What You'll Get
From catapulting flaming soldiers over castle walls to sitting on active geysers, humans have long been fixated on flying through the air. Absorb the wonderment of flight with today’s Groupon to Elite Aviation in North Las Vegas. Equipped with a flexible flying schedule, friendly certified trainers, and shiny, safe flying machines, Elite Aviation delivers the joy and skill of airborne travel to gravity-bound humans. A professional instructor will join you in a Cirrus SR22 GTS in the hands-on basic course, which covers the fundamentals of captaining the iron bird; the lesson includes ground briefing, safety procedures, the flight portion of the lesson, and an on-ground debriefing. Each plane is inspected twice as often as is federally required by state law, and the price includes all costs for airport usage fees, fuel surcharges, flight time, and the cost of instructor. Lessons are run from sunrise to sunset on flyable days.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires May 2, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy up to 3 additional as gifts. Reservation required. Must be 16 or older. Must present a valid government ID. No cash back. Not valid with other offers. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
Elite’s current fleet of advanced aircraft is used for tours, rental, and training flights, with classes available for both airplanes and helicopters. iflyElite.com and its pilots also boast the stamp of FAA approval for tour operations, guiding groups of up to six over the Las Vegas Strip, where passengers can take in aerial views of the Bellagio fountains and the crowning beret of Paris’s Eiffel Tower.