Choose Between Two Options
- $65 for a discovery flight for two (up to $130 value)
- $115 for an introductory flight lesson for one (up to $239.20 value)
After 30 minutes of ground instruction from an expert pilot, hands-on discovery flights buzz around Austin for 30 minutes. The 2.5-hour introductory flight lesson includes about 60 minutes in the air after about 90 minutes of ground training, which covers fundamental aerodynamics and basic techniques of flight. Flights take place in a Cessna 172. One person can ride in the back seat; age limit of at least 10 years old.
Above & Beyond Aviation
Though he couldn’t afford to get his pilot’s license after his first flight in 1967, Above & Beyond Aviation founder George Farris was hooked. He continued to pursue his dream of flying, eventually taking private pilot classes at the University of Texas. Now the expert who teaches the courses, Farris believes in making the rewarding and exciting experience of flight accessible to everyone. At Above & Beyond Aviation, he introduces students to flying and helps them work toward their own certifications. In addition to introductory flights and advanced training programs, Above & Beyond Aviation also offers aircraft rental for certified pilots who are tired of trying to flag down sky taxis.