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FLIGHT LESSON IN OPEN COCKPIT BIPLANE

FLIGHT LESSON IN OPEN COCKPIT BIPLANE

Duration:1.5 hours total
Includes:Drinks and Equipment
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host
I'm an FAA Certificated Flight Instructor with over 2000 hours of experience flying antique airplanes. I have a Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering and spent 38 years developing rocket engines for NASA and the military. I'm also a pilot for the Commemorative Air Force and have participated in the construction of many different homebuilt airplanes over the years. I'm passionate about flying m…
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What we’ll do
Today you will be exposed to flying in an open cockpit biplane (Stearman) over the beautiful San Tan Mountains, southeast of Phoenix. The Stearman was used as a primary training airplane for most of the pilots during WWII, so you will be learning in an authentic piece of history. We'll start with a pre-flight inspection followed by an explanation of the radios and controls. We can fly smooth and l…
What else you should know
May need to re-schedule in the event of adverse weather. Summer flights restricted to early mornings because of higher winds and temperatures later in the day. Bring a jacket if temp less than 75F.
What I’ll provide
Water, soft drinks, or energy drinks
Aviation Headset
What to bring
You should wear comfortable clothes with closed toe shoes. Bring a light jacket if the temperature is less than 75F (24C)

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plane ride
5.0
$169 per person
5.0
$169 per person