$120 for an Introductory Flight Lesson ($275 Value)
A certified flight instructor leads the 75-minute lesson, which includes 30 minutes of ground training, 15 minutes of practice in an FAA-approved flight simulator, and 30 minutes of in-air flight time. Each session includes a logbook and can accommodate either recreational flight enthusiasts or aspiring pilots.
Connecticut Flight Academy
Connecticut Flight Academy’s fleet includes a quartet of Piper aircraft, in addition to an FAA-approved flight simulator. The school's air and ground flight training equipment allows certified instructors to help students of all skill levels accomplish their aviation goals, whether they want to earn a pilot's license or figure out which aeronautical terminology to use when talking to pigeons. Furthermore, the school's location at Hartford-Brainard Airport gives students proximity to Boston and New York airspace, making for good practice with high-traffic areas and New England’s swift weather changes.