Discovery Flying Lesson in Northern Virginia

Learn to Fly a Plane During a One Hour Introductory Flight Lesson in Northern Virginia

About This Experience

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Learn to fly a plane during this Northern Virginia Aviation Adventure! Throughout this hands-on flying lesson, you'll have the opportunity to take the controls and pilot a Cessna 172 M over beautiful Virginia.

The one hour flight lesson kicks off at your choice of either Manassas or Leesburg Airport with a full 30 minute briefing from your Certified Flight Instructor. The CFI will explain all safety procedures as well as the flying techniques used in light aircraft flying. When the briefing is done, it’s time to climb aboard the Cessna and take your place in the co-pilot’s seat. After pre-flight checks, your instructor will taxi down the runway and perform take-off maneuvers; then it’s your turn to take the controls and actually fly the plane! Take in the incredible views below and get a real feel for flying.

Once the lesson is complete, the Pilot Instructor will take over the aircraft controls again in order to land the plane. So whether you've always wanted to learn to fly or you're looking for the perfect adventure gift, this 5-Star Rated Virginia Flying Lesson is the ticket!

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Where It's Located hide

  • Manassas, Virginia
  • Leesburg, Virginia

Who Is Included hide

The Discovery Flying Lesson In Northern Virginia Experience Gifts Certificate is valid for one participant.

This experience is not suitable for guests to ride in the aircraft, however spectators may join the participant at the airport.

When It Is Offered hide

The Discovery Flying Lesson In Northern Virginia is offered seven days a week year-round, subject to availability. Flights are typically scheduled between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM.

How Long Is It hide

The Introductory Flying Lesson Over Virginia has a ground instruction time of approximately 30 minutes, an average flight time of 1 hour and a total duration of approximately 1½ hours.

Weather hide

The Discovery Flying Lesson at Leesburg or Manassas Virginia may be rescheduled by the Pilot due to high winds, heavy rain, fog or other inclement weather.

What To Wear hide

Dress comfortably, layers and flat rubber-soled athletic shoes are recommended for this aerial adventure.

Additional Information hide

Participation in the Discovery Introductory Flying Lesson In Northern Virginia is limited to individuals weighing less than 235lbs. Individuals, who are pregnant, have broken bones or other physical conditions which are considered unsafe conditions are not eligible to participate.

All participants must have a valid Government Issued Photo ID (Passport or Driver's License). Participants are required to sign a Liability Release Form.


Reservation Information hide

All changes to reservations for the Discovery Flying Lesson In Northern Virginia Experience require seven (7) days advance notice.

Xperience Certificates® cannot be exchanged once a reservation for the experience has been made.

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