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Learn to Fly

Jacksonville, FL

Item #: AIR-JAC-0009
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Take to the air and experience the thrill of flight as you man the controls of a real airplane during this Learn to Fly experience in Jacksonville!

  • Fly with an experienced, FAA-Certified Flight Instructor by your side
  • Pre-flight ground school and safety briefing included
  • Man the controls of a Cessna 162 or 172SP aircraft - the most popular training planes in the world
  • No experience necessary for this perfect introduction to the world of aviation!
Herlong Airport - Jacksonville, FL

Daily - 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

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    Essential Information
    • All students and passengers must have a valid form of identification such as a passport or driver's license
    • The combined weight of the student and passenger (if option selected) must not exceed 550 lbs
    • Participants must be able to fit comfortably in a standard car seat belt
    • No experience necessary
    Depending on flight selected, you can plan on being at the airport for approximately 1.5-2.5 hours.
    Experience Provider Info
    Complete information for your Experience Provider, including contact information, will be included on your booking confirmation email once you or your gift recipient have scheduled the experience. Our Product Management team handpicks top-rated experience providers, removing the guesswork for you and ensuring your peace of mind.
    Maximum Participants
    This experience can have up to 1 student and 1 passenger. Weight restrictions apply.
    Spectators are welcome to observe takeoff and landing from the airport.
    Weather Dependent
    This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions. In the event of a cancelled flight lesson due to weather, you will reschedule directly with your pilot.
    What To Wear
    Wear comfortable clothing appropriate for weather conditions. No open toed shoes are permitted.

    For this experience, our partners are taking a multilayered approach to ensure that they are doing their best to help prevent the potential spread of COVID-19. They are sanitizing all common surfaces, wiping down and spraying the aircraft and headsets with sanitizer, and offering participants sanitizing wipes if preferred. Additionally, all participants must fill out a questionnaire regarding their last 14 days. This survey will determine if the participant is able to fly based on a criteria of health and safety measures. Once a participant is approved for flight based on the survey, they will be asked to sign a waiver. These Covid-19 safety measures are subject to change.

    What do I need to bring with me to the airport?
    Please bring a valid form of identification such as a Driver's License or Passport to your flight lesson.
    What type of plane is used?
    This flying experience takes place in one of the most used training aircrafts in the world, the Cessna. Depending on the option selected, you will be in a Cessna 162 (1 student) or a Cessna 172 (1 student + 1 passenger).
    Is previous flight experience necessary?
    No! This introductory flight is designed for first-time flyers.
    Is there a weight limit?

    If electing to fly with a passenger, the combined total weight of the student and the passenger cannot exceed 550 lbs. 

    Is there an age limit?

    It is recommended that participants be at least 10 years old. 

    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, rescheduling is allowed with at least a 72 hour notice to your experience provider. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel and reschedule at least 72 hours' prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your Experience.

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