Aircraft Rental

Are you a certificated pilot looking to explore Vermont from the sky? Would you like to take a friend or family member up for an adventure?

We are conveniently located at Burlington International Airport (KBTV). Contact us to learn more about our rental rates, availability and to book your flight today!

Aircraft Rental Minimum Requirements

AGE: 17 years old

PILOT CERTIFICATE / ENDORSEMENTS / RATINGS:

AIRCRAFT PILOT CERTIFICATE ENDORSEMENT RATING ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Cessna 152 Private
Cessna 172 Private
Piper Cherokee Private
Piper Arrow Private Complex

3 hours in a Piper Arrow

15 hours in a complex aircraft

Citabria 7KCAB Private Tailwheel Dual Only

FAA MEDICAL CERTIFICATE: Basic

FLIGHT SCHEDULE PRO ACCOUNT: Active with Current Documentation

MOST RECENT FLIGHT EXPERIENCE: Flight within the previous 90 days in compliance with VFA SOP’s. Contact us to gain access to Student Resources where the applicable documents are found.

New to Renting at VFA?

Requirements:

Aircraft Checkout with Certified Flight Instructor

VFA General Info and SOP Exam

Aircraft Review Questionnaire

Completed Flight Schedule Pro Account:

– Emergency Contact

– Profile Picture

– Photo ID

– TSA Citizenship Verification

– Pilot Certificate

– Medical Certificate

– Renter’s Insurance

– Signed Liability Waiver

– Signed Pilot Agreement

– Credit Card on File

Aircraft Checkout Ground Portion

During an aircraft checkout, you will meet with a Certified Flight Instructor, complete a VFA General Info and SOP Exam, an aircraft specific Aircraft Review Questionnaire and discuss topics applicable to the type of flying you would like to do.

VFR Day Checkout topics may include weather, decision making, risk management, personal minimums, airspace, spin discussion, flight instruments, weight and balance, and aircraft POH.  Additional Night and Cold Weather tasks will be discussed as applicable.

IFR Day Checkout topics may include alternates, ADM, personal minimums, holds and entries, approach plates, STARS, SIDs/DPs/ODPs, system failures, missed approach procedures, abnormal procedures, flight instruments, and  runway lighting. You must be INSTRUMENT CURRENT or an additional IPC is required.

 

Aircraft Checkout Flight Portion

After completing the ground portion of the checkout, you and your instructor will go on a flight.  The flight will be tailored to your personal needs and flight experience. 

VFR maneuvers you may conduct include normal takeoff and departure, slow flight, stalls, short and soft field takeoffs and landings, go arounds, and normal landings.

An IFR checkout may include instrument scan, instrument approach procedures, holds, partial panel approach and flight, radial tracking, and unusual attitudes.

 

Creating a Flight Schedule Pro Account

Create an FSP account to start the rental process. If you already have an acccount, need it to be reinstated or have changes to make, please contact the front desk at (802) 863-5988.

 Upload the required documents listed above under Requirements.

THE VFA DIFFERENCE

ADVANCED FLEET

With the largest and most advanced rental fleet in the state, VFA has the right aircraft for you. All of our aircraft are maintained to the highest standards by our in-house maintenance department.

PASSIONATE STAFF

VFA has a diverse group of passionate and knowledgeable instructors here to help you achieve your goals. No matter your learning style, we have the right instructor for you.

AVIATION COMMUNITY

When you join us at VFA, you join a passionate community dedicated to furthering aviation education in Vermont. Every lesson you take at VFA helps to contribute to providing flights to underprivileged children in Vermont.

General Information

HOURS:

Monday - Friday | 8AM - 5PM

Saturday | 8AM - 4PM

Sunday | 8AM - 4PM

* Hours are subject change.

PHONE:

802.863.5988

EMAIL :

office@flyvfa.org

LOCATION:

355 Valley Road
South Burlington, VT 05403

Vermont Flight Academy