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Submit an application for membership or request a tour of our facilities.

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