The human obsession with flight stems from a refusal to accept limitations and an intense desire to find out which of your neighbors secretly have pools. Put your eyes in the skies with today’s Groupon to Charleston Flight Services, LLC, located at the Charleston Executive Airport on Johns Island. Choose between the following options:
- For $109, you get one hour of ground school and in-flight training toward private pilot certification for a student aged 12 or older (a $220 value).
- For $190, you get an aerial tour lasting up to an hour of Charleston for three passengers with a combined weight of less than 600 pounds (a $462 value).
Charleston Flight Services, LLC’s experienced instructors and pilots whisk students and sightseers into the wild blue yonder during flight lessons and aerial tours. During one-hour flying lessons, mentors first educate aspiring aviators about essential information in ground school, touching on such topics as aircraft inspection, instrumentation readings, and eruditely critiquing in-flight movies. Saddling up in one of Charleston Flight Service’s two- or four-seat Cessna sky steeds, students take wing on their first flight with instructors providing any necessary assistance or guidance. Alternatively, tours carry excursionists aloft to eyeball historic landmarks, including downtown Charleston, the USS Yorktown aircraft carrier, the Morris Island Lighthouse, Fort Sumter, and subaquatic geoglyphs making up the first draft of Poseidon’s memoir.