Learn to Fly

San Antonio, TX

Item #: AIR-SAN-0016
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Soar to new heights as you start your journey toward earning your wings with this exciting Discovery Flying Lesson!

  • Learn to fly under the careful guidance of your FAA Certified Flight Instructor  
  • Train in a Diamond DA40, a popular and trusted flight training aircraft
  • Experience a preflight inspection and a hands-on flying lesson
  • A great introduction for anyone who dreams of pursuing a private pilot’s license
  • Sit in the pilot’s seat on your very first flight – no experience necessary!

San Antonio, TX

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Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday - 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Essential Information
  • No experience necessary
  • Must be at least 16 years of age to participate
  • Maximum height is 6’3”
  • Maximum weight is 220 lbs per person
Approximately 1 hour total, with 30 minutes of flight time from engine start to engine stop.
Experience Provider Info
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Maximum Participants
1 student per plane
Friends and family are welcome to watch from the general waiting area near the terminal building.
Weather Dependent
This experience may be canceled or rescheduled if weather meets less than minimum requirements as per FAA guidelines and/or there are conditions that do not ensure customer safety and comfort. Please contact your experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.
What To Wear
Wear comfortable clothing appropriate for weather conditions. Closed-toe shoes are required, and sunglasses are recommended.
Are there any weight or height limits?

Maximum weight is 220 lbs per person, and the maximum height is 6’3”.

Are there any age restrictions?

Participants must be at least 16 years old.

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 a Diamond DA40.

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

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