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Learn to Fly

Hartford, CT

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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!
Hartford-Brainard Airport - Hartford, CT
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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
    1-hour lesson with approximately 30 minutes of flight time. Flight time is calculated from engine start to engine stop.
    Experience Provider Info
    Complete information for your Experience Provider, including contact information, will be included on your booking confirmation email once you or your gift recipient have scheduled the experience. Our Product Management team handpicks top-rated experience providers, removing the guesswork for you and ensuring your peace of mind.
    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.
    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.

    Please note: These COVID-19 safety measures are subject to change as our experience providers work to provide you the safest possible experience and adapt to local guidelines.

    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 within 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. 

    Are there any weight restrictions?

    Individual participants must be under 300 pounds. 

    Are there age restrictions?

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

    Can I bring a passenger?
    Yes, students are allowed to bring 1 passenger along for the ride!
    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.

    Extended Holiday Return Policy

    To make your holiday shopping a bit less stressful, any Experience Voucher or Gift Certificate purchased between November 1, 2020 and December 31, 2020 can be returned through January 31, 2021 free of charge (all other return policies apply).

    Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 30 days.  All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.

    Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be exchanged for anything else in our marketplace at any time.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs more, you'll simply have to pay the difference.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs less, you'll have a credit towards your next booking with Cloud 9 Living.

    Cancellation Policy

    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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