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Bluffton, OH

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Soar to new heights as you start your journey toward earning your wings with this exciting 30-minute flying lesson!

  • A great introduction for anyone who has ever considered flight training
  • Learn to fly under the careful guidance of your FAA Certified Flight Instructor  
  • Experience an exciting and educational hands-on flying lesson
  • Train in a popular and trusted aircraft like the Cessna 172 or Piper Warrior 
  • Sit in the pilot’s seat on your very first flight – no experience necessary!

Bluffton, OH

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Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturdays: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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    Essential Information
    • No experience necessary
    • Please bring a valid photo ID on the day of the experience
    • Participants must be able to read, speak, and understand the English language
    • Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian
    • Maximum weight is 250 lbs per person, maximum combined weight is 500 lbs
    • Pilot logbook is available for purchase
    This experience lasts approximately 1 hour total, with 30 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
    The student may bring 1 passenger, pending weight restrictions.
    There are inside and outside viewing areas for spectators to watch the take-off and landing. The outside area has picnic tables.
    Weather Dependent
    This experience is weather dependent. Please contact your experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.
    What To Wear
    Please wear comfortable clothing appropriate for weather conditions.
    Are there any weight limits?

    Maximum weight is 250 lbs per person. Total combined weight of student and passenger (if electing to bring one) must not exceed 500 lbs. 

    Are there any minimum age restrictions?

    There are no minimum age requirements.

    Is this experience handicap accessible?

    Unfortunately, this experience is not handicap accessible.

    What type of airplane will I be flying?

    You’ll learn to fly in either a Cessna 172 or Piper Warrior.

    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 confirmation email, you may reschedule your flight up to 72 hours prior to your booked date. For this experience, no cancellations are permitted, but you may reschedule with at least 72 hour notice. Failure to appear on your booked date, or to reschedule prior to 72 hours before the booked time will result in the loss of the value of the certificate. In the event that the flight is cancelled due to inclement weather, no refunds will be given, but you may reschedule directly with the experience provider. 

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