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Lake Delavan Aerial Getaway

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Wheeling, IL

Venture to Lake Delavan on this unique flying experience where you'll have the opportunity to take over the controls and enjoy a light lunch at the Lake Lawn Resort!

  • Learn how to fly a Cessna 172 with an experienced FAA Certified Flight Instructor by your side
  • Fly to Lake Delavan and treat yourself to a light lunch upon arrival at the Lake Lawn Resort
  • Soar high above Mundelein, Libertyville, Lincolnshire, the Chain of Lakes and more on this nearly 2-hour round trip flight
  • Perfect day trip for you and that special someone!
When Do I Choose A Date?
Either yourself or the lucky recipient can make a booking and select dates once you are in receipt of the voucher. You'll register the voucher, follow the booking instructions and your experience with us begins!

April - October:
Daily - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Essential Information
  • Combined weight of the student and passenger cannot exceed 500 pounds
  • Price includes any applicable fuel surcharges
  • Price does not include food or beverage purchased at the Lake Lawn Resort
  • Video packages are available to purchase directly from the flight school on the day of your flight
This experience is 3.5 hours total with approximately 1.5-2 hours of flight time.
Experience Provider Info
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Maximum Participants
This experience is for a student and a passenger, so long as the combined weight of the student and passenger does not exceed 500 lbs.
A friend or family member is welcome to fly as a passenger and enjoy the scenery.
Weather Dependent
This experience is weather dependent. In the event your experience is canceled due to inclement weather you will reschedule your experience directly with your experience provider. Always contact the experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.
What To Wear
Wear comfortable clothing appropriate for weather conditions.
What kind of plane will we be flying in for this Lake Delavan Getaway?

You will fly in a Cessna 172, one of the most popular training aircraft in the world.

Will I actually get to fly?

Yes, the FAA Certified Flight Instructor will take-off and land the aircraft, but you will take control of the Cessna in the air and do most of the flying.

Do I need any flying experience?
No experience is necessary. Your flight instructor will teach you the basics of flying and instruct you throughout the flight.
Where will we eat lunch?

Food and Drinks will be available at the  Lake Lawn Resort. It is not included in the price of this experience.

Can I bring a passenger?

Yes, you may bring one guest as a passenger! Combined weight of the student and the passenger must not exceed 500 lbs. 

Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 14 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, cancellations or rescheduling must be completed directly with the experience provider at least 48 hours prior to your scheduled flight time and will incur a $10.00 fee. Failure to appear on your booked date or to complete a cancellation or rescheduling at least 48 hours prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience.

Chicago Executive Airport - Wheeling, IL

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