Flight Lessons near Phoenix

Mesa, AZ

Item #: AIR-PHX-0023
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Take the controls and learn to fly a plane under the supervision of an experienced FAA certified flight instructor!

  • FAA certified flight instructor will provide one-on-one coaching throughout your flight experience
  • Learn to fly a Cessna 172 - the prevailing training aircraft worldwide
  • Sit in the pilot's seat of a Cessna 172 and handle the controls while in flight over the breathtaking Arizona landscape below
  • No experience necessary! 
Falcon Field Airport - Mesa, AZ
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Wednesday through Friday - 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Saturdays - 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Sundays - 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Essential Information
  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • Students under 18 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Total maximum weight limit of all participants is 300 lbs
  • Gratuity is not included, and it is customary
Approximately 1:15 hour with 30 minutes of ground school and 45 minutes of flight time from engine start to engine stop.
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Maximum Participants
1 student and up to 1 passenger depending upon option selected; however, the total weight of both the student and the passenger must be no more than 300 lbs.
Depending upon option selected, students may bring along 1 passenger aboard the plane for the flight (weight permitting), otherwise additional spectators may come to the airport to watch or take pictures of take-off or landing.
Weather Dependent
This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the Experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions. In the event of inclement weather, your pilot will work with you to reschedule your experience.
What To Wear
Wear comfortable clothing appropriate for weather conditions, closed-toe shoes, and sunglasses are recommended. Don't forget your camera!
Is there an age limit?
Students must be at least 16 years of age. Students under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Is there a weight limit?

The total maximum weight of all participants is 300 lbs.

What about gratuity?

Gratuity is not included, and it is customary. Suggested gratuity is $10-20 per student.

Will I get motion sickness?
Eat a light breakfast or lunch beforehand.  Depending on the time of day, the air can be a little bumpy and you might develop motion sickness.

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 Virgin Experience Gifts.

Cancellation Policy

Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, no refunds will be given. Rescheduling is allowed up to 72 hours prior to your experience, 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 your experience is canceled due to inclement weather you will reschedule your experience directly with your experience provider.

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