Hands on Chicago Scenic Flight


LOCATION: Wheeling, IL


Fly a plane and see Chicago from a whole new perspective

See Chicago as never before on a light aircraft flying lesson that puts you in the pilot seat!

Realize your dream of flying a plane as you are immersed in the world of the pilot from the moment you arrive at the airfield. It's up to you to carry out the pre-flight checks, taxi down the runway and control the plane at take off, helped and guided all the way, of course, by an FAA certified instructor.

You'll carry out all the in-flight maneuvers and maintain radio communication with the control tower while drinking in spectacular panoramic views of Downtown Chicago. Cross the shoreline of Lake Michigan and enjoy a unique bird's eye view of the Sears Tower, Hancock building and much more before returning to base via Wrigley Field.

This unforgettable 2 hour experience combines the thrill of a scenic flight with a hands on flying lesson. Have you got what it takes to master the challenge?

  • Best of both worlds ‚Äì see Chicago as never before while actually piloting a plane!
  • 2 hours of flight training and sightseeing
  • Chicago‚Äôs number one flight school
  • Total immersion in the flying experience
  • State of the art flight school facilities
  • One to one training with an FAA certified instructor

This unforgettable introduction to flying allows you to experience the thrill of piloting a plane while enjoying some of the best views Chicago has to offer. You’ll be fully in control as you are challenged by your instructor to carry out all the pre and post flight checks as well as piloting the actual plane.

You should be aged 12 or over (under 18’s need parental/guardian consent) and taller than 4’10". Light aircraft have a weight limit of between 250 and 260lb.

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