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Sunset Champagne
Biplane Ride

Austin, TX

Item #: AIR-AUS-0019
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Enjoy a unique and romantic evening on a Sunset Champagne Biplane Ride over Austin!

  • You'll fly with a certified FAA Pilot who was also a former fighter pilot for the U.S. Air Force
  • Take off and follow the Colorado River towards Lake Travis for an unbelievable view of the Texas sunset
  • Fly in an open cockpit, 7-cylinder, 300 horsepower, 2012 Waco YMF-5
  • Take in views of downtown Austin, University of Texas and more on the 45-minute flight
  • Share a glass of champagne mid-flight with your loved one on this one of a kind date!
Austin Bergstrom International Airport - Austin, TX
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Daily - Sunset

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    Essential Information
    • Participants must present a valid form of ID
    • Participants must be 21 years or older to enjoy champagne
    • Total weight of passenger(s) may not exceed 375 pounds
    The approximate flight time is 45 minutes, however the entire experience may take about an hour.
    Experience Provider Info
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    Maximum Participants
    This experience is for up to 2 participants.
    Spectators are allowed to watch the take-off and landing from the airport.
    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. Closed-toe shoes and sunglasses are recommended.
    What if the weather is bad?
    If your flight is cancelled due to weather, you will reschedule directly with your pilot. It is recommended to contact your pilot on the day of the experience regarding weather conditions.
    What is the plane like?
    This experience takes place in a Waco YMF-5. It is a current-production open-cockpit biplane. The 2012 model maintains the look and feel of a classic aircraft but is manufactured under the fabrication and safety standards of today. It is equipped with a 7-cylinder, 300-horsepower radial engine. 
    What should I wear?
    Passengers should wear comfortable clothing appropriate for weather conditions. Sunglasses and closed-toe shoes are recommended, high heels will not be permitted. An optional barnstorming uniform complete with leather flying cap, goggles, bomber jacket and scarf will be provided.
    What are the age and weight restrictions?
    This experience is recommended for anyone 6 years of age and older. The total combined weight of the passenger(s) may not exceed 375 pounds.

    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 but may incur a $50 rescheduling fee. 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.

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