Fly a Plane in New Orleans: No Experience or License Required

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Learn how to fly a plane in New Orleans on an exhilarating 50-minute flying lesson that includes sights of the mighty Mississippi River, the historical French Quarter and Mercedes-Benz Superdome! The must-do experience includes 20 minutes of pre-flight ground instruction, followed by 30 minutes in the air under the watchful eye of the pilot — an instructor certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Help control the plane during takeoff and landing, and enjoy your airborne time to take control and maneuver the plane through the skies! No license or prior experience is necessary.

What's Included
  1. Live commentary
  2. Professional commercial pilot certified by the FAA with 20,000 hours of combined experience
  3. You must call supplier 12 hrs in advance to confirm time & observer (add'l fee req., max. 2 allowed)
  4. 20 minutes of ground instruction
  5. 30 minutes of dual flight time
  6. First Flight Certificate
  1. Instructor Gratuity
  2. Hotel pickup and drop-off
  3. Observer
Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

We are in the back of Moffett Hangar, the building immediately to the left of the main terminal, facing the ramp. From the main parking lot, take a left and then an immediate right. We are at the end of the street directly across from the terminal.

Start time

Confirm time with the local provider in advance of your
7/16/2020 - 6/21/2024
Monday - Sunday : 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

End Point

Queen Victoria Statue
30/A, Nrupathunga Rd, Ambedkar Veedhi, Sampangi Rama Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001, India
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What To Expect
French Quarter

You will get to see the highlights of the French Quarter as you fly over it during your airplane lesson.

Caesars Superdome

You will get a great view of both the Mercedes-Benz Superdome and neighboring Smoothie King Center as you fly over New Orleans.

New Orleans Aerial Tours & Flight Training

You will have the chance to follow the Mississippi for a little bit as it winds through New Orleans.

Mississippi River

This is your starting and ending point for your tours, located at Lakefront Airport in New Orleans.

Additional Info
  1. Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  2. Please note: you must call supplier 12 hours in advance of travel date to confirm a flight time and observer attendance (additional observer fee to be paid, maximum of 2 observers allowed), observers are not guaranteed unless they have been confirmed prior to date of travel.
  3. Minimum age is 10 years to enjoy a lesson, minimum age is 5 years to be an observer.
  4. A minimum of 1 person per booking is allowed per lesson. An additional passenger may be added as an observer for an additional fee (must contact supplier).
  5. A maximum of 3 people per booking (includes observers).
  6. Dress code is weather dependent; there is no air conditioning in the summer months.
  7. Food and drinks are not allowed on the aircraft.
  8. There are no restrooms on board.
  9. No large bags are allowed on the aircraft, only small purses and bags.
  10. This lesson is not recommended for those who are prone to motion sickness, please take the necessary precautions as refunds will not be provided in matters regarding these situations. Pregnant women are recommended to speak with their physician before flying.
  11. All passenger weights MUST be advised at time of booking, the combined weight must not exceed 450 lbs and no individual can exceed 300 lbs.
  12. You will be required to sign a safety waiver before take-off.
  13. Flight time is defined as the time from engine start to engine shutdown. This includes the time it takes to get from the ramp to the runway and back, before and after takeoff and landing.
  14. You will be required to provide photo ID at time of arrival.
  15. In the event of a unique weather situation, we will reschedule at no charge to you to another date and time within two weeks of the original booking, so please have an alternate date and time in mind. Refunds are not available if a flight must be rescheduled due to weather conditions.
  16. Fuel surcharges may apply.
Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  1. For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time
  2. Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  3. If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  4. Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
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