Learn to Fly in Minneapolis

From: $119   Region: Minneapolis (View all 29 Minneapolis experiences)

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  • Free Returns & Exchanges
  • No Expiration Dates

Location(s):

Flying Cloud Airport; Eden Prairie, MN

Availability:

Flights run daily from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Jump in the pilots seat and feel the thrill of flying a Piper Archer or Piper Warrior, two of the most common flight training aircrafts in the world.
  • In business for over 35 years, your flight school is one of the oldest commercial aviation operations in the Midwestern U.S.
  • FAA Certified Flight Instructors
  • After a preflight inspection and explanation of flight instruments, you will put on your headset and prepare for take off!
  • No experience necessary


More detailed description >

Description:
This first flight lesson is truly an experience you will never forget. After your introduction and safety debriefing, you will climb into the cockpit of a Piper Archer or Piper Warrior aircraft.

Your instructor will teach you the basics before take off, and soon you will be flying into the wild blue yonder. Once you are at your cruising altitude you will be able take the controls with your pilot's guidance.

After you have landed, you will take pride in knowing that you have accomplished something that few others have dared to attempt.



Key Info >

Essential Information:
Participants under the age of 18 must have a parent or legal guardian sign a waiver.

This introductory flight lesson can only be booked once per person.

Plane used is either a Piper Warrior or Piper Archer.

The necessary temperature to fly is 5 below zero or higher.

Duration:
1 hour total with approximately 30 minutes of time in the aircraft. Time is calculated from engine start to engine stop.

Maximum Participants:
1 per plane

Spectators:
Spectators are welcome to watch the plane take off and land.

Weather Dependent:
This experience is weather dependent and temperatures must be at least 5 below zero to fly. Always contact the Experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.

What to Wear:
Wear comfortable clothing appropriate for weather conditions.

Booking Information:
For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings at least 14 days in advance.

Cancellation Policy:
Prior to scheduling/booking a date for this experience, Cloud 9's standard return and exchange policy shall apply. Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, no returns or exchanges are allowed. Once you have received a booking confirmation, rescheduling is allowed up to 72 hours prior to the experience. Failure to appear on your booked date or reschedule at least 72 hours prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience.

Experience ID:
AIR-MSP-0005



View FAQ's >

  1. Can I participate if I am under 18 years old?
    Yes, but you will need a parent or guardian present with you at the airport to sign a waiver.

Customer Reviews:

  • Learn to Fly

  • May 12, 2014

  • 5

  • Minneapolis

"I have already recommended the experience and have told a number of people about the site and how pleased I was. I think Cloud 9 is fantastic and I will be using you for gifts for family and friends as well as experiences for myself."

  • Learn to Fly

  • January 20, 2014

  • 4-half

  • Minneapolis

"We had a very enjoyable experience, and overall I would do it again! We weren't able to do preflight and the flight was only about 20 mins airtime but it was a good time. "

  • Learn to Fly

  • December 04, 2013

  • 5

  • Minneapolis

"Our instructor Greg was phenomenal! Will do it again with him in the near future. "