Encore Flight


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In a Nutshell

Students gain experience with avionic instruments & scenarios in full-motion simulator with enclosed cockpit & 200-degree views

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Promotional value expires Nov 22, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Early man's attempts at flying included sewing feathers onto his arms or trying to harpoon a passing comet. Learn to fly the new-fashioned way with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $49 for a 60-minute flight-simulator session for one (a $155 value)
  • $70 for a 60-minute flight-simulator session for two (a $310 value)

Students strap into a full-motion Redbird FMX simulator for a realistic imitation of an actual flight while an FAA-certified instructor rides alongside and dishes out pointers. Flyers gain experience with a full complement of avionic instruments while navigating a variety of pre-loaded scenarios, missions, and the layout of every world airport. They also receive a complimentary logbook, where they can count their hour toward actual flight training.

Encore Flight

From their home base at Van Nuys Airport, the certified flight instructors at Encore Flight apply what they learned as students at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University to the training of new pilots-to-be through everything from discovery flights to full pilot's certification. The crew goes to work aboard an extensive fleet of Piper and Cessna light-sport aircraft, or doles out instruction while safely planted on the ground inside two FAA-approved flight simulators, one a stationary apparatus and the other a full-motion Redbird FMX. Fully enclosed in the Redbird's cockpit, students experience the motions of actual flight on all three axes and enjoy more than 200 degrees of wrap-around visuals, helping them spot hazards such as oncoming flocks of birds or commuting superheroes.

Customer Reviews

34 Ratings

This was a birthday present for my hubby - the best present thus far! Good price, excellent flight, and hubby got to fly (not land and take off). We timed it so we saw the city in daylight and finished in nightlight. Wonderful!
Judith N. · 7 days ago
My husband had a great time. Thanks.
Heather L. · August 5, 2013
So much fun
Victoria G. · July 27, 2013
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