Flying Lessons: Cessna 172

What to expect
  • Learn how to fly a Cessna 172 with an official FAA-certified instructor
  • Experience the thrill of sitting in the front seat with your hands on the controls
  • Explore topics such as weather, radio communications, checklists, and landings
  • Enjoy a birds-eye view of famous landmarks including Wrigley Field, Navy Pier, and Millennium Park
Have you ever dreamed of flying the friendly skies? Do you run around your house with your arms out making airplane noises? If either of these are true, then this flight lesson is calling your name. With Windy City Flyers, learn all the phases of flight, including controls, weather, communications, in-flight maneuvers, takeoffs, and landings. Equipped with this knowledge, you’ll be ready to take to the air and soar over the Chicago skyline in a Cessna 172. You will be right in the front seat of the airplane with an FAA-certified flight instructor who will teach you how to fly and maneuver the plane first-hand. Who knows, this class could be the start of an exciting new career in aviation.

Note: You will fly a Cessna-172 during your flying lesson for approximately 60 minutes. The person flying must be at least 16 years old. You may bring up to two additional passengers with no extra charge. You must contact Windy City Flyers at least 48 hours in advance of the flight with all passenger weights to verify we are within weight & balance limitations. One hour will be for flying, and another hour for pre- and post-flight briefings.
Key Highlights
Price $225.00 per guest
Duration / Session 2 hours
# Sessions 1
There are no refunds; all sales are final.