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.
Choose Between Two Options
- $175 for a two-hour introductory helicopter-flight lesson with 30 minutes of flight time (a $425 value)
- $89 for a one-hour introductory airplane-flight lesson with 30 minutes of flight time (a $235 value)
Certified instructors begin with ground lessons, teaching students the basics behind various flight controls and instrumentation while highlighting the importance of flight safety with videos. Then pilots accompany pupils during 30-minute flights, providing in-flight instruction as students perform introductory training maneuvers and slalom among the clouds over the Salt River. Helicopter lessons take place in a in a Robinson R22 helicopter while airplane sessions are held in a Piper Cherokee 140 or a Cessna 150. After notching their belts with the hours they traveled, students will be ready to continue on with their flight training and to taunt earthbound ostriches.
Flying High LLC
Flying High LLC's impassioned, certified flight instructors instill the airborne arts in students by taking them to the skies in a fleet of Piper fixed-wing planes. Flight lessons, discovery flights, and scenic photo excursions explore The Valley of the Sun's topography while pupils stretch their wings or sit back and relax. The team's academic services impart the skills necessary for private-pilot and multiengine certifications or train fledgling aviators in the operation of a helicopter or commercial aircraft. The instructors have memorized the ins and outs of their planes, having raised each since birth, so students can master the fundamentals safely.