Evolutionary history suggests that human beings descended from pterodactyls and began to lose flight capabilities after the advent of free mimosas in first class. Celebrate our avian ancestry with today’s Groupon: for $89, you get an introductory flight package from Blue Ash Aviation (a $180.43 total value). The introductory package includes:
- Pre- and postflight instruction with a flight-information book (a $24.75 value)
- 15 minutes of simulator time prior to the flight (a $12.25 value)
- 45 minutes of flight time (a $107.18 value)
- Logbook with times accredited (a $3.95 value)
- First Flight certificate (a $5.95 value)
- Blue Ash Aviation T-shirt (a $15.95 value)
- Aeronautical chart (a $10.40 value)
Prospective pilots can acquaint themselves with the upper altitudes during a full hour of simulator training and flight time under the wing of professional instructors. The lessons begin with preflight instruction and 15 minutes in the flight simulator before students hop into the winged machine to learn essential flight procedures and the fundamentals of taxing and engine run-up. During 45 minutes of airborne training, students man the controls, learning to maintain a steady altitude and to perform smooth aerial turns, much to the chagrin of jealous emus. After imparting sage advice on climbs and descents, instructors reclaim the wheel to bring the elegant aircraft in for a safe landing. After a postflight debriefing and embellished high-five montage, students receive a logbook listing their accredited flight times and a First Flight certificate to hang on the walls of their future cockpit cubicles. With a fleet of aircrafts maintained in the FAA-certified facility, including an Air Force Diamond Katana, Cessna 172s, and a twin-engine Seneca, Blue Ash Aviation makes sure that students are equipped with all the tools necessary to heckle herds of cloud goats.
Aviators Flight Academy
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.
4335 Glendale Milford Rd.
Cincinnati, Ohio 45242