Learn to Fly

Ft. Myers, FL

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Soar into a journey of adventure and discover what it’s like to fly your own plane with this exciting introductory flight lesson!

  • Fly high under the watchful eye of an FAA certified flight instructor
  • Take the controls of a Cessna 172, one of the most popular training aircrafts in the world 
  • Start with a preflight inspection and get hands on ground training followed by 1 hour of flight time
  • Enjoy breathtaking views of the stunning Southwest Florida coastline
  • Sit in the pilot’s seat on your very first flight – no experience necessary!

Ft. Myers, FL

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Daily - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Essential Information
  • All ages are welcome
  • The student is allowed to bring two passengers
  • Maximum weight limit per person is 260 lbs
  • Maximum combined student and passenger weight limit is 700 lbs
  • Maximum height is 6’4”
  • Headsets and water will be provided
Approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes, with 1 hour of flight time from engine start to stop.
Experience Provider Info
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Maximum Participants
This experience is for 1 student and 2 passengers, pending weight restrictions.
There is seating available for spectators in the observation area on the SE ramp.
Weather Dependent
This tour is subject to weather conditions. Please contact your tour provider with any questions about weather conditions.
What To Wear
Please wear comfortable and weather appropriate clothing.
What can I expect on the tour?

You can expect to have a great time with friendly and knowledgeable pilots and tour guides. The goal is to have an amazing time while experiencing a scenic airplane flight over the picturesque Gulf Coast beaches of Southwest Florida.

What type of helicopter will we be flying on?

You will be flying on a Cessna 172 with an FAA-certified pilot.

Are there any age or weight restrictions to participate?

There are no age restrictions – all ages are welcome. The weight limit per passenger is 260 lbs, and the combined passenger weight limit is 700 lbs. Maximum height is 6’4”.

Is this experience handicap accessible?

Unfortunately, it is not.

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 the experience directly with your experience provider.

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