Jet-A Burning C-172

Jan 24, 2019

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WOW! A Jet-A fuel burning Cessna C-172!

Your Truckee Tahoe Airport District unveiled its new Cessna Turbo-diesel Skyhawk JT-A C-172 at last night's board meeting.

The Airport District has the aircraft, tail number N5901G (5,901' is the airport elevation) under a management contract with on-field based operator Sierra Aero (Aircraft Rentals, Flight School & Maintenance).

The plane has a proven track record of being quieter than a comparable 100LL burning C-172. The plane will be used locally in place of an older C-172 that will be retired and hopefully help make the skies overhead quieter for touch and go flight operations. N5901G will rent for the same price as other C-172's in Sierra Aero's fleet, $150/hour wet.

Pictured: Photo 1: L-R, Curtis Crooks, TTAD Attorney Brent Collinson, Board Member Rick Stephens and Lynn Meadows, Photo 2: Dashboard with Garmin G1000NXi flat screens. Photo 3: TTAD Pilot & Passenger Outreach Coordinator Mark Covey in his aviator Captn Morgan pose! (Photos by: Marc Lamb)

For scheduling or flight instruction contact Sierra Aero at:

For licensed CFI's on field visit:

For more information on the Cessna Turbo-diesel Skyhawk JT-A visit.

Cessna Flying Magazine JT-A Article:
➤   Flying Magazine JT-A article   

 AOPA Article on the JT-A:
➤   AOPA Cessna Turbo-diesel Skyhawk JT-A