our aircraft

The Cessna Skyhawk, as known as the 172 is the best-selling and most flown airplane EVER! With over 43,000 built, more students have launched their dream to fly in the 172 than any other aircraft in the world. It's excellent reliability and flight characteristics, has earned it a reputation for the safest general aviation aircraft for training or personal use.

Our fleet of 172s, are beautiful, low-time aircraft with the following equipment:
- Garmin 430 Nav/Com GPS with WAAS capability
- Aviation weather
- Leather seats
- Refurbished interior
- An excellent traditional instrument panel blended with new GPS technology for training students in the best of both worlds.
- Increased student safety during night flying with electroluminescent lighting on the instrument panel

Maintenance: Our aircraft are maintained by a FAA certified mechanic with over 30 years experience. Our aircraft are impeccably maintained for your safety.

SAFETY: Route 66 Aviation has the highest dedication to student training, aircraft maintenance and attention to detail! We proudly hold the distinction of being the safest flight school in the Amarillo area. All flight schools are not the same. We encourage you to research us or any flight school to ensure the safest and highest quality training!