Duration: 1 hour; $425; This experience is a full hour of open cockpit biplane fun that combines sightseeing and aerobatics! You'll take in the sights of the local area while your pilot narrates your flight over the beautiful Fauquier County Virginia countryside. Then, get a thrill from a round of loops, rolls, climbs, and dives as you zoom through the air. Most importantly, this trip is all about you! Personalize your flight routine with modifications to the intensity level, whether you prefer to soften your aerobatic experience or up the ante! You can also take the controls for some hands on flying experience, if you choose! Your security is ensured with a safety parachute and a proper briefing before you're strapped in for the ride. This flight allows you to explore and try everything that this aircraft has to offer, for thrill-seekers and sightseers alike!
Take a thrilling and aerobatic ride in an authentic WWII aircraft, restored to all its 1941 glory
Enjoy an adrenaline-pumping ride, and soar over the beautiful Virginia countryside
Take the controls and try your hand at flying the Stearman yourself
Aerobatic Plane Ride
Duration: 30 min; $325; This is the thrill ride for those more daring passengers who want to experience what it is like to zoom through the sky while diving and climbing, rolling and looping in an open cockpit. Enjoy a spectacular aerial view from this original World War II aircraft -- and buckle up for an aerobatic adventure! You'll start with a climb to an altitude above 3000 feet where the tricks, drops, and turns will begin. Your security is ensured with a safety parachute and a proper briefing before you're strapped in for the ride. Most importantly, this trip is all about you! Personalize your flight routine with modifications to the intensity level, whether you prefer to soften your aerobatic experience or up the ante!
Experience the thrill of aerobatics with open cockpit flying as you ride in an authentic WWII aircraft
Dive, climb, loop, roll, and zoom through the air, at the intensity of your choosing
Immerse yourself in the feeling of zooming in the sky with this adrenaline-pumping ride
Enjoy spectacular views from a biplane at approximately 3000 ft
Instructional Flight Experience
Duration: 30 min; $250; Experience the thrill of an open cockpit and try your hand at flying the Stearman, just like the Army Air Corps cadets did during the early 1940s! Take to the skies with your personal certified flight instructor, and have the chance to operate the controls and maneuver the airplane yourself. See what it's like to fly this historic plane in a personalized experience that is safe and fun. With two-way communication available on your flight, the pilot can talk you through various flight maneuvers as well.
Embrace the role of pilot as you fly an authentic WWII aircraft, restored to all its 1941 glory
Try your hand at flying under the supervision of a personal flight instructor
Learn to operate the aircraft's controls and maneuver the plane yourself
No experience necessary
Note: You must be at least 18 years old to participate.
This activity is entirely based on your experience and skill level, but no previous flight or pilot training is required. If you have a flight logbook, the instructor will make an official entry in your book after the flight to document the experience.
Cancellation Policy: There are no refunds; all sales are final. However, you may reschedule if cancellation notice is provided at least 24 hours in advance.