Flying is the only way to get close enough to a cloud to milk it or to visit your secret sky family. Bolster the bond earthly loved ones just don't understand with today's Groupon to Solverson Aviation, located in Reedsburg. Choose between the following options:
- For $100, you get a one-hour scenic flight (a $200 value).
- For $100, you get a one-hour intro flight instruction ($150 value).
Founded and run by two passionate pilot brothers, Solverson Aviation instructs potential pilots in the basics of aviation. In the scenic-flight option, one of the Solverson pilots flies you up for a one-hour tour of the area within a 30-mile radius of the Reedsburg Municipal Airport. While flying lower than a commercial jet, espy the beautiful blankets of fields and lush forests with clouds hanging just above your head. Choose to sit in either the backseat or the cockpit, and get the chance to explore a panoramic view of the area without fretting over altimeters or mischievous aerial ballet troupes.
If the prospect of a scenic flight only leaves you power-hungry and anxious to chart the itinerary of your own scenic adventure, briefly seize control of a Cessna 172. After a half-hour of ground instruction, a pilot accompanies you for another half-hour in the air. Grab the controls, split your vision between the control panel and the dropping ground, and feel the thrill of propelling miraculous tubes of metal through the troposphere. For those already working on a pilot's license (or those who want to start), this option allows you to accrue valuable flight time.