There are few things as liberating as being able to fly, which is why humans invented airplanes and why penguins constantly try to sabotage them by climbing into their jet engines. Feel the freedom of the skies with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $119 for an Orientation to Flight lesson (a $240 value)
Participants (aged 10 and older) receive 75 minutes of ground instruction before boarding a Cessna 152 for a 45-minute discovery flight that comes with a first-flight logbook.
- $389 for a Fundamentals of Flying course (a $780 value)
This course consists of three two-hour lessons. During lessons, participants (aged 15 and older) undergo one hour of ground instruction and one hour of flight instruction in a Cessna 152. They also receive a flight-maneuvers handbook and a first-flight logbook.
Flight Academy of New Orleans
Certified under the Federal Aviation Administration, Flight Academy of New Orleans puts wind under student's wings with professional, structured flight-training programs. Their staff of licensed and FAA-certified aviators instructs small classes that allow one-on-one interaction between students and Certified Flight Instructors for more vigorous training and dance-off sessions. The team tutors neophyte flyers in a variety of lessons that range in length and topic. The aviators also offer aerial tours that soar over New Orleans' French Quarter, the Mississippi River, and the glistening bayous of South Louisiana.