Today more than ever, having options in air travel is essential. From the busiest business traveler to the casual family vacationer, it’s about making the most of every opportunity to reach destinations safely, quickly and affordably.
Now, a name trusted by pilots and passengers for more than four decades – J.A. – brings together Charter, pilot services, aircraft-ownership programs, aircraft rental and flight training into one place: J.A. Flight Services. Each element of our flight services division was built on the same concepts that made the J.A. name synonymous with quality, integrity, service and support. We’ve designed our programs to be flexible, affordable and easy to use.
JA Air Charter flies incorporates wide variety of aircraft to accomomdate the many needs of our customers. The choices of aircraft are as follows:
- Single Engine - Our all Cessna fleet includes the latest galss panel technology and are 2008 and newer representating the most recent state-of-the-art technology. This includes the speedy four seat Corvalis, The economical six-place Stationaire and the roomy Grand Caravan an eight-place prop-jet.
- Twin turbo-prop – Made up of Beechcraft King Air’s our all-weather fleet includes the C90B, F90 and B200. Our late-model fleet incorporates the latest in avionics upgrades giving our pilots the best equipment available to navigate the Midwest skies. The King Air is a great reginal aircraft capable of handling up to eight passengers comfortably.
- Corporate Jet Aircraft – Currently JA Air Charter operates a late-model Cessna Citation Bravo. The Bravo can carry eaight passengers with two crew and has a range of 2000 statute miles.
JA Pilots are trained to the best standards available set forth by the FAA and evaluation groups like ARG/US and Wyvren. All turbine aircraft pilots attend Flight Safety twice a year and also recieve in-house training throughout the year. Our Redbird full-motion simulator is single-engine and multi-engine capable and offers multiple avionics panels. In-house flight instructors handle coninued training for all JA pilots flying our aircraft in addition to yearly Flight Safety. Pilots are available on a contract basis and can be scheduled in advance through JA dispatch.
JA’s ownership programs vary by aircraft and customer needs. From late- model Cessna single-engine aircraft to personal jets JA is a candidate to partner with. Our growing and changing fleet of aircraft cater to the owner-operator market with one thing in common…we like the latest in Garmin technology. This allows for easy transition throughout our fleet of aircraft and also makes for excellent reliability. As a Cessna Sales and Service Center JA has a fleet of Cessna aircraft currently available for ownership interest and makes it easy to get in and out as your needs change.
Our all-inclusive approach to serving the needs of pilots, business commuters and personal travelers is centered around a fleet of the most-respected, versatile and comfortable aircraft on the market – Cessna.
These aircraft range in size from the Light Sport Aircraft (LSA) Cessna Skycatcher to the luxurious, spacious, 11-passenger Cessna Grand Caravan. Because each aircraft is equipped with state-of-the-art Garmin G1000 avionics, pilots can move easily between them without worry about learning a new avionics panel.
As a Cessna Pilot Center JA utilizes the web based CPC curriculum for training all levels of students. This computer based training program is FAA approved and JA is capable of providing training for the folllowing ratings:
- Single Engine Land
- Instrument – SE,ME
- Multi-Engine Land
- Instructor – SEI, MEI
All J.A. Flight Services aircraft are maintained to the highest standard by J.A. Air Center, the anchor of our well-respected J.A. brand. The center’s status as an FAA part 145 repair station and Cessna Service Center means the entire fleet is cared for by our most-experienced, qualified professionals.