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Learn to Fly - Barrie to Blue Mountain

Where: Barrie, Ontario
Price for: 1 Participant
Take the controls and learn to fly during this 40 minute flying lesson from Barrie to Blue Mountain. This flying experience will give you a whole new perspective on Wasaga Beach, Collingwood and Blue Mountain.

Blue Mountain and Barrie from a whole new perspective!

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to learn to fly? Do you know someone who's dream it is to fly a plane? If so then this is the perfect gift idea for Christmas their graduation or birthday!

Your introductory flying lesson takes place at 2,500 to 3,500 feet and at speeds averaging 100 miles per hour. Revel in the panorama of the countryside from a bird's point of view in this amazing flying experience.

Your flying lesson takes off from the Edenvale Aerodrome.

Soar from Barrie to beautiful Blue Mountain and back.

Your person flying lesson begins with a short briefing and ground school instruction during which you'll learn about the basics of aviation and a pre-flight briefing where you will be introduced to the aircraft and discuss the lesson flight plan and pre-take-off checks.

You'll be flying in an Evektor Sportstar Advanced Ultralight, which is ideally suited for flying lessons ( a two-seater aircraft  -  instructor and participant). Your instructor will taxi the aircraft into position, and once you have the all-clear from the tower, will start the run-up and away you go!

Once airborne, the fun part of the learning to fly  really begins. After a demonstration of how to manoeuvre the aircraft it's over to you to take control. You'll be in control for most of the flying lesson, practicing gaining and losing altitude, turns, banks and staying on a straight course (easier said than done!). You can stay in control of the aircraft for the whole time if you wish, or have the instructor take over for a few minutes while you take some photos to remind you of your flying lesson.

Once your time in the air is over, the instructor will once again take over for landing. When you are safely back on the ground you'll carry out post flight checks and have the opportunity to learn how to taxi as you steer the aircraft back to its' berth.

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

PLUS, bring along an SD card and we’ll record the entire flight!

Flight time 40 minutes

Available year-round

What's Included:

  • Pre-flight and post flight briefing
  • 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 Blue Mountain takes place in Barrie, Ontario at the Edenvale Aerodrome VIEW MAP

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