Early man’s attempts at flying included sewing feathers onto his arms or trying to harpoon a passing comet. Learn to fly the new-fashioned way with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $99 for a Learn to Fly experience ($205 value)
- $109 for a Learn to Fly experience with a passenger ($225 value)<p>
The two-hour experience begins with an informational session that outlines how to get a pilot’s license and how instruction will be given upon getting into the training-style plane. Students spend 30 minutes in the air, during which the he or she will have a chance to fly the plane. For the second option, students can take one passenger up in the plane with them. The package also includes a kit with information about obtaining a license, a six-month subscription to Flight Training magazine, a logbook endorsed by the instructor, and a framed photo of the student taken in front of the airplane.
Adam Towne Aviation
Adam Towne, a Pan Am-trained pilot and full-time flight instructor since 2006, subscribes to the ideology of Wilbur Wright: "It is possible to fly without motors but not without knowledge and skill.” In this spirit, he leads custom instruction for students of all experience levels, from first-time flyers to out-of-practice pilots looking to refresh their skills. From his four-seat, 160 horsepower Piper Cherokee PA28-140 (which is also available for rental), Adam can take photographers skyward to capture landscapes, construction projects, or proof that birds run on tiny, feather-covered engines.