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Learn to Fly - Toronto and Pickering Nuclear Power Station from Barrie

Where: Barrie, Ontario
Price for: 1 Participant
It's time for you to take the controls and experience a sensation like no other - the exhilaration of learning to fly an aircraft! Take off from Barrie and fly a route over Toronto and the Pickering Nuclear Power Station in this 80-minute flying lesson.

Learn to fly…over Toronto and the Pickering Nuclear Power Station!

Enjoy an introductory flying lesson. With expert tuition from your experienced pilot, you'll soon be feeling the wind beneath your wings and soaring over some truly spectacular scenery.

Your introductory flying lesson take place at 2,500 to 3,500 feet and at speeds averaging 100 miles per hour.

Your flying lesson includes pre-flight briefing to discuss the lesson flight plan, be introduced to the aircraft and perform pre-take-off checks. This takes about 10-15 minutes.   You'll be flying in an Evektor Sportstar Advanced Ultralight. This aircraft is ideally suited for flying lessons (a two-seater aircraft  -  instructor and participant). Your instructor will then taxi the aircraft into position, and away you go!

Once in the air, and under the watchful eye of your friendly instructor, you'll be in control of the aeroplane for the duration, practicing banks, turns, gaining and losing altitude, and staying on a straight course (easier said than done!). You can stay in control of the aircraft for the entire time if you wish, or the instructor can take over for a few minutes while you take some photos to remind you of your flying lesson.

After 80 minutes, your instructor will take control of the plane for the landing (the most challenging part of flying!). Once safely back on the ground your instructor will carry out post flight checks and give you a brief flight briefing. 

As a final bonus, should you get the flying bug and decide to go on and take your license, this flying lesson counts towards your flying time so you'll already be on your way!

Flight time:  80 minutes

Available year-round

What's Included:

  • Pre-flight and post flight briefing
  • 80 minute flight
  • Plane check-out and safety check

Need to know: 

  • Lessons available daily Monday - Sunday.
  • Your flight will depart from and return to the same airport. 
  • Minimum Age:  14 years
  • Maximum Weight:  275 lbs
  • Flying lesson is weather dependant.  It is vital you telephone the flight centre before leaving home.
  • Participants under 18 years of age will require the signature of a parent or guardian.
  • Participants will be required to sign a liability release and waiver form.
  • Spectators are welcome to watch you take off and land.


Your flying lesson from Barrie to Toronto and Pickering Nuclear Power Station takes place in Barrie, Ontario at the Edenvale Aerodrome VIEW MAP


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