Introductory Flying Lesson

What to expect
  • Discover the thrill of piloting your own plane in the ultimate introductory lesson
  • Experience ground training in a state of the art flight simulator
  • Take to the skies in a Cessna 172SP plane
  • Carry out actual in-flight maneuvers
Discover the unbridled thrill of piloting your own plane on an exciting introductory session that combines a 30 minute flight over Silicon Valley with ground training in a state-of-the-art full motion simulator. What's more, is with this amazing experience, you get to bring a guest on the day who can watch and share in the fun as you learn! Start your lesson by meeting your FAA certified instructor and discover the basics of aerodynamics and flying. Then it's time to head to the Redbird FMX flight simulator for a thrilling 30 minute session, designed to familiarize you with the effects of control and the art of take-off and landing. You'll be guided by your instructor as you carry out an inspection of aircraft surfaces, controls, and instruments before you and your guest climb aboard the plane for the moment you've been waiting for! Reach for the skies in a Cessna 172SP and feel the thrill of soaring over amazing panoramic views as you carry out actual in-flight maneuvers. You'll be in control all the way on an incredible 30 minute flight, designed to fully immerse you in the world of the professional pilot. Whether it's the first step to your pilot's license or just the perfect excuse to find out what happens in the cockpit, you’ll be floating on air after this ultimate aerial adventure!

Note: This booking is for one person, though you are able to bring along one guest passenger for free. Passengers’ combined weight cannot exceed 430 pounds for safety reasons. Please note that this activity is subject to cancellation because of weather related issues. You must be at least 16 years old to participate. This booking includes a six month subscription to AOPA Flight Training magazine.
Key Highlights
Price $199.00 per guest
Duration / Session 2 hours
# Sessions 1
There are no refunds; all sales are final. However, you may reschedule if at least 48 hours notice is given.

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