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You’ll find the Institute of Aviation located at Champaign’s Willard Airport—about 8 miles from Parkland College’s main campus. The airport is a class C airspace with radar approach control, and our facility houses classrooms, student offices, various flight simulators, and air fleet.

Fleet

  • 17 single-engine Piper Archers
  • 7 Piper Arrows
  • 3 multi-engine Piper Seminoles
  • 2 Cessna 152s

Simulators

An integral component of the training experience, our flight simulators replicate the internal and external conditions you’ll experience in the air, including normal, abnormal, and emergency procedures.

  • Frasca Warrior with 180-degree visual & control loading
  • Frasca Mentor with forward visual & Avidyne glass cockpit display
  • Frasca 141 trainers (2)
  • Frasca 142 multiengine trainer
  • Frasca 242T multiengine turboprop with control loading
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