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Piper Cherokee 180 Challenger

Piper Cherokee 180 Challenger

Direct Connect Flight Academy offers airline-focused flight training for the beginner through Multi-Engine Commercial and ATP/CTP.  Direct Connect Flight Academy has a wide range of programs to meet your goals and suit your budget.


N555PB is a 1973 Piper Cherokee 180 Challenger, and is one of Direct Connect’s primary training aircraft, which are maintained by an on sight A&P technician. In a recent review, a student passed along, “Training is designed to make you successful in the professional aviation world and is focused, realistic, demanding and very beneficial!”


Want a career in commercial aviation? The next step is yours.
Ben Dwyer, Direct Connect Flight Academy, (719) 208-7049



Proceeds from the air show benefit these three museums in Colorado Springs that are dedicated to the education of future generations through the preservation of our nation’s military heritage.

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7330 Embraer-Heights
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80916

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