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FLIGHT LESSON IN OPEN COCKPIT BIPLANE

FLIGHT LESSON IN OPEN COCKPIT BIPLANE

Duration:1 hour total
Includes:Drinks and Equipment
Languages:Offered in English
Over 280 people rated this experience 5 stars.

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…
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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…

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

Drinks
Water, soft drinks, or energy drinks
Equipment
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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Where you'll be

On your GPS, just enter the words "South Avery Circle, Mesa, AZ. After turning onto South Avery Circle, turn right immediately into a small parking lot and I'll meet you at gate 19. We will depart from the Phoenix-Mesa-Gateway airport and head over to the beautiful San Tan Mountains as you learn how to fly the legendary Stearman biplane. You can wear jeans or shorts (depending on the temperature) along with a t-shirt and closed toe shoes.

Upcoming availability

If you don’t see availability for the time you are looking for, you can .
Wed, Aug 21    From 6:00 AM to 7:00 AM.
$189 per person
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Over 280 people rated this experience 5 stars.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 1 guests ages 12 and up can attend.

More tips

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.
Craig
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FLIGHT LESSON IN OPEN COCKPIT BIPLANE
281 reviews
From $189/person
281 reviews
From $189/person