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Learn to Fly in Connecticut
  • Learn to Fly in Connecticut
  • Flight Instruction near Hartford
  • Hartford Runway
  • Hartford Skyline

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Learn to Fly

Hartford, CT

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Item #: AIR-CON-0005

Experience the thrill of flying an airplane as you take the controls during an exciting introductory flight lesson!
  • Fly a plane under the watchful eye of your highly-qualified, FAA Certified Flight Instructor
  • Take the controls and practice basic maneuvers aboard a Piper Warrior or Cessna 172
  • 1-hour lesson includes an approximately 30-minute briefing on the ground and about 30 minutes of flight time
  • Enjoy views of the Connecticut River as you fly off into the horizon!

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About this Experience

  • Experience the thrill of flying an airplane as you take the controls during an exciting introductory flight lesson!
    • Fly a plane under the watchful eye of your highly-qualified, FAA Certified Flight Instructor
    • Take the controls and practice basic maneuvers aboard a Piper Warrior or Cessna 172
    • 1-hour lesson includes an approximately 30-minute briefing on the ground and about 30 minutes of flight time
    • Enjoy views of the Connecticut River as you fly off into the horizon!

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

    This approximately 1-hour lesson will start with a pre-flight inspection of the airplane. Your FAA Certified Instructor will familiarize you with the aircraft and show you how it works. Next, you'll climb on board either a Cessna 172 or a Piper Warrior and taxi down the runway. Your instructor will handle take off and landing, but once in the air... it's all you! During the approximately 30-minute flight, you will learn the basic controls of the aircraft and how to properly maneuver and fly the plane.

    Your first flight is truly an exhilarating and unforgettable experience. As an added bonus, you may bring 1 friend along for the ride! You'll both be talking about this flight for years to come.

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  • Essential Information

    • Participants must be at least 16 years old and at least 4 feet tall
    • Individual participants must not exceed 300 pounds 
    • Combined weight of the student and passenger cannot exceed 600 pounds
    • All participants and guests will be required to sign a liability waiver
    • Valid government-issued picture ID is required to fly

    Duration

    1-hour lesson with approximately 30 minutes of flight time. Flight time is calculated from engine start to engine stop.

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    Maximum Participants

    The plane can hold 1 student and 1 passenger, however, the total weight of both the student and the passenger cannot exceed 600 pounds.

    Spectators

    Friends and family are welcome to watch take-off and landing from within the terminal building

    Weather Dependent

    This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.

    What To Wear

    Wear comfortable clothing appropriate for weather conditions. Closed-toe shoes are required and sunglasses are highly recommended.

    Rescheduling & Cancellations

    Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, you may reschedule your experience up to 72 hours prior to the date booked. Failure to appear on your booked date or to reschedule at least 72 hours prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience. In the event that your flight is cancelled due to inclement weather or maintenance issues, you may reschedule directly with your experience provider. 

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  • For this experience, our partners are taking added measures to help prevent the potential spread of COVID-19. They are sanitizing and wiping down all air crafts between flights. Additionally, they are providing sanitizer stations upon entry and throughout their facility. Our partners kindly ask that any participants please not travel withing 14 days prior to their flight, and please bring and wear a mask to their experience. Participants without a mask will not be permitted to fly. 

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    1. Are there any weight restrictions?

      Individual participants must be under 300 pounds. 

    2. Are there age restrictions?

      Yes, students must be at least 16 years old and at least 4 ft tall to participate.

    3. Can I bring a passenger?
      Yes, students are allowed to bring 1 passenger along for the ride!
    4. What if my flight is cancelled due to weather?
      This experience is weather dependent. In the event your flight is canceled due to inclement weather, you will reschedule directly with the experience provider. Always contact the experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.

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