$125 for Three-Hour Ground School and a 30-Minute Discovery Flight from Cardinal Wings Aviation ($249.99 Value)


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Seasoned instructors impart aeronautical knowledge in three-hour mini ground school, then lead students into sky in modern Cessna.

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Promotional value expires Oct 3, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Must be 15 or older. New clients only. Subject to weather. Must reserve class within 1 month of purchase. Classes must be taken by the same person. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Pilots are the cowboys of the air, roaming the wide-open skies and herding children's runaway balloons. Giddy up, up, and away with this Groupon: for $125, you get a flight-training experience at Cardinal Wings Aviation (a $249.99 total value). The training session includes:

  • Three hours of ground school (a $135 value)
  • 30-minute Discovery Training flight (an $87 value)
  • Logbook (a $19.99 value)
  • Learning materials (an $8 value)

This deal does include the price of sales or airport taxes, and customers need to set up a class appointment within one month of purchasing.

The seasoned sky jockeys at Cardinal Wings Aviation arm students with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate the wild blue yonder. Mini ground school introduces a deluge of aeronautic information into a three-hour training session, imparting basic aerodynamics, introductory flight info, and a tour of the Cessna 172M and the helium-filled water wings that keep it afloat. Side-by-side with one of the aviation school's instructors, students take to the skies for 30 minutes of guided flight and can bring along a guest passenger for an additional $30. Planes surf through the troposphere as students get to try their hands at controlling the aircraft while gleaning hours for their logbooks and autographs of famous clouds in the margins of their learning materials. Mini ground school is held on the first Saturday of each month and must be attended before embarking on the Discovery Training flight.

Cardinal Wings Aviation

The seasoned sky jockeys at Cardinal Wings Aviation arm students with the knowledge and skills they need to navigate the wild blue yonder. Calling upon thousands of professional hours and experience flying in all weather situations, these instructors command a fleet of metal birds that includes a single-engine Cessna and a Cirrus aircraft with a glass cockpit. Flights take off from Bowman Field and once in the air, students can work toward their pilot certification, gleaning hours for their logbooks as well as autographs of famous clouds.

Customer Reviews

My son had a great experience! He is even thinking about getting his Private License. They provided everything they said they would - thanks!
Rhonda P. · August 7, 2012
Great groupon!
Daniel B. · August 7, 2012
I have this as a gift to my son-in-law. He loved it!
Elizabeth B. · November 23, 2016
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