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$149 for a Two-Hour Intro Flight Lesson at California Airways ($298 Value)


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In a Nutshell

Flight instructors offer 30 minutes of ground lessons, 30 minutes in the simulator, and nearly 40 minutes actually piloting a plane

The Fine Print

Expires 180 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Reservation required. 48hr cancellation notice required or fee up to Groupon price may apply. 250lb individual weight max, 600lb group weight max. Must be 12 or older or accompanied by an adult. Must sign waiver. Subject to weather. Extra $50 fee for each additional passenger. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Early man's attempts at flying included sewing feathers onto his arms or trying to harpoon a passing comet. Learn to fly the new-fashioned way with this Groupon.

$149 for a Two-Hour Flight Lesson ($298 Value)

Lasting approximately two hours, this introductory package includes a 30-minute ground lesson, a 30-minute simulator session, and 40 minutes in flight at the tiller of a Cessna aircraft. Students can choose between a day- or night-time flight and will take home a logbook and a certificate of achievement. They can also chronicle their experience by bringing a camera and snapping photos as they soar across the sky.

California Airways

The FAA-certified flight instructors at California Airways offer something for aspiring fliers of all ages with pilot certification programs, high-school summer camps, and birthday parties for smaller children. No matter what their experience level is, guests of legal age can handle the rudders of not only the business’s simulators but also its Cessna airplanes. Joining the California Airways club allows license-carrying pilots to rent these aircraft, provided they know the proper levitation incantations.


Feeling the plane in my hands and feet and experiencing the freedom of the sky is something I'll never forget.

Peter L., Yelp, 2/18/12

An exhilarating experience....there is NO better view of the bay than flying over it. Period.

Alicia P., Yelp, 9/27/12


  • “It was just great. Wish to fly faster. :-) ”

  • “Great instructor, great tour of San Francisco, well worth it”

  • “Awesome people that are very informative, nice, and flexible. Great experience! ”

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    22693 Hesperian Blvd.

    Suite 220

    Hayward, California 94541

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