With federally licensed flight instructors, quality ground facilities, and well-maintained aircraft, Tri-State's flight school provides a stable base for serious students or an enabling experience for those simply following mankind's innate urge to fly. Amateur aviators spend the first half of the lesson on the ground learning the principles of flight, including basic aerodynamics and how the craft works. Before takeoff students assist in the preflight inspection, then help check the weight and balance to ensure the plane is in shape to fly and has finished its vegetables. During flight, students will be allowed to briefly take the controls and pilot the plane, and then review their voyage in a postflight debrief.
Don Davis Aviation provides tours and flight training to budding barnstormers. During the one-hour tour, an experienced pilot will take an airborne apprentice and two friends on a tour in a Diamond DA40 plane over the woods, lakes, and rivers of southern Indiana and northern Kentucky.
The prompt and courteous chauffeurs from VIP Limousine helm a shining fleet of luxury vehicles to whisk passengers about town in style. Available rides include Lincoln Town Cars and Cadillac SUVs?each of which seat four passengers?as well as 15-passenger vans and stretch limos that can hold as many as 10. Commuters simply sit back and watch the world zip by en route to destinations as varied as weddings, birthday parties, or the airport, while the friendly driver handles the rest, navigating the roads and fielding fancy mustard requests from other limos.
Indianapolis Sports Car Rental sweetens the thrill of driving a sports car by eliminating the commitment involved with buying one. The company puts drivers temporarily behind the wheel of automobiles such as the Chevrolet Camaro SS, a 400-horsepower beauty that accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in just 4.7 seconds. The company's 24-hour rentals provide transportation for weddings or special events, and longer rentals facilitate weekend trips or journeys across the state.
Park Ride & Fly USA's car caretakers protect vacationing cars within 24-hour, well-lit parking lots near airports in more than 30 states. After dropping off their automobiles, customers can transport themselves and their luggage to the airport aboard one of the company’s complimentary shuttles or human-size hamster balls. While away, patrons rest easy knowing that their steel steeds are safe within fenced lots that are monitored by 24-hour surveillance. At many locations, shuttles also swing by the terminal to pick up returning travelers and reunite them with their respective vehicles, which are first freed of cloud-based artillery, including snow or recently rained molasses.
Eagle Creek Outfitters doles our an array of watercraft such as sailboats, kayaks, and canoes, all of which can be used to explore a 1,400-acre lake. Paddle programs, from either kayaks or canoes, are held weekly on Wednesdays at night. During these programs, an experienced guide leads guests around the reservoir, divulging its stories and history while paddlers enjoy the sites and sounds of the area. All gear and instruction is provided.