Learn to Fly

From: $199   

Location(s):

Addison Airport - Addison, TX

Availability:

Year-Round:
Daily- 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
*Pending pilot availability

Learn to fly a real plane and experience the incomparable thrill of taking the controls and soaring over the Dallas area!
  • Learn from FAA Certified Pilots and Flight Instructors
  • Man the controls of a SportCruiser - a world-class Light Sport Aircraft plane
  • Receive 30-minutes of ground instruction and approximately 90-minutes of flight time
  • No experience necessary
  • Fly high above the Dallas skyline as you do most of the flying!


More detailed description >

Description:
Discover the joy of flying with this introductory flight lesson. Soar above the Dallas skyline, as you take in the scenery and actually get the chance to fly the plane.

Your lesson will begin with a pre-flight inspection of the airplane and ground school with your instructor, lasting approximately 30 minutes. During this time your experienced flight instructor will go over the controls and prepare you for what to expect in the air. As you taxi down the runway, your instructor will go over last minute details and make sure you are ready to fly.

For this introductory flight lesson, you will be flying in a SportCruiser - the leading luxury aircraft in the Light Sport Aicraft category. These 2-seater planes are extremely popular training aircrafts due to their maneuverability and superior safety standards. There's no better plane to fly on your first flight!

Next, it's time to take-off and enjoy the most exhilarating part - flying! Once airborne, you'll do most of the flying yourself, with your instructor by your side making sure you feel comfortable every step of the way. Your instructor will take care of take-off and landing.

During your approximately 90 minute flight, you'll have plenty of time to practice basic maneuvers and become comfortable in the air. You'll also have a great opportunity to soak in the views and enjoy the thrill of flying high above the treetops. After landing, you will receive a certificate of flight as well as a complimentary logbook to log your first flight.

Whether you are looking to begin your journey toward a private pilot's license or just for hoping to fulfill a childhood fantasy of flight, this it the perfect experience for you! Learn to fly near Dallas and make those dreams come true!



Key Info >

Essential Information:

  • Participants must be at least 15 years old
  • Any participants under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian
  • Participants must weigh less than 250 pounds
  • Due to TSA regulations, participants must be US citizens with valid photo ID
  • Includes complimentary logbook

Duration:
Approximately 2.5 hours with about 90 minutes of flight time.

Maximum Participants:
This experience is for 1 student only.

Spectators:
Friends and family are allowed to watch take-off and landing on the ramp and may also choose to wait in the office during the flight. There is also a great vantage point for observing near the runway.

Weather Dependent:
This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions. Rescheduled flights must occur within 10 months of the original booked date.

What to Wear:
Wear comfortable clothing appropriate for weather conditions, closed-toe shoes, and sunglasses are highly recommended. Please avoid any hard soled shoes or boots and short skirts or dresses. Tennis shoes are advised.

Booking Information:
For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings at least 2 weeks in advance for weekday lessons or 4 weeks in advance for weekend lessons.

Cancellation Policy:
Prior to scheduling/booking a date for this experience, Cloud 9 Living's standard return and exchange policy shall apply. Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, cancellations and rescheduling are allowed with at least 72-hours notice to your experience provider and rescheduled flights must occur within 10 months of the original booked date. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel or reschedule at least 72 hours prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience. Additionally, late arrivals will result in shortened experience time and the flight will be canceled if you arrive more than 30 minutes late.

Experience ID:
AIR-DAL-0018



View FAQ's >

  1. Do I need to bring anything?
    Please bring along a copy of your confirmation email. You may also want sunglasses (non-polarized are best) and a camera!
  2. Are there age and weight requirements?
    Yes - all participants must be at least 15 years old and weigh under 250 pounds to fly.
  3. Do I need previous flight experience?
    Nope! This introductory flight lesson is perfect for first-time flyers. There is no commitment necessary to further your flight training, but it's a great way to find out if you might be interested in pursuing a pilot's license!
  4. Will this flight lesson count toward my hours if I want to pursue my license?
    Yes! You will receive a complimentary starter logbook with this lesson in which you can log your flight time. Should you decide to pursue your private pilot's license in the future, this will absolutely count toward your hours!