The chocks are away, you hear the huge radial engine roar and you are rolling down the runway to the sights, sounds and smells of a once in a lifetime aviation experience.
Let the wind blow through your hair as you sit back and enjoy this nostalgic return to a bygone era of romance and excitement where you'll even get to wear a leather flying helmet and goggles!
The 20-minute flight takes you over the breathtaking fields and vineyards of Sonoma and the Napa Valley where, from just a few hundred feet above the ground, you can appreciate the rolling hills and acres of green pastures.
The 40-minute flight offers 3 scenic routes (weather dependent):
Step back into history and enjoy a memorable day of flying over the stunning Northern California countryside!
The Boeing PT-17 Stearman is the first aircraft a cadet would fly during flight training prior to and during World War II. Known for its stability and strength, the Stearman was a reliable primary trainer and remains a popular classic today.
Your 1941 Stearman has been modified to accommodate 2 people in the front cockpit. The seat is 32 inches across so the seating is cozy.
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Thursdays and Fridays - 10:30 AM to 4:00 PM
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