As the fastest single-engine, fixed-gear production aircraft, the Columbia 400 is capable of 235 KTAS at 25,000’ MSL. The aircraft is powered by a twin-turbo 310 HP Continental TSIO-550-C engine. This high-performance composite aircraft was originally produced by Lancair and certified as the LC41-550FG. Our training course for the Lancair Columbia 400 is three days for most pilots.
Insurance Approved Training for Columbia Aircraft
High Performance Aviation, LLC provides flight and ground training in all Columbia and Lancair Columbia aircraft, including those with traditional panels (“steam gauges”), Avidyne Entegra avionics, and Garmin G1000 glass cockpits.
If you are looking for a Columbia Factory Trained Instructor, you will find that Cessna’s FITS Accepted Instructor Program (CFAI+) replaced the Columbia factory instructor program, as Cessna purchased Columbia in late 2007. Although the CFAI program has also since been discontinued, HPA continues to offer the same high standards of ground and flight training to our clients with highly trained instructors.
For Columbia training in aircraft with “steam gauges” or Avidyne avionics, we can arrange for insurance-approved training as well.
As an active participant in the Cessna Advanced Aircraft Club (CAAC) and Cessna/Columbia Advanced Aircraft Recurrent Training (CAART), our training includes procedures and techniques acceptable to manufacturers, insurance companies, and industry experts.
Contact us today to find out more about insurance-approved checkouts and transition courses for the Columbia 300, 350, and 400.