Giving Wings Aviation

1170 Airport Access Rd., Traverse City, MI 49686

All our water courses are designed to get your feet wet in beautiful Northern Michigan. We offer Factory approved flight training in our Icon Aircraft- A5. Now offering ASES in the A5! You will love flying the A5. If you prefer a floatplane experience, then climb aboard our wonderfully restored Cessna Amphibian to complete your ASES rating. Splash into the surrounding lakes with a friend in the backseat. We utilize a local DPE ensuring you the most efficient path to earning your rating. Ground school consists of a review of our training materials and daily pre and post flight briefings as well as a “Mock Checkride”. Most proficient and current pilots can complete the Cessna training package in two to three days. Bring the family and discover why Traverse City has won so many awards for a small town.

Course Rates Hours Cost
Commercial Multiengine Sea (G44A) 4-6 $4500
Pvt/Commercial Single-engine Sea 4-6 $2100
Package rates include checkride
Course Rates Hours Cost
Cessna-ASES package 6-8 $1750
ICON-ASES package 10 $3000
Examiner feeN/A $500
ICON-approved A5 Flight Training Courses
Sport Flying introduction 1+1* $395
Transition course-landplane 8
Transition course-seaplane 4
* 1 hour flight and 1 hour brief
Hourly Rates Dual Solo
Aviat Husky A-1B Amphibian (SES) $275 N/A
Grumman G44A Super Widgeon (MES) $750 N/A
Lockwood Aircam Amphibian $450 N/A
Piper J3 Cub (tailwheel) $200 N/A
American Champion Decathlon (tailwheel) $275 N/A
Twin Comanche (MEL) $450 N/A
Robinson R44 Raven II $500 N/A
Hourly Rates Dual Solo
Cessna 172 Amphibian $230 N/A
ICON A5 $300N/A