$189 for a Tail-Wheel Aircraft Ride-Along Flight from San Carlos Flight Center ($380 Value)

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Customer Reviews

125 Ratings

Had a great first experience. Even considering taking flying classes now that I have tried. Instructor was very competent and considerate. They even allowed a plane upgrade ( paying) to allow my son to ride in the back
Beatrice · July 6, 2013
Is great, I have a good time
Isai B. · October 22, 2015
Much better value than the tours coming out of the city.
Mike K. · October 7, 2015

What You'll Get


There are few things as liberating as being able to fly, which is why humans invented airplanes and why penguins constantly try to sabotage them by climbing into their jet engines. Feel the freedom of the skies with this Groupon.

$189 for a Tail-Wheel Aircraft Ride-Along Flight ($380 Value)

During this one-hour introductory flight, you and an FAA-certified pilot take to the skies in a single-engine, propeller-powered light aircraft. After the ascent, you’ll get a chance to fly the plane using its charmingly antiquated control stick, all while learning to climb, descend, and turn.

The Fine Print


Promotional value expires Oct 17, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per visit. Reservation required; subject to weather. 24hr cancellation notice required, or fee up to Groupon price may apply. Must sign waiver. Must be 14 or older. 250lbs weight max. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About San Carlos Flight Center


The team of FAA-certified pilots at San Carlos Flight Center opens up the world of aviation to aspiring pilots and sightseers. During comprehensive flight instruction, the team teaches pupils the skills needed to operate flight controls, land, take off, and keep seagulls from mistaking the plane as their king. To share bird's-eye vistas of the bay area, the crew also offers three different aerial tours. The Scenic San Francisco Tour flies near the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Angel Island, Downtown San Francisco, Golden Gate Park, Land’s End, and Fisherman’s Wharf. The Peninsula and Pacific Coast Tour flies along the Northern California coast, providing views of Half Moon Bay, Pacifica, Pescadero, and Año Nuevo State Natural Reserve. The Silicon Valley Tour takes sightseers over Apple’s new Infinite Loop, Stanford University, Levi’s Stadium, and Moffett Field.

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