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 newer pilots through seasoned career pilots.
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 nm $1.02
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 830 lbs.
- Cost per nm $0.96
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 nm $0.80
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Take a look at this snapshot of the graphical AIRMET / SIGMET product from the National Weather Service's Aviation Weather Center from yesterday evening, December 25, 2016. In Minnesota winters, there are just some days you don't fly. Convective SIGMETs on Christmas...
It's time once again for another famous semiannual Cloud 7 open house and plane wash. This time we're meeting on Thursday, September 29 to wash and wax the airplanes, clean up the hangars, and be social. As always, we're grilling dinner (grills light around 4:30 PM)....
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Come one and all to Cloud 7's Spring 2016 open house and plane wash, on Thursday, May 26 from 3-7 PM. This is one of two events each year where we wash and wax the airplanes, clean up the hangars, and swap tales from our winter and spring flying. As always, we're...
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...
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...
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.
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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