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Introductory or Sunset Flight from Positive Rate Gear Up in Farmingdale (Up to 71% Off). Four Options Available.

East Farmingdale

90% of 63 customers recommend

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$275 60% $166
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Flight experiences over Long Island aboard Piper aircraft helmed by certified instructors

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires 180 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required, recommended 1 week in advance for weekday trips; 2 weeks in advance for weekend trips. 48-hr cancellation notice required. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose from Four Options

  • $109 for a 60-minute private flight experience for one (a $275 value)

Private flight experience includes headset rental, logbook, credit toward an FAA license, 30 minutes of ground instruction from a certified teacher, and a 60-minute instructional flight aboard an IFR-certified aircraft. While airborne, the instructor will hand over controls to the student for a few basic maneuvers.

  • $149 for a 60-minute sunset flight for two with chocolate-covered strawberries (a $375 value)

After 30 minutes of ground instruction on aircraft dynamics and cockpit instruments, pairs load up into the IFR-certified aircraft alongside their instructor for up to 60 minutes of soaring above Long Island—all while devouring chocolate-covered strawberries.

  • $249 for a three-hour sunset flight for two chocolate-covered strawberries (a $695 value)
  • $399 for a three-hour sunset flight for four–six with chocolate-covered strawberries (a $1,390 value)

Positive Rate Gear Up

The licensed aviators at Positive Rate Gear Up command a trio of Piper aircraft, which they use during flying lessons and their own aerial jaunts. The squad includes seasoned veterans ranging from commercial airline pilots to recreational fliers, and takes on students who are working toward wings of their own. The club's nest at Republic Airport exposes trainees to a busy Class D airspace, allowing them to become accustomed to sharing the air and negotiating heavy traffic caused by 10-cloud pileups. The team also teaches discovery flights aimed at beginners that help them understand cockpit instrumentation and controls as they try their hand at a few aerial maneuvers.


90% of 63 customers recommend

  • “The pilot Marcus, was a real gentlemen. I would recommend him for others. Made you feel very comfortable.”

  • “Great experience, the instructor was very informative and pleasant Overall great place to go”

  • “I recommend making your reservation WELL in advance because they do get booked for weekends really fast It was hard to get a hold of them, but once I got there my...”

    “I recommend making your reservation WELL in advance because they do get booked for weekends really fast It was hard to get a hold of them, but once I got there my experience was incredible They have great customer service, I just wish they were easier to reach and get in contact with initially Overall great experience”

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    East Farmingdale

    1100 New Highway

    Farmingdale, NY 11735


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