Discover flying, Palatka, FL
Experience ID: 249
Forget the added responsibility; just think about it, you’re flying an actual plane, it’s you at the controls against the force of gravity. Soak up every moment of this experience at it’s likely to be a big highlight of your life and why wouldn’t it be. The views are as fantastic as a bird’s eye perspective of the beautiful oceans, expansive beaches and iconic land sites. No experience necessary, some brief training on the ground and then is up and up and away. A truly hands on experience with an instructor by your side to reinforce and help with the flying when/if needed. The pilot seat is yours to claim, to own and command. The only obstacle is you, so take the first step to making a dream come true.
Before you take off, you will receive a brief ground lesson on fundamental flight techniques and safety aspects. Then, you will climb into a Piper Cherokee, along with a Certified Flight Instructor, who will be guiding you through the entire experience, until landing.
So come learn to fly, with no experience needed, you will take full control. Your first flight lesson is an experience you will never forget!
- 1 hour. Actual flying time is 30 minutes.
- 30 minute flying time
- Brief ground lesson
- A Cockpit Video to take home with you
- Individuals who are pregnant, have broken bones or other physical & health conditions are not eligible to participate.
- Participants must weigh under 225lbs.
- Minimum age for participants and guests is 5 years.
- Parents or guardians are required for children under the age of 18.
What type of plane will we be flying in?
You will be flying aboard a Piper Cherokee. A perfect plane to learn to fly in.
What time of the year is this experience available?
The First Flight Experience is available year round, but it is weather dependent.
Is flying safe?
Yes. A well-built and well-maintained aircraft is flown by an expert pilot and it is as safe or safer than many forms of transportation.