Hands On Introductory Flight Lesson San Diego

Learn to Fly and Take the Controls of a Cessna 172 Over Stunning Southern California

About This Experience

General Information hide

Strap into the Pilot's seat of a Cessna 172 as you learn to fly a plane! Throughout this thrilling experience gift, you will have the chance to admire the stunning coastal vistas of Southern California as you learn to operate a light aircraft during this San Diego Flying Lesson.

The fun begins at the Montgomery-Gibbs Executive Airport. Here you will meet your flight Instructor who will guide you through this hands-on piloting experience. Prior to take-off, you will receive a ground lesson on the use of the aircraft's controls and go through the pre-flight safety check for the Cessna. Once aloft, the Certified Flight Instructor will direct you on the use of the plane's controls for approximately one hour as you take the yoke. Plus, you may even share this airborne adventure with a friend, inviting them to ride along and taking in the breathtaking views from the back seat.

This is San Diego Flight Lesson is an amazing way to enjoy birds-eye views of Southern California and experience the thrill of flying a light aircraft!

Where It's Located hide

  • San Diego, California

Who Is Included hide

The Hands On Introductory Flight Lesson San Diego Experience Certificate is for one participant.

You may invite one guest to join you to ride along in the plane for the experience at no additional cost. The total combined weight of the participant and their guest may not exceed 340lbs.

When It Is Offered hide

The San Diego Introductory Flight Lesson is offered seven days a week year-round, subject to availability. Reservations are scheduled between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM.

How Long Is It hide

The San Diego Hands-On Introductory Flight Lesson has 30 minutes of ground instruction followed by a 45 to 60 minute flight, and a total duration of approximately 2 hours.

Weather hide

The Hands-On Introductory Flight Lesson may be rescheduled due to high winds, heavy rain, fog or other inclement weather.

What To Wear hide

Dress comfortably, flat rubber-soled shoes and layers are recommended for this adventure. Open-toed shoes are not permitted.

Additional Information hide

Your flight will take place in a Cessna 172. Participants must be over the age of 14 years old. Participation is limited to individuals weighing less than 250lbs and a maximum combined weight of 340lbs for participants and their guest. Please consult your doctor prior to participation if diabetic or are not in good health.

All flight Instructors are fully FAA Certified.

Participants are required to sign a Liability Release Form prior to flight.


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Reservation Information hide

All changes to reservations for the Hands On Scenic Flight Lesson San Diego Experience require fourteen (14) days advance notice.

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

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