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Wings Aloft BFI - Georgetown

Introductory Flight Lessons from Wings Aloft BFI (Half Off). Three Options Available.

The Fine Print

  • Expires Nov 30th, 2012.
  • Limit 1 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. 48hr cancellation notice or fee up to Groupon price may apply. Must be 16 or older. 395lb weight max. Up to 10% fuel surcharge may apply.
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Questions and Answers 5 questions

Q:

Are there ongoing monthly fees associated with the membership? Does the membership become active immediately or after the first lesson is scheduled? What is the breakdown of cost/hr with instructor for ongoing lessons?

Brian  asked on  Apr 30, 2012

A:

Hi Brian, Your membership will be activated at the time you enroll for Ground School or take your first flight. Many people know that they want obtain their pilot’s license after their very first flight. Others want to ‘try it out” to make sure that flying is something that they really want to continue with. The Package gives you the opportunity to do this with some great financial savings. Monthly dues will begin after you complete your 4th flight and tell us that you would like to continue training. The normal instructor rate is $72/hr. The amount of flight time (and total cost) required to obtain a pilots license is ultimately determined by your flying skill - not just the simple fulfillment of FAA minimum hourly requirements. The expectation and requirement is that you be a competent and safe pilot when you obtain your Private Pilot license. We recommend that you budget between $10-15,000 for all of your training costs, including aircraft rental.

Steve S.  from  Merchant  replied on  Apr 30, 2012

Q:

What is the age minimum?

Desiree J.  asked on  Apr 29, 2012

A:

Hi Desiree, The minimum age is 16. FAA regulations require that you be 16 to "solo" and 17 to obtain your Private Pilot License. You must be 18 years of age to obtain your FAA Commerical Pilot Certifiate.

Steve S.  from  Merchant  replied on  Apr 30, 2012

Q:

I'm interested in the Introduction to Flying Package, but my work hours vary from week to week. Is it possible to take the course, and tailor the instructional hours over a longer period of time? Possibly upwards of a year? Because I'm dispatched weekly, I'm never given more than five days notice on what jobs and hours I will be working in the respective week to follow, and must be available mornings, afternoons, and evenings. Thank you.

Roy N.  asked on  Apr 29, 2012

A:

Hi Roy, Your in-flight lessons can be scheduled at any time that works with your personal schedule. Lessons are conducted 7 days a week. The majority of your lessons will be during daylight hours. It’s rare for a student to have perfect attendance for the Ground School course, because just about everyone will have some work and personal time conflicts. You may attend future course sessions to make-up for missed classes or as a refresher review on specific subjects. There is no additional charge to do this. We can also schedule private ground training sessions if you wish. Private Sessions are a very efficient way to stay on top of the ground training requirements if your schedule is really chaotic. Hourly instruction rates would apply for private ground training sessions.

Steve S.  from  Merchant  replied on  Apr 29, 2012

Q:

What is the max age?

Roberft G.  asked on  Apr 29, 2012

A:

Hi Robert, There is no maximum age limitation.

Steve S.  from  Merchant  replied on  Apr 29, 2012

Q:

Is there an age limitation? I am 72, 215 lbs but in excellent health for my age.

Yash P.  asked on  Apr 29, 2012

A:

Hello Yash, There is no age limitation to take an Introductory Flight Lesson or be a licensed pilot. Licensed private pilots are required complete a basic physical exam every 2 or 3 years with an FAA approved physician. You will easily pass the physcial exam if you consider yourself to be in good or excellent health and have no major medical issues.

Steve S.  from  Merchant  replied on  Apr 29, 2012

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