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150/152 Reimagined150 and 152 Reimagined

AOPA has partnered with Aviat Aircraft to create Reimagined Aircraft. Placed into a flying club, partnership or flight school, refurbished Cessna 150 and 152s can be owned and operated for approximately $81 per hour, including fuel.

The Airplanes

Both the Cessna 150 and 152 are ideal platforms for both training and just-for-fun flying, with their tried-and-true maintenance histories, proven reliability, and talent for sipping avgas. More pilots learned to fly in Cessna 150s and 152s than in any other airplane, so renter acceptance for schools and clubs isn’t even a question.

Total Number of Cessna 150s Manufactured: 23,948
Total Number of Cessna 152s Manufactured: 7,585

Aircraft Specs

Top Speed 109 kts
Rate of Climb 715 fpm
Max Range 370 nm
Service Ceiling 14,700 ft
Gross Weight 1,670 lbs
Useful Load 566 lbs
Engine Lycoming O-235
Horsepower 115

By the Numbers

Aviat is making these Reimagined Aircraft to be as affordable as possible. With the 150Reimagined as low as $119,900 and the 152Reimagined as low as $129,900, up-front and hourly costs are kept to a minimum. Here’s a sample breakdown* of what it might cost a flying club to own and operate a 152Reimagined flying a total of 700 hours per year.

Direct and Indirect Expenses Unit Cost Hourly Cost
Fuel per hour $4.75/gallon 30.88
Oil change $222 $4.44
Additional oil $8/quart $1.33
Overhaul reserves $21,000 $8.75
100-hour inspection* $540 $5.40
Maintenance reserves $1000/year $1.43
Annual inspection $1,580 $2.26
Insurance $6,500/year $9.29
Database updates $660/year $0.95
Tiedown rental $75/month $1.29
Loan payment* $888/month $15.23
TOTAL COST/HR $81.25

*100 hour inspections only required for commercial operations.

*Assumes up to 8 pilots per airplane, flying a total of 700 hours per year. Financing is a 12-year loan term at 6% interest with a 30% down payment and purchase by a flying club more than three years old which would not require a personal guarantee.

Reimagined Aircraft can be easily financed and insured through AOPA. For AOPA financing information, visit finance.aopa.org or call 1-800-62-PLANE (75263). Contact AOPA Insurance Services at insurance.aopa.org or call 1-800-622-AOPA [2672].

Own Your Own Reimagined Airplane

Whether you’re a new student pilot just getting your wings or a grizzled veteran of the skies, these Reimagined Aircraft will put a smile on your face while keeping more dollars in your pocket. Additionally, each Reimagined Aircraft is covered by a comprehensive Aviat warranty.

For more information on how to get your own 150Reimagined or 152Reimagined for your flying club, flight school or ownership group, contact Aviat at 307/885-3151 or visit Aviat’s Reimagined website.

AOPA does not sell or profit from the refurbishment of Reimagined Aircraft, but does ensure that these aircraft can be acquired with competitive financing and insurance options through the AOPA Aviation Finance program and AOPA Insurance Services.