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Recreational & Cirrus Training

Our experienced flight training and Cirrus instruction team can help you achieve your goals.

Airline Pilot Training

Set yourself up for success by training for your professional pilot career at Performance Aircraft.

Aircraft Ownership

Let us assist you in finding or selling your technologically-advanced, high-performance aircraft.

Countdown to your airline pilot career

Approx. months of training

approx. months of instructing

Flight hours


about Performance Aircraft

Performance Aircraft, located in Lincoln Nebraska, is driven by a passion for aviation and a love for helping people achieve their aviation dreams. Our professional Pilot Academy offers pilot career training for airline, charter, corporate aviation, and more. We also provide recreational flight training.

As an authorized Cirrus Training Center, we provide a variety of Cirrus Training courses, as well as aircraft brokerage and acquisition services.

We are truly honored to inspire and enable your aviation dreams.

our Fleet

Our modern aircraft training and rental fleet is carefully maintained to the highest standards of excellence.

Featuring state-of-the-art avionicssuperior safety, and unmatched comfort, our modern fleet includes: an air-conditioned Cirrus SR20, six (6) matching, interchangeable Cessna 172 Skyhawks, a Piper PA44-180 Seminole, a Cessna 182 Skylane, and more.

my personal Flight Plan

Create a personalized plan for your pilot career.

MY PERSONAL FLIGHT PLAN can help set you up for success as you train for your pilot career. Our Pilot Academy in Lincoln, NE provides a superior learning environment that will help you achieve your goals.

Learn more about the different pilot career opportunities, and receive guidance to help you set goals and navigate each step of your professional flight training

Performance News

Summer 2019 Update

Summer 2019 Update

We are excited to announce the launch of our new and redesigned website! Created with user experience in mind, the site incorporates new features that help visitors quickly and easily navigate to their desired product or service. The clean, modern layout and rich content allows us to better accomplish our mission of inspiring and enabling aviation dreams, one aircraft, one relationship, and one aircraft at a time.

The website does a great job of highlighting our rapidly expanding pilot academy. With this, we hope to serve career minded aviators, helping them to prepare for employment in airlines, charter, corporate aviation, and more. The new website will also inform you of the current demand for pilots and hopefully encourage you to take the next step in your career training.

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Welcoming More Certified Flight Instructors to our Team

Welcoming More Certified Flight Instructors to our Team

Availability for flight lessons continues to expand as our team sees more growth. We’re thrilled to announce the addition of two more Certified Flight Instructors, Alex Mislevy and Jesse Foster, to our team!

Alex Mislevy (left) started his training as a pilot when he was a senior in high school in 2011. After his first flight, he knew this was the career path for him and worked to complete his private pilot license the summer after he graduated high school. Alex attended college at Jacksonville University in Jacksonville, Florida, where he earned his instrument rating. After completing the coursework for his degree, he finished his commercial pilot license and flight instructor certificate in Pennsylvania.

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Spring 2019 Update

Spring 2019 Update

With signs of Spring beginning to appear, we are also witnessing rapid changes with the construction of our new facility. The exterior of the building is coming together, with cement work to be completed shortly. Currently, completion of the new facility is slated for sometime this summer.The new facility will be the home of our rapidly expanding flight training center and pilot training academy as well as continued aircraft sales business. With roughly 6,000 square feet of office space and a large aircraft hangar, the new facility will be the perfect space for customers as they complete their flight training. We’re pleased to announce the addition of another CFI, Ryan Lutzkanin, to our team.Ryan grew up in a military family and moved around every few years. He’s lived in most parts of the United States and spent six years in a small town in Germany. His family settled down in Kansas City, where he attended The University of Kansas and studied philosophy and economics.

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