Gray's Creek Airport  -  7154 Butler Nursery Rd. -  Fayetteville NC 28306   |   (910) 223-0567 office    (910) 759-7530 text   |

Cape Fear Aviation Flight Training 
Home of Friendly Flying

Cessna 150

(aka "Daisy" and "Lil Red")

The Cessna 150 is a two-seat tricycle gear general aviation airplane that was designed for flight training, touring and personal use. The Cessna 150 is the fifth most produced civilian plane ever, with 23,839 aircraft produced. 

Empty weight: 1,122 lb

Max takeoff weight: 1,600 lb

Fuel Capacity:  22 US gallons, 100LL Avgas

Powerplant: 1 Continental O-200-A air-cooled horizontally opposed

Engine Horsepower: 100 hp

​​Cruise speed: 94 mph                  
Stall speed: 48 mph (flaps down, power off)
Never exceed speed: 161 mph


Basic ATD Elite System 

The fleet has grown over the past couple of years as the number of students continues to increase.  We now have two Cessna 150s,  two Cessna 172s, a Piper Aztec (twin engine) and a BATD Elite Systems Simulator to use for training. Our Cessna 150s and 172s are used for Private Pilot, Instrument and Commercial Training.  The Piper Aztec and Piper Arrow are used for Commercial and Multi-engine Training.

Below are some of our aircraft and their specs. We are in the process of getting pictures of all of them on the ground and in flight for you to preview here - check back soon to see when we get them posted!

Cessna 172

​(6743H & 5185R)

The Cessna 172 Skyhawk is a four-seat, single-engine, high wing aircraft.  First flown in 1955, more Cessna 172s have been built than any other aircraft. Measured by its longevity and popularity, the Cessna 172 is the most successful aircraft in history. Cessna delivered the first production models in 1956. As of 2015, Cessna, and its partners, had built more than 43,000.

Empty weight: 1,350 lb 
Max Takeoff weight: 2,300 lb 
Fuel capacity: 56 US gallons, 100LL Avgas
Powerplant: Lycoming O-320 four cylinder, horizontally opposed 

Engine Horsepower: 150 hp 
Cruise speed: 138 mph
Stall speed: 54 mph (flaps down, power off)
Never exceed speed: 182 mph

Piper Aztec

Flight Simulator

Multi-Engine Aircraft

Single-Engine Aircraft 


Already a Pilot? 

Our rentals are a "wet" rate.

(meaning they include the gas you need for your flight)

Cessna 150s  -  $100 per hour

Cessna 172s  -  $130 per hour

Piper Arrow or Aztec  -   $290 per hour

Simulator  -  $45 per hour

​Aircraft rentals require a minimum of 2 hours per day

for overnight trips