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Carroll, OH

Item #: AIR-COL-0010
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Take to the skies in a Cessna 172, the most popular training aircraft in the world, and Learn to Fly near Columbus!

  • Fly with a knowledgeable and experienced FAA Certified Flight Instructor
  • Complete the pre-flight checklist then fly for approximately 40 minutes
  • Your Flight Instructor will take off and land, but you'll handle the controls for most of the flight
  • No experience necessary!
Carroll, OH

Monday through Saturday - 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM
*Pending pilot availability

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    Essential Information
    • Individual participants may not exceed 270 pounds
    • The combined total weight of all passengers may not exceed 440 pounds
    • No flying experience necessary
    • Participants must present a valid form of ID
    Participants can expect to be at the airport for up to 1.5 hours. The flight time from engine start to engine stop is approximately 40 minutes.
    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 experience is for 1 student and up to 1 passenger, pending weight restrictions.
    Spectators are welcome to take photos at the airport and view the take-off and landing.
    Weather Dependent
    This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions. In the event of inclement weather, you will reschedule directly with the Pilot.
    What To Wear
    Wear comfortable clothing appropriate for weather conditions; flat rubber-soled shoes are recommended.

    For this experience, our partners are taking additional measures to ensure that they help prevent the potential spread of COVID-19. They are wiping down and sanitizing the interior of their air crafts frequently. Our partners kindly as that all participants please provide their own mask and wear it for the duration of their experience. These Covid-19 safety measures are subject to change.

    What type of plane will we fly?
    You will fly a Cessna 172. It is one of the most popular training aircrafts in the world.
    How long is the flight?
    This flight is approximately 40 minutes from engine start to engine stop.
    Are there any age or weight requirement?

    Yes, students must be at least 16 years of age. Anyone under the age of 18 must have parental consent. The individual weight of one passenger may not exceed 270 pounds and the combined weight of both a student and a passenger cannot exceed 440 pounds.

    What if the weather is bad?
    In the event of inclement weather, you will work directly with your pilot to reschedule. Always contact your experience provider with any concerns regarding weather conditions.

    Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 30 days.  All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.

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    Cancellation Policy

    Once you have received a booking confirmation, cancellations and/or rescheduling are allowed up to 72 hours prior to the experience. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel and reschedule at least 72 hours prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience.

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