Aircraft Hire

1974 Cessna 172M

The Cessna 172M is an American four-seat, single-engine, high wing, fixed-wing aircraft made by the Cessna Aircraft Company.  It is used all over the world by aviation lovers and is the largest manufactured civil aircraft in the world.   Ideal for taking friends and family on scenic tours or commuting between cities. Has been fitted with a new ADS-B, a Garmin GNX 375, and also a fresh new leather interior for your comfort. For non-members a check ride is needed, which will consist of 3 circuits.

Once your signed off we have a booking system where you can book the DNT out when needed.  The plane is easily accessible, located at the northern end of the Rotorua Airport in a hanger.

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Available to hire from

Cessna 172m – Club Members and Flying New Zealand Members

Solo Hire – $285 per hour

Students under 18 – $250/hr

*Instructor time to be discussed 

*20% Surcharge applies for non-members.

*Additional charges apply for landing fees, and airways fees