New Orleans Flying Lesson, No Experience or License Needed

New Orleans Flying Lesson, No Experience or License Needed

Learn to fly an aircraft in New Orleans on a thrilling 50-minute flight that includes views of the great Mississippi River, the historic French Quarter, and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome! The must-do experience comprises 20 minutes of pre-flight ground education, followed by 30 minutes in the air under the watchful eye of the pilot — an FAA-certified instructor (FAA). Help manage the plane during takeoff and landing, and enjoy your flying time to take charge of the plane and move it around the sky! There is no need for a license or prior experience.


$ 299


50 minutes

Starting time

Multiple times a day


All year


5701 Walter Beech St, New Orleans, LA 70126, USA

Whats included?

Professional commercial pilot certified by the FAA with 20,000 hours of combined experience
Live commentary
20 minutes of ground instruction
30 minutes of dual flight time
You must call supplier 12 hrs in advance to confirm time & observer (add’l fee req., max. 2 allowed)
First Flight Certificate

More info:

Departure point: New Orleans Aerial Tours & Flight Training, 5701 Walter Beech St, New Orleans, LA 70126, USA
Return details: Returns to original departure point
Exclusions: Instructor Gratuity
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Voucher: EVouchers + Paper Vouchers accepted
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Please note: you must call supplier 12 hours in advance of travel date to confirm a flight time and observer attendance (additional observer fee to be paid, maximum of 2 observers allowed), observers are not guaranteed unless they have been confirmed prior to date of travel.
Minimum age is 10 years to enjoy a lesson, minimum age is 5 years to be an observer.
A minimum of 1 person per booking is allowed per lesson. An additional passenger may be added as an observer for an additional fee (must contact supplier).
A maximum of 3 people per booking (includes observers).
Dress code is weather dependent; there is no air conditioning in the summer months.
Food and drinks are not allowed on the aircraft.
There are no restrooms on board.
No large bags are allowed on the aircraft, only small purses and bags.
This lesson is not recommended for those who are prone to motion sickness, please take the necessary precautions as refunds will not be provided in matters regarding these situations. Pregnant women are recommended to speak with their physician before flying.
All passenger weights MUST be advised at time of booking, the combined weight must not exceed 450 lbs and no individual can exceed 300 lbs.
You will be required to sign a safety waiver before take-off.
Flight time is defined as the time from engine start to engine shutdown. This includes the time it takes to get from the ramp to the runway and back, before and after takeoff and landing.
You will be required to provide photo ID at time of arrival.
In the event of a unique weather situation, we will reschedule at no charge to you to another date and time within two weeks of the original booking, so please have an alternate date and time in mind. Refunds are not available if a flight must be rescheduled due to weather conditions.
Most travelers can participate
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Only scheduled guests allowed. If temp. is high, you can’t fly (fee applies). Masks avail. for purchase. All guests req’d to purchase a mic cover for flight (we can’t sanitize it). After 5:30pm, you’ll need to prepurchase/bring exact change. Waiver, incl. COVID-19 liability release, req’d per guest.
Cancellation Policy: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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