What You'll Get
In olden times, climbing into the sky was only attainable by finding magic beans and then selling them to buy a blimp. Fly retro-style with this Groupon.
$59 for a Lieutenant-Level Membership ($120 Value)
- One 30-minute flight experience in a C-47 departing from Meacham Airport
- Aircraft tour
- T-shirt and commemorative patch
- Offers to fly on members’-only trips
- Periodical free trips to airshows
- Quarterly parties for families
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Oct 31, 2012. Amount paid never expires. May purchase multiple. Membership registration must occur by Oct. 31, membership expires and flight must be taken within 1 year of activation date. Must sign waiver. Subject to weather. Not valid for holiday flights. Children older than 2 require their own membership. 400lb weight max. 24hr cancellation notice required or fee up to Groupon price may apply. $25 rescheduling fee for changing initial booking date. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
About Greatest Generation Aircraft
Originally a TWA aircraft, the Southern Cross Douglas C-47 was adopted by the Army Air Corps to shuttle troops to the front. The twin-propeller plane survived World War II and in the ensuing years underwent a series of makeovers. Its career includes years spent as a reliable set of wings for Delta Air Lines, a troupe of skydiving enthusiasts, and at least one head of state. The C-47 is now meticulously restored to its original WWII-era condition and in the dutiful care of Greatest Generation Aircraft, a nonprofit organization that introduces 21st-century crowds to the C-47 during rides and aerial shows.