Flying Experiences

Learn to Fly an Airplane

Rock Hill, SC

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Rock Hill, SC

The sky is no longer the limit when you climb aboard this airplane for a 45-minute Learn to Fly experience over Charlotte, North Carolina!

  • Enjoy a flight on a top wing Cessna airplane (or similar) with a FAA Certified Flight Instructor
  • Take in breathtaking bird’s-eye views over the beautiful Charlotte metro area
  • This tour is tailor-made and customized to fit your comfort level and interests
  • If you’re feeling brave, you can take the controls and fly the plane yourself!
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!

Daily - 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Essential Information
  • Please bring your valid ID for check-in
  • Must be 18 years old to fly without parental consent
  • Parental attendance required for children under 18
  • Maximum individual weight must be under 300 lbs
  • Maximum combined weight for all passengers must be under 550 lbs
  • Maximum height is 7’1”
  • Bottled water available upon request
Approximately 1 hour total with 45 minutes of flight time from engine start to stop.
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 Learn to Fly experience is available for 1 student and up to 2 passengers so long as the maximum combined weight is under 550 lbs.
Spectators can watch from provided seating at the airport.
Weather Dependent
This experience is dependent on weather. Please contact your experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions. In the event of inclement weather, your pilot will work with you to reschedule your experience.
What To Wear
Please wear comfortable and weather appropriate clothing that won’t impede the seatbelts.
Are there any age, weight, or height restrictions?

Participants must be at least 18 years old to fly without parental consent. Children under 18 may fly with a parent in attendance. The max individual weight must be under 300 lbs, max combined weight for all passengers must be under 550 lbs, and max height is 7’1”.

What type of airplane will I be flying?

You will be flying in well-known airplanes such as the top wing Cessna (or similar), which provides great scenic views below the airplane.

Is this experience handicap accessible?

There is limited accessibility, which is assessed on a case-by-case basis. Please let Virgin Experience Gifts know of any special needs at the time of booking to see if accommodations can be made.

What do I need to bring?

You will need to bring a valid, government issued ID for check-in. International passports are accepted so long as they are valid. 

What can I expect on the flight?

You can expect to have a memorable time while experiencing an exciting sightseeing airplane tour over the Charlotte, NC metro area.

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 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 may 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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