A one-time logbook endorsement from an authorized flight instructor is required to fly any aircraft that meets the definition of a high performance or complex aircraft per 14 CFR 61.31 (e)(f).

Complex Aircraft – an aircraft equipped with retractable gear, flaps, and a controllable pitch propeller.

High Performance Aircraft – an aircraft with an engine of more than 200 horsepower.

Complex training at Sporty’s Academy may be conducted in the Cessna 172RG ($169/hr.).  High performance training may be conducted in Sporty’s G1000-equipped Cessna 182 ($210/hr.).  Both endorsements can be gained simultaneously in Sporty’s multiengine Piper Aztec ($325/hr.).



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Complex Endorsement
172RG Cutlass$1694$676
Flight Instruction$514$204
Ground Instruction$512$102
Estimated Total$982
High Performance Endorsement
Cessna 182T$2104$840
Flight Instruction$514$204
Ground Instruction$512$102
Estimated Total$1,146