Ft. Lauderdale Executive Airport; Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Year round, 7 days a week available 9:00am-5:00pm
- Learn from friendly and experienced FAA certified commercial pilots and flight instructors
- Learn to fly aboard a Cessna 172 - the most popular flight training aircraft in the world
- Take the control as you fly over Miami, Key Biscayne, South Beach or the Florida Keys
- No experience necessary
Looking for the gift that will be cherished for a lifetime? Look no more. Our Learn to Fly experience is the perfect gift for anyone in your life who has always dreamed of flying.
Discover the joy of flying with this introductory flight lesson. Soar above the South Florida skyline taking in spectacular views of Miami, Key Biscayne, South Beach and the Florida Keys.
You'll start with a preflight inspection of the airplane with your instructor, then climb on board with your instructor and taxi the airplane to the runway. Your instructor will teach you about the basic controls of the aircraft, and how to properly maneuver and fly the plane.
Next it's time to take off and enjoy the most exhilarating part - flying! You'll do most of the flying yourself, with your instructor by your side making sure you feel comfortable every step of the way.
Whether you're in South Florida for a visit, are a long-time local, or just want to take a date out for more than dinner and a movie, this is the perfect way to create a memory that will last a lifetime.
So prepare for an unforgettable experience, and come learn to fly!
Participants and guests must be at least 16 years of age. The maximum total passenger weight is 400 lbs.
Students and passengers must present a valid photo ID at check-in.
1 hour, with approximately 45 minutes of time in the plane (engine start to engine stop).
1 student and up to 1 passenger; however, the total weight of both the student and the passenger must be no more than 400 lbs.
Up to 1 passenger may come along for the flight, so long as the total weight of the student and passenger is no more than 400 lbs. Additional spectators may come to the airport to watch or take pictures of take-off or landing, but the spectators must be at least 18 years of age.
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, and sunglasses are highly recommended.
For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings at least 7 days in advance.
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, rescheduling is allowed with at least 72 hours notice to your experience provider. 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.
What type of plane will we be flying in?
You'll be flying aboard a Cessna 172, the most popular flight instruction aircraft in the world.
Do I need experience?
No, this hands on course is designed for beginners.
What if I'm interested in continuing to learn and fly and gain certification?
Your instructor is FAA Certified and can certify your flight time at the end of your lesson and will discuss with you the easy process if you are interested in learning how to fly.
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"Amaizing It was mora than I expected The Pilot let my drive the plane almost all time."
"It was an amazing experience. I booked this as my friend's surprise b-day gift and we really enjoyed flying over Miami South Beach area. The booking process was very smooth. I booked this at the last moment, but people from Cloud 9 were super nice and made sure if we could fly before I even made a reservation. I would totally recommend this to my friends."
"Overall, the experience was awesome. It was a lifetime adventure that I'll recommend anyone who has ever dreamed of flying, or like me, of being a pilot. I got to be one for a while! "