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Every dream of flying a plane? Here’s the opportunity of a lifetime to make that dream come true. Sit in the pilot's seat of a Cessna 172 Skyhawk and soar above the beautiful landscapes of Orlando, Florida on this thrilling 15-minute flight — no previous flight experience necessary. Learn the basics about the aircraft, the control surfaces and aviation in general from an FAA-certified pilot, then climb to altitude, take the controls and feel the rush of flying for the first time.


  • Fly a plane in Orlando - no experience or license required
  • 15 minutes of on-ground instruction and 15 minutes of flying time!
  • Learn how to maneuver the aircraft
  • Sit in the pilot's seat and soar above the beautiful landscapes of Orlando
  • Feel the adrenaline rush of taking the controls of an airplane for the first time!
  • FAA-certified flight instructor

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What You Can Expect

Fly a Plane in Orlando - No Experience or License Required

Aerial View of Walt Disney's Epcot in Orlando

This exciting, private flying lesson begins at Orlando Executive Airport, located three miles east of downtown Orlando. Meet and greet the FAA-certified pilot for a standard 15-minute orientation and flight session. Learn the basics about the aircraft, the control surfaces and aviation in general, then hop in the pilot’s seat of a Cessna 172 Skyhawk to begin the tour.

On this 15-minute “Pilot-X Tour,” take to the skies and climb to altitude. Then take the controls and experience the adrenaline rush of flying for the first time. Invite up to two friends to join in on the tour. Please keep in mind: this is a flight experience, not instruction.

During the flight, experience a bird’s-eye view of Orlando's most memorable sites. See Orlando's theme parks and attractions, including downtown Orlando, Universal Studios Orlando, Islands of Adventure, Universal CityWalk, SeaWorld Orlando, Aquatica - SeaWorld's Waterpark and more.

Customer Reviews

Wang Sun L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

great experience

giovanna a

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

It was perfect!

ally1245 United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

This tour package was awesome! Bought it as a gift for a friend, and he loved it. He legitimately got to control the plane, it was amazing. The pilot who flew with us was great, too - very patient and capable. Highly recommended, it was an incredible experience!

Elizabeth A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

Our trip to Florida was fantastic, but for me the flight was the icing on the cake. The exhilaration of flying yourself has no comparison, our pilot was a pro and extremely friendly to boot. It was an experience I'll never forget and the best Father's Day gift I've ever received. I'd do it again!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2014

Just the way to make a dream come true. It's a magic feeling to fly a plane yourself. Great top-down views of theme parks and downtown are a very nice additions. It wasn't an easy task to locate Mauiva Air office though. The voucher definitely needs some instructions (ideally step-by-step) on finding it.

Dan E

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2014

It was an experience of a lifetime for my daughter and nephew. We went to universal studios,island adventures park, sea world and an alligator tour. This excursion,flying the plane, is one they tell all their friends about. They definitely enjoyed it. My only wish would have been that the kids were given a certificate for flying the plane, with their names on it.Something for our scrap book/photo album. Thank you Pierce(our pilot) for providing a fun and safe flight for the kids!

Wendy Jane B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2014

Absolutely superb. The pilot was brilliant and made it an excellent experience. Would have been worth doing even if we didn't get to fly ourselves. The only criticism was that the morning we were supposed to fly it was too cloudy and they were unable to contact our UK mobile to postpone for a few hours. It may be helpful for them to ask for a local contact number in the booking process. Overall though, fantastic, we would definitely recommend it.

Gavyn S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2014

It was a brilliant day the trainer took me all around the plane explaining what the contolls did, once we did that we got into plane and he then explained the dials and the system that is digital.
After he did this he told me to buckle up and put headphones on so we could talk to each other, we then taxied on to run way and we were then up in the air it was smooth and brilliant he flew me around asking me to put hands on controls and to feel the plane then he told me to take controls and fly the plane which was frightening but exile rating at the same time. He explained that I needed to keep looking ahead and not at dials you only use them if visibility poor, I did a turn then went up then down then he got me to look for airfield and line my self up with the road that went upto airfield which I did then he got me to go down 1000feet ready to go for airfield (I'm thinking I cannot do anything else like land) when he says I will now take over and we will land the plane he made it look so simple we landed then taxied back to tie up. The whole experience was really great and took well over an hour from start to finish a great deal for the money
I really had a great experience and would recommend doing it to everyone that would like to fly a plane in one day.

Pablo V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2013

Simply amazing!!!! I liked it a lot

Tammy P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2013

Great experience for anyone loving to fly

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