Airplanes revolutionized modern travel and the means by which to deliver food to fussy babies' mouths. Soar through the clouds with or without a payload of pureed pumpkin with today's Groupon: for $50, you get a 30-minute introductory flight lesson at Image Aviation Services in Oxford (a $90 value).
The certified flight instructors at Image Aviation Services whet aspiring pilots' appetites for airborne ambling with a half-hour sample flight. Students spend 30 minutes in the cockpit of a small plane, impersonating Amelia Earhart or Rocket J. Squirrel high above the airport and gaining hands-on aeronautic experience. Each aircraft in the fleet is maintained by a certified aviation mechanic, ensuring safety with every take off, landing, and detour to skywrite a grocery list.
Image Aviation Services
In their dedication to educating the pilots of tomorrow, Image Aviation Services only employs flight instructors who have graduated from top-level aviation institutions. Those instructors pass on their winged wisdom on in numerous training packages, including certification programs for aspiring sport and private pilots. Meanwhile, each of the aircraft in Image Aviation's fleet features the industry's latest avionics. The company ensures the utmost safety in its planes, too—they hire only certified mechanics for maintenance and require leashes on all pet rocks making the flight.