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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See what is happening at our Minneapolis Flying Club!
It's here! Our first installs of the new Garmin GTN 650 navigator have been completed in C172 N65045, C182 N735LL, and C210 N761SP. Next up is C172 N54589, which will be completed by July 24. The rest of the fleet will be completed in August. Current members, now is...
Our most recent club fly-out was a trip to the Cirrus Aircraft factory at Duluth International Airport (KDLH) on Saturday, June 28.The roster included five club members, plus friends and family. In 761SP, Keith Tschohl flew with wife Chandra, club member Bob Barker,...
At the Cloud 7 special meeting on May 29, the membership approved a motion to perform a fleet wide replacement of our GNS 430W navigators with Garmin’s next-generation GTN 650. The first units will be ordered in early June, with one of our C172s scheduled to upgrade...
N96418 received a fresh new paint job this January! Down with the old look, in with the new! Here is the story: Owning an airplane has more in common with owning a classic car than with owning a late model minivan. When a car gets to be 8-10 years old, many would...
Hello fellow aviators. After that brutal abomination we call winter, hopefully all of us are revving our engines to go flying this summer. This month, I thought I'd share some of my photos depicting some new adventures you may wish to check off your bucket list. ...
Spring is near! Go Fly! Annual Check Rides. Make sure if you have not completed your annual check ride to contact your favorite instructor. If you have not completed your ride, you will be locked out from scheduling on April 1st until your annual check ride is...
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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