$99 for an Introductory Flight Package ($299.25 Value)  

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Pilots are the cowboys of the air, roaming the wide-open skies and herding children's runaway balloons. Giddy up, up, and away with this Groupon.

$99 for an Introductory Flight Package ($299.25 Value)

  • 45 minutes of flight training
  • Photo of student inside airplane, delivered via email
  • Personal-aircraft checklist and logbook
  • Time credit toward an FAA license
  • $50 credit toward next flight
  • Six-month subscription to Flight Training magazine

After learning flying basics in a ground training session, get behind the controls of an airplane with a certified flight instructor to glimpse earth from the clouds and see infant-delivery storks in action. A digital image of you inside the airplane memorializes the experience, and issues of Flight Training magazine offer training techniques and tips on how to become a pilot.

Affordable Aircraft & Flight Instruction, LLC

Unlike swimming, nobody learns to fly by being thrown in the deep end. Instead, it takes gradual instruction to teach students the controls and feel of an aircraft guided by their hands. Luckily, instructors Antonio Ferrara and Zachary Barrett specialize in that sort of slow-burning scholarship. Both men make their living with their heads in the clouds. Ferrara flies for a commercial airline, ferrying passengers across vast distances in enormous jets. Barrett also possesses his commercial pilot's license, along with an FAA Flight Instructor certification.

At Affordable Aircraft & Flight Instruction, LLC, the duo helps fledgling flyers find their sky legs with discovery flights and group ground school. They also teach longer courses, guiding students toward certifications as private-, multiengine-, and commercial-rated pilots.


Tips from Groupon Customers

  • “Great instruction and opportunities...overall, would highly recommend!!!!”

  • “Tony was a great instructor and very patient”

  • “It was a great experience The people I met were soo nice and accommodating !!! I loved it!!!! ”


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    Volo Aviation at Sikorski Airport

    900 Great Meadows Rd.

    Stratford, Connecticut 06615

    917-231-2359

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  2. 2

    Francis S. Gabreski Airport

    308 Riverhead Rd

    Westhampton Beach, New York 11978

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  3. 3

    Republic Airport @ Nomis Flying Club

    7150 Republic Airport

    East Farmingdale, New York 11735

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In a Nutshell

Take charge of an aircraft and learn flying basics with help from a certified instructor and a subscription to Flight Training magazine

The Fine Print

Expires 180 days after purchase. Limit 2 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Registration required. 24-hr cancellation notice required. Must sign waiver. 250lb weight max. Availability subject to weather. Extra $100 fuel surcharge required at East Hampton, Westchester, East Haven, and Montauk locations. Extra $25 landing fee required at Westchester location and $7 for East Hampton location. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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