Duration: 1 hour; $139. Ever wondered what it would be like to fly an airplane around for fun? This SkyTour was designed with you in mind! This exciting flight allows you the unique opportunity to sit behind the controls in the pilot's seat. At a safe altitude, you will feel the thrill and freedom of cruising effortlessly through the clouds as you soar over Crystal Springs reservoir towards the Pacific Coast along highway 92. Take in panoramic vistas of the picturesque coastal town of Half Moon Bay and then fly south along the shore to explore the stunning Pacific Ocean coastline with its breathtaking cliffs and sea shore. Make your way towards Pescadero and Pigeon Point crossing over the Woodside area for a bird's eye view of the magnificent redwood forests before returning to the San Carlos Airport. Take to the skies for an incredible San Francisco experience you'll never want to forget! Cancellation Policy: Cancellation notice must be provided at least 48 hours in advance AND no more than 15 days from the date of purchase in order to receive a full refund.
Enjoy the exhillarating experience of flying a plane on this sky adventure
Explore the stunning Pacific Ocean coastline with its breathtaking cliffs and sea shore
Take in panoramic vistas of the picturesque coastal town of Half Moon Bay from the pilot's seat
Embrace a one of a kind way to explore the sky
There is a 2 person minimum and a 3 maximum per booking. Allow approximately 1 hour for this tour. The maximum weight per person is 250 lbs, with a 500 lbs total combined for passengers (excluding tour pilot).
Peninsula Airplane Tour
Duration: 45 min; $79. Take to the skies for an unforgettable tour of the Bay Area. Taking off from San Carlos Airport, your spectacular view of the San Francisco Peninsula will roll into sight. In just 20 minutes, you'll see the rolling hills surrounding the bay, multi-colored salt ponds and marshes that look almost extraterrestrial, Stanford University, and Moffett Airfield's famous Hangar 1. There really is so much to see from so high in the sky. With this bird's eye view, you'll experience the "Valley" in a way you never have before. Cancellation Policy: Cancellation notice must be provided at least 48 hours in advance AND no more than 15 days from the date of purchase in order to receive a full refund.
Tour the skies of the gorgeous San Francisco Peninsula
See the fantastic multi-colored salt ponds and marshes surrounding the Bay
Delight in the stunning views of Crystal Springs reservoir and the San Andreas Fault line
Experience an amazing introduction to sky touring
This activity requires a minimum of 2 people, with a maximum of 3 people. There is a weight limit of 500lbs total, between all passengers combined.
Intro to Flying Lesson - 1 Hr
Duration: 1 hour; $249. Blue skies abound with this high flying class. You'll be taking the stick in the air aboard either a Cessna 152 or Piper Warrior, both small and perfect for learning and building comfort as you grab the wheel. Prior to taking off, you'll spend time on the ground, becoming familiar with the plane, aviation nomenclature, and basic safety. Then its approximately thirty minutes in the air, taking off from San Carlos Airport and flying over the San Francisco Bay Area. Along the way, you'll learn about taxiing, checklists, take offs and climbs, straight-and-level flights, turns and banking, and landing. This is the perfect way to experience the thrill of piloting, whether you're looking at it for just a bucket list opportunity, or the first step in a serious pursuit. Maybe you should just wing it. Cancellation Policy: Cancellation notice must be provided at least 24 hours in advance in order to receive a full refund.
Take off for a private pilot lesson with an FAA Certified Instructor in a small airplane
Explore the skies over the San Francisco Bay area while becoming familiar with flight fundamentals
Spend time on the ground learning about the aircraft, and getting pre and post flight briefings
Experience the exhilaration of taking the controls of an aircraft and learning to fly
Includes pilot logbook. Women who are more than 7.5 months pregnant are not recommended to take a flight lesson.