Riverside Flight School

Riverside Airport

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In a Nutshell

Ultra-experienced instructor & session in flight simulator prep students to help pilot Cessna Skycatcher

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Promotional value expires Nov 15, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. Must be 15 or older. Weight max of 250lbs. Must sign waiver. Subject to weather and availability. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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$69 for a Discovery Flight Experience ($139 Value)

The aerial adventure begins with a 15-minute stint in the Redbird FMX flight simulator, which replicates a cockpit's controls, instruments, panoramic visuals, and motion feedback. Then, instructors lead students into the aircraft hangar for 10–15 minutes of ground training that introduces the aircraft’s parts and the basic tenets of flying. Upon takeoff, pilots fly south and enjoy views of Lake Mathews before heading east to fly over Lake Elsinore and Canyon Lake. During the 30-minute flight, student copilots are allowed to take the controls and practice steering and navigation before the instructor glides into a smooth landing back at Riverside Airport.

Riverside Flight Academy

Based at the Riverside Municipal Airport, the instructors at Riverside Flight Academy produce nearly every kind of civilian aviator. The academy is able to quickly determine whether recreational or commercial pilot hopefuls have what it takes to fly using simulators and training aircraft. Student aviators can start into one of several career programs for commercial and airline transport pilots.

Customer Reviews

Flight instructor was excellent and went above our expectations. I would recommend this to anyone who has ever thought of flying a plane
David S. · January 8, 2013
My husband had a great time
Kelly V. · December 5, 2012
Very professional instruction and a true willingness to give the student the complete experience
Ramon M. · December 3, 2012

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