The certified flight instructors at Aviators Flight Academy have been helping fledgling pilots earn their wings for more than three decades. Students take off from Dayton-Wright Brothers Airport toward the earth’s giant blue tarp using the academy’s fleet of Cessna and Piper fixed-wing aircraft, performing basic maneuvers under a teacher’s expert supervision. Beyond introductory lessons, students can also enroll in the flight-training school to earn their license and finally be able to impersonate pilots at airport bars.
Despite the shop’s short menu–just frozen yogurt and yogurt-based treats–no two trips to Yagööt are alike. Every few months, the shop shakes up its frozen-yogurt lineup, swapping in two new seasonal flavors to complement the Original and Strawberry yogurts available year-round. So, while one visit may have yielded a sweet cup of fresh raspberries and Strawberry fro-yo, the next could treat taste buds to an entirely different experience, perhaps caramel-drizzled Italian Cocoa or Oreos crumbled over Pomegranate yogurt.
Sporty's Academy equips fledgling aviators with the knowledge and skills necessary for exploring the wild blue yonder through FAA-approved Part 141 flight-instruction courses. The flight-experience package gifts students with an introduction to personal aviation, a preface to aircraft and piloting opportunities, as well as an introduction to the general aviation community and the ghosts of the Wright brothers.
After purchasing their first limo—a 1965 Cadillac Factory Formal—in 1978, the dedicated valets, chauffeurs, and technicians at Westwind began to build a fleet of stretch Jeeps, shuttles, and buses. Today, their shiny stretch vehicles tote passengers to and from the airport while customers’ cars rest safely in the comfort of a garage that’s heated to reduce potential cold-weather car troubles or strange sniffling noises from the engine. While lodging at Westwind, vehicles may be treated to life-extending maintenance or beautifying detail treatments as skilled technicians switch out old motor oil or buff and polish paint jobs. The garage’s luxurious lineup of shuttles, vans, and limos transports guests in style, whether carrying commuters to the airport in a limo or celebrating a wedding with a 14-passenger stretch SUV.
A. Limousine Associates' fleet of more than 40 four-wheelers offers the luxury of ancient Roman sedan chairs at the speed of contemporary traffic. A stylish stable of vehicles affords voyagers the opportunity to take a three-hour jaunt in a 10-passenger stretch limousine (from $230), a six-hour cruise in a limousine bus (from $550), or an eternity with the one you love (wedding packages are also available). A. Limousine escorts aerial adventurers to the Greater Cincinnati Airport ($48 and up), as well as other nearby flight fields including those in Columbus, Indianapolis, Dayton, Lexington, and Louisville. Daytrippers may languidly lounge upon plush leather seats while traveling to Churchill Downs or relax en route to boisterous bachelor or bachelorette bonanzas.