Flying Experiences

Learn to Fly a Plane

Addison, TX

From: $253.00 2 Options Available
Based on 30-minute flight for 1 student
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Addison, TX

Soar into a journey of adventure and discover what it’s like to fly your own airplane with this exciting introductory flight lesson!

  • Fly high under the watchful eye of a FAA Certified Flight Instructor
  • Choose from either a 30-minute or 60-minute flight option
  • Take the controls of a Cessna 182, one of the most popular training aircrafts
  • Start with a preflight inspection and get hands on ground training
  • Sit in the pilot’s seat on your very first flight – no experience necessary!
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 - 8:00 PM

Essential Information
  • Maximum weight limit per person is 215 lbs
  • Maximum height is 6’6”
  • Students must be at least 16 years old
  • Children under 18 must have a parent or legal guardian present to give consent
  • Water and coffee are provided at the terminal
  • Use of Bose headsets is included
Approximately 30 or 60 minutes of flight time from engine start to stop, 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
This introductory flight lesson is for 1 student.
Spectators may watch from the terminal.
Weather Dependent
This tour is subject to weather conditions such as strong winds above 20 knots, poor visibility, and storms. Please contact your tour provider with any questions about weather conditions.
What To Wear
Please wear comfortable and weather appropriate clothing.
What type of airplane will we be flying on?

You will be flying a single engine Cessna 182 with an FAA-certified flight instructor. 

Are there any age or weight restrictions to participate?

Students must be at least 16 years old. The weight limit is 215 lbs, maximum height is 6’6”.

Do I need any flying experience?

No, this Learn to Fly experience is considered an introductory flight lesson. You will have an FAA Certified Flight Instructor coaching you throughout the flight.

What happens if the weather is bad?

Safety is the biggest priority. If your flight is cancelled due to inclement weather, you will reschedule directly with your flight instructor. 

Will the plane during my experience be heated or have AC?

Our partners have on board heaters and use outside air through air vents for cooling.

Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 14 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 the 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.


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