- $65 for a 15-minute introductory powered-parachute flight ($130 value)
Before boarding, passengers learn the basics of flight and get acquainted with the aircraft. Then, from the safety of the back seat, they soar along behind an experienced pilot for 15 minutes. Throughout the entire introductory flight, instructors stay connected to patrons via headphones, explaining maneuvers as they occur. This Groupon is valid for any day with flights that depart from the Thomasville Municipal Airport.
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Peach State Powered Parachutes
As a skydiving instructor with more than 20 years' experience, Jim Dees has racked up a whopping 4,000-plus free falls. So he’s no stranger to the rush of adrenaline that seizes someone in flight. To share this thrill with others, he established Peach State Powered Parachutes, where he introduces students to the safe, easy rush implicit in power parachuting. Jim mans the controls for introductory flights, explaining aircraft specifics to students in the back seat as they fly. He also leads lessons designed to turn pupils into pilots.