Embry-Riddle Prescott Campus' Aircraft Fleet

The Embry‑Riddle Prescott Flight Department has a commitment to safety, excellence and professionalism that is second to none in the flight training community. The department operates two independent parking and dispatch facilities at the Prescott airport to provide the most efficient and safe flight environment. We have just broken ground on a new state-of-the-art ramp/dispatch operation that will be ready by the summer of 2025!

The Prescott Flight Department boasts a fleet of 80 airplanes. This well-resourced program, in combination with our expert instructors, ensures that every student receives the training they will need to meet the minimums required to gain a certificate and become safe, professional pilots who have a truly positive impact on their industry.

Our thousands of alumni, who fly some of the most advanced commercial and military aircraft today, prove that Embry‑Riddle is the world's leader in flight training.

Fleet Overview

A Cessna 150 aircraft on the Embry-Riddle Prescott Flight Line hangarThe power behind the success of Embry-Riddle Prescott’s Golden Eagles Flight Team lies in the two Cessna 150s that team members fly during competitive events.

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The Cessna 172 Skyhawk is a plane regularly used by Embry-Riddle fixed wing aeronautical science students at Prescott campus' FlightlineStudents in the Embry-Riddle Prescott aviation program begin their private pilot flight training in the 180-horsepower Cessna 172 Skyhawk.

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A Diamond DA42NG Aircraft docked at the Embry-Riddle FlightlineStudents attending school at Embry-Riddle’s Prescott Campus will do all of their multi-engine flight training in the new Diamond DA42NG (Next Generation). And it truly is “next-gen.”

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ACA Super Decathlon AircraftThe reliability of the Super Decathlon's 180-horsepower engine and robust construction makes this the ideal aircraft for teaching student pilots how to properly recover from a variety of extreme unusual attitudes, including spins.

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Advanced Flight Training Device: Fasca C172S TruFlite AATD SimulatorThe C172S G1000 simulator models give our student pilots a real sense of immersion within the training environment. Complete with simulated aircraft traffic, terrain warnings systems, engine/system/avionic failures, weight and balance variants, and advanced 3-axis control loading (with force control feedback), offers students the “real feel” of the aircraft.  

Learn more about the Frasca C172S TruFlite AATD Simulator

Advanced Flight Training Device: Frasca DA42-VI TruFlite AATD SimulatorThe Frasca DA42-VI TruFlite AATD Simulator is among the most highly respected advanced flight training devices in the industry. Installed in 2020, this DA42-VI model provides student pilots with three-projector wrap-around visuals, 5000 lumen projectors, advanced weather with vivid lightning, thunder, wind, cloud layers, rain, snow, and icing simulated conditions. The Frasca Simplicity instructor station includes dual touch screen monitors, lit keyboard, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth connectivity for iPad ForeFlight navigation to help each student and instructor with both simple and complex flight training environments.

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A student practices his flying in the Paradigm Cessna 172 AATD Simulator at Embry-Riddle's Prescott campusThe FAA-certified AATDs feature aircraft model-specific aerodynamic programming, control loading, and a Garmin G1000 glass cockpit layout that precisely replicates our fleet of Cessna 172s.

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A student tests his skills in a Paradigm Diamond DA42NG AATD flight simulator at Embry-Riddle's Prescott campusThe FAA-certified AATDs feature aircraft model-specific aerodynamic programming, control loading, and a Garmin G1000 cockpit layout that precisely replicates our DA42NG training aircraft.

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The cockpit of an Embry-Riddle Prescott campus flight simulatorSince the Wright brothers and Kitty Hawk, learning to handle low-altitude crosswinds and wind gusts has proven to be one of the most challenging parts of a pilot’s training. Embry-Riddle’s advanced Redbird Xwind SE crosswind training/practice device enables our flight students to safely practice the proper approach and landing procedures for dealing with both steady crosswinds and strong wind gusts.

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Contact Us

3700 Willow Creek Road
Prescott, AZ 86301