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Discovery Flights - $79

Discovery Flight Gift Certificate
Now you can purchase your discovery flight on-line. Click the link above to get started.

Be sure to select the second option: Sport Pilot Discovery Flight (2 Seats)

Discover . . .

. . . The heart-pounding thrill of breaking the law of gravity, pointing your nose skyward, and watching the ground drop out from under you.

. . . The life-altering freedom of a shrinking world. The all-day torturous drive becomes an exhilarating morning flight. As a licensed Sport Pilot, you are free to travel anywhere in the United States.

What to Expect

A discovery flight is your first step into a new lifestyle. Once you have experienced the joy of flying, it is likely that you will never again see the world quite the same. However, before taking on the full commitment of becoming a licensed pilot, it is a good idea to test the waters. A discovery flight gives you a no-obligation introduction into flight training. It is nothing less than your first flight lesson.

To begin, you will meet your instructor and take a quick tour of the facility. The first part of the lesson involves some basic “ground” training. Here we discuss some of the basic aerodynamics of flight, talk about what the flight will involve and where we will go. You will learn what is expected of you as the student and what you can expect of your instructor. Basic safety procedures will be discussed, followed by a pre-flight inspection of the aircraft.

With the ground portion of the lesson completed, it is time to take to the skies. This is a full hands-on experience and you will actually fly the aircraft with the assistance of your instructor. You will learn how to maintain level flight, turn, climb, descend, and other basic maneuvers. Expect the flight to last between 20 and 30 minutes, depending on how busy the airport is.

Once back on the ground, there will be time for any questions which may have come to mind during your flight. In most cases, the first flight is completely addictive, and you will likely want to find out how to continue your training!

Enough talk. Let’s get started!

NOTE: Discovery Flight pilots must be at least 16 years old.