$74 for a 60-Minute Discovery Flying Lesson at Mint Air (Up to $150 Value)

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In a Nutshell

After 30 minutes of ground training, you'll take off, practice in-flight maneuvers & land under supervision of certified instructor

The Fine Print

Expires 180 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Reservation required; subject to availability. Subject to weather. 24hr cancellation notice or fee up to Groupon price may apply. 260lb weight max. Must sign waiver. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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.

$74 for 60-Minute Discovery Flight (Up to $150 Value)

After 30 minutes of ground training, certified instructors welcome pupils into a Flight Design training aircraft for 30 minutes of in-flight instruction. The propeller starts up as students take the controls and guide planes through takeoff. Once in the air, instructors teach flight maneuvers, how to understand a bird's turn signals, and the procedures for landing the plane.

Mint Air

A former United States Navy fighter pilot with more than 30 years experience, chief flight instructor Cecil Tune personally selects each new member of Mint Air's staff. These handpicked educators parachute out of their offices and welcome pupils aboard a Flight Design CTLS, the company's primary training aircraft. The German-manufactured planes enclose pilots in a full-glass cockpit, allowing for unencumbered views while soaring above rolling foothills on discovery flights or certification programs. Combined with the school's ground instruction, the flight training can secure the sport, private, or commercial licenses required to finally patronize the world's floating drive-thrus. Mint Air's crew also manages and sells planes.


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99% of 104 customers

  • “I had a great time during our brief intro flight, and I enjoyed discussing some basic light sport aviation topics with my instructor, Kevin Horst. I'd love to learn...”

    “I had a great time during our brief intro flight, and I enjoyed discussing some basic light sport aviation topics with my instructor, Kevin Horst. I'd love to learn to fly one day; these Discovery Flights are terrific exposure, and I recommend them to anyone interested in learning more about earning a private pilot's certificate. Kevin did a great job explaining the aircraft (a Flight Design CTLS), showing me around during the ground inspection and allowing me to assist him with the pre-flight checklist. He's a good teacher, and I look forward to working with him one day in learning to fly.”

  • “Great experience!”

  • “It was an awesome experience. The staff was kind and patient. ”

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    Greenville, South Carolina 29607

    864-631-1626

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