$599 for Pilot Experience in a Historic WWII C-47 for One from Greatest Generation Aircraft ($1,500 Value)

American Aero

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In a Nutshell

Pilot Experience in a historic C-47 aircraft takes passengers above the DFW area. You actually fly a WWII Warbird! Includes logbook entry.

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 5 per person. May buy 3 additional as gifts. 400lb weight max. Must sign waiver. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. 24hr cancellation notice required or fee up to Groupon sell price may apply. Vouchers accepted Nov 29 to Dec 31 and March 31 to July 3, 2014. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

* $599 for Pilot Experience package including ground school, a historic WWII C47 plane tour, flight instruction, and 30 minutes of flying for one ($1,500 value) 


Highly-trained instructors take students into the air with a WWII C47 with a logbook endorsement. Purchasers will receive a pass for either A26 or C47 ground school. Pilot experiences are offered daily, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Nov. 29-Dec. 31. For those waiting for warmer temperatures, vouchers are also accepted March 31-July 3, 2014.

Greatest Generation Aircraft

Originally a TWA aircraft, the Southern Cross Douglas C-47 was adopted by the Army Air Corps to shuttle troops to the front. The twin-propeller plane survived World War II and in the ensuing years underwent a series of makeovers. Its career includes years spent as a reliable set of wings for Delta Air Lines, a troupe of skydiving enthusiasts, and at least one head of state. The C-47 is now meticulously restored to its original WWII-era condition and in the dutiful care of Greatest Generation Aircraft, a nonprofit organization that introduces 21st-century crowds to the C-47 during rides and aerial shows.

Customer Reviews

It was wonderful. My husband thoroughly enjoyed it. The crew was awesome. And very helpful. He said it was an experience he will never forget!
Joanna A. · March 30, 2017
Amazing flight in a piece of history.
Ron T. · March 21, 2017
Bought this for my boyfriend for Valentine's Day and we both had a blast. Great view and the people who work with you are amazing and sweet. I definitely recommend it.
Amber W. · March 19, 2017
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    American Aero

    505 Northwest 38th Street

    Hangar 33 S

    Fort Worth, TX 76106


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