Eagle Aircraft

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In a Nutshell

  • 15–20 minutes piloting in the air
  • Logable flight experience
  • Expert instruction

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Jun 22, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. By appointment only. Must be 10 or older or be accompanied by guardian. No cash value. Not valid with other offers. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Every time a bell rings, an airplane pilot laughs at the implausibility of the television show Wings. Experience the friendly skies from the air instead of your TV set with today's Groupon: for $50, you get a discovery flight experience from Eagle Aircraft ($99 value) in Valparaiso, Indiana.

The discovery flight experience puts an air enthusiast in the boots of a real pilot, going step-by-step through the process of sock choice, foot insertion, boot lacing, and flying a plane. The lesson starts with instruction on the basics of plane operation—controls, the physics of flight, climbing, descending, takeoff, letdown, communication with clouds—before students do a preflight inspection of a Cessna 172 Skyhawk SP and soar into the air to take the controls for 15–20 minutes of logable flight time. Eagle Aircraft's instructors specialize in professional flight training, so this experience qualifies as a beginner's flight lesson.

Eagle Aircraft

Eagle Aircraft's fleet includes planes such as the Cessna 162 Skycatcher and the Piper Arrow. Aboard these planes, pilots take passengers on scenic tours and train new aeronauts for private licenses, instrument ratings, and commercial flight. The company has been helping pilots earn their wings for more than 25 years.

Customer Reviews

Great experience! The pilot, owner, and staff were very accommodating.
Terry G. · October 3, 2013
great experience!
Bettina S. · August 14, 2013
Great experience! Was very fun and Amanda our pilot was great! Id love to do it again!
Mayra R. · August 5, 2013
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    4001 Murvihill Rd.

    Valparaiso, Indiana 46383

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