$65 for a 30-Minute Airplane Discovery Flight from WNC Aviation in Fletcher ($129 Value)

Asheville

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The human obsession with flight stems from a refusal to accept limitations and an intense desire to find out which of your neighbors secretly have pools. Put your eyes in the digital skies with this Groupon.

$65 to Fly an Airplane During a 30-Minute Discovery Flight ($129 Value)

Upon arriving at WNC Aviation’s office in the Lacey Griffin Aviation Center at the Asheville Regional Airport for a discovery flight, students receive training materials and a briefing from the flight instructor. Next, the instructor leads a preflight inspection on a Cessna 172. Students then perform the takeoff themselves, before executing gentle turns and maneuvers.

WNC Aviation

The full-time professional flight instructors of WNC Aviation help aspiring aeronauts unfurl their wings and also refresh professional pilots on essential flying skills with a personal and career-training curriculum. Crews let experienced aviators take to the skies in an aircraft from the fully insured fleet, or teach beginners flight basics within a private or small-group setting. A full-motion simulator allows captains to perfect their “fasten your seatbelt” speeches, and an FAA-certified training program runs through the entire certification process under real-world conditions at the school’s controlled, uncongested airport.


Tips from Groupon Customers

  • “great pilots, very kind and courteous and professional would definitely recommend.”

  • “Go with an open mind and ready to have fun. Had a great time as well as a great instructor.”

  • “It was a great experience and I wish I could afford flight lessons! Rachel was very patient and a very good instructor.”


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    Asheville

    New Airport Rd

    Fletcher, North Carolina 28732

    828-650-6540

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In a Nutshell

Guided by experienced instructors, students perform a takeoff and do most of the flying in a Cessna 172

The Fine Print

Expires 120 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy multiple additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Reservation required, subject to availability. Must sign waiver. Must be 18 or older or have parental permission. Must be 14 or older for discovery flight. Valid only for 1 passenger. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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