Flying Experiences

Scenic Biplane Ride

Concord, NC

From: $325.00 2 Options Available
Based on 30-Minute Flight for 1
Option & Pricing:
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Concord, NC

Fly high above the beautiful countryside of North Carolina on this Biplane Sightseeing Flight!

  • Certified FAA Pilot is an aerobatic champion with over 20 years of experience flying Stearman Biplanes
  • Fly in the open cockpit of a meticulously restored WWII training aircraft, known as "Sweet Caroline"
  • Take in views of Lake Norman, Charlotte Motor Speedway, and more
  • Option to up the excitement and have your pilot perform wing-overs and steep turns
  • A truly unforgettable experience for passengers young and old!
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 - November: 
By appointment, pending pilot availability

Essential Information
  • One passenger per flight
  • Must be at least 8 years old
  • Must be at least 10 years old to man the controls during the 60-minute option
  • Participant must weigh no more than 275 lbs
  • Participant must present a valid form of ID
  • Helmet with communication headset will be provided
Approximately 30 or 60 minutes of flight time depending on the option selected.
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
1 passenger per flight
Spectators are encouraged to watch the take-off and landing from the airport terminal. There may be an opportunity to take photos and ask questions about the aircraft, if escorted out of the terminal by the pilot.
Weather Dependent
This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.
What To Wear
Wear comfortable clothing appropriate for the weather conditions. Passengers typically will want to wear a jacket and light gloves if flying outside of the summer months. Closed-toes shoes and sunglasses are recommended.
Can I bring a camera or video recorder on my flight?

Yes! It is best to use a wrist strap during the flight since it can be easy to lose control of your devices. With advanced notice, it may be possible for you to rig your GoPro or other similar device to the plane. Please contact your experience provider directly to make arrangements.

Will I be able to speak to the pilot while in the air?
Yes. You will be provided with a helmet and communication system so you can let your pilot know how you are feeling throughout your flight.
What is the difference between the 30 and 60-minute flight options?
During the 30-minute flight, you'll get to enjoy the scenery and experience a few basic maneuvers. If you select the 60-minute option, you'll have time to try a lot more! You may want to take over the controls and fly the plane a bit or you can ask your pilot to give you a real thrill and perform some aerobatics. It's totally up to you!

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 pilot.

Concord Regional Airport - Concord, NC

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