$139 for an Introductory Flight Lesson at Wings Aloft ($252 Value)

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Customer Reviews

316 Ratings

its fun to fly.
Frank C. · June 19, 2012
A very relaxed friendly place. Also, Frank the pilot was great!
Marco O. · March 30, 2012
My flight instructor, "Bubba," was amazing. He obviously had a passion for flying and teaching, which was great as I was eager to learn as much as possible. Bubba also knew the area very well and was able to point out interesting things along the way. Great experience overall. I would recommend it to anyone looking for something interesting to do, wanting to learn more about flight, or get a unique perspective of the area.
Steven F. · March 29, 2012

What You'll Get

From catapulting flaming soldiers over castle walls to sitting on active geysers, humans have long been fixated on flying through the air. Absorb the wonderment of flight with today’s Groupon: for $139, you get an introductory flight lesson (a $252 value) at Wings Aloft, located on Perimeter Road South at King County International Airport's Boeing Field.

In business since 1977, Wings Aloft harbors a squad of friendly, experienced instructors that hold years of aeronautic experience and are fully equipped to pass on their stratospheric savvy to aspirant aviators in the introductory flight lesson. After a pre-flight briefing, you and a professional teacher will take to the skies for a series of flight techniques, including take-off, in-flight maneuvers, radio communications, microwaving at high altitudes, and landing, as well as proper runway, taxi, and post-flight procedures. After your jaunt, you’ll officially record your first pilot hours in a logbook, cementing your place in the sky kingdom and your pledge to keep the pilots’ secret, firm handshake under wraps.

Participants must be at least 14 years old. Flights have a 395 lb. weight limit.


Judy's Book reviewers give Wings Aloft an average of 3.3 stars, while four Yelpers give the flight school a 4.5-star rating.

  • Wings Aloft is a good place to learn, and rent whether you are flying as a hobby or for your job. – Aaron B., Judy's Book
  • The entire organization is friendly, welcoming, professional, and extremely willing to share their knowledge and love of aviation. – Jim P., Yelp

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Feb 8, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1/person. By appt. only; subject to availability. Cancel. policy applies. Must be 14 or older. May have up to an add'l 10% fuel surcharge. 395lb weight limit.. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Wings Flying Club

Wings Flying Club's experienced flight instructors share their love of cloud wrangling during hands-on lessons that help pupils log hours of in-flight and ground instruction. The instructors are matched with students based on personality fits, and their instructional flight programs mix and match ground and in-flight lessons to teach students that staying airborne requires more than a pair of pigeon wings. The membership program also grants access to Wings Flying Club's Cessnas, and rental of their planes allows pilots to fly from city to city with proper clearance and large jet-stream hearts.

By purchasing this deal you'll unlock points which can be spent on discounts and rewards. Every 5,000 points can be redeemed for $5 Off your next purchase.