Discover the unforgettable thrill of taking the controls of an airplane and enjoy panoramic vistas across the landscape.
Your unforgettable 60 minute experience starts with your feet firmly on the ground as you enjoy a briefing on flying techniques and safety. Then climb into the cockpit with an FAA qualified instructor and get ready to reach for the skies.
During this amazing airborne adventure, you'll carry out in flight maneuvers and experience the unbridled joy of taking the controls. Whether it's the first step towards your pilot's license or just an excuse to enjoy the ultimate feeling of freedom, this flying lesson is for you!
All pilots are FAA trained and every aircraft goes through rigorous inspections to ensure the safest experience while you fly a plane. Kansas City residents will be under the guidance of FAA instructors who use our up-to-date avionics systems that provide the latest training technology.
A C-152 trainer plane is used for most flying lessons. Kansas City residents will learn how to fly a trainer plane capable of climbing 800 feet per minute. C-152 planes have been used for training pilots all over the world since the 1960s. Many will argue that if you learn to fly a C-152, then you can learn to fly anything. You can buy discount 60-minute C-152 flying lessons online from Great American Days.
If you would like to upgrade to the larger, more comfortable Cessna 172, please call our Customer Service and $40 can be added for the flight voucher. The upgrade is REQUIRED if the student is over 6'2" tall and/or 250 pounds or larger.
- Meet your FAA Certified Flight Instructor on arrival
- Spend time learning about pre and post flight checks as well as the effects of control
- You control the aircraft as you taxi down the runway and take off
- Carry out in-flight maneuvers procedures including talking to the control tower
- 60 minute flight with you at the control
- Post flight checks carried out on landing
Throughout your lesson, your instructor will guide you all the way. You will be told how to perform each maneuver as required, however it will be your hands on the controls! Every lesson is tailored to your requirements and skill level.
Easy to setup for a gift! While the quality of the experience was great, the pilot did not give the full time in the plane. The flight was shorted by at least 15 minutes.
19 June, 2012
The service was excellent and everything went as planned. The trainer was very knowledgable and had a very good personality.
18 May, 2011