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Scenic Biplane Ride


Item #: AIR-STL-0008
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Take a step back in aviation history and enjoy an exhilarating St. Louis Biplane Ride in a meticulously restored 1941 aircraft.

  • Flight takes place in a historic 1941 WACO UPF-7
  • Soar above famous and picturesque views of downtown St. Louis
  • FAA licensed Commercial Pilot has over 10,000 hours of flying time and has flown nearly 18,000 happy participants
  • Indulge in breathtaking views from a unique bird's eye perspective
St. Louis Downtown Airport, St. Louis, MO
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July through October: 
Daily - Pending weather and pilot availability

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Essential Information
  • Participants may not be over 6'5"
  • Single passengers must weigh less than 225 lbs and combined weight of 2 passengers cannot exceed 345 pounds
  • Although dependent on the participant, this flight is recommended for those ages 5 and up
  • Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian
30 or 60 minutes, depending on the option selected. Please arrive 30 minutes early, and allow for additional time in the event of weather or delays.
Experience Provider Info
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Maximum Participants
Depends on option selected; up to 2 passengers per plane.
Spectators are welcome to come up to the plane when it is not running, take photos, and watch the experience from the ground.
Weather Dependent
This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the Experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.
What To Wear
Please dress for the weather and bring an extra jacket.

For this experience, our partners are taking extra measures to help prevent any potential spread of COVID-19. These measures include requiring all participants to wear a mask and utilize hand sanitzer. Our partners kindly request that all participants who are feeling symptomatic or have traveled to a high-risk area to reschedule your experience. These Covid-19 safety measures are subject to change.

What type of airplane is used for the flight?
You will fly in a WACO UPF-7.  Built in 1941 and restored in 1997, it is one of approximately 600 built before and during World War II.  Its cruising speed is 110 mph.
Is there an age requirement?
Yes. Although dependent on the person, this flight is recommended for participants ages 5 and up.

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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