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$99 -- Private Flying Lesson over Pacific Ocean, Reg. $230

Sold out - This deal was published March 13, 2014 and sold out May 12, 2014.
$99 -- Private Flying Lesson over Pacific Ocean, Reg. $230
By Kristin Viola
Get a bird's-eye view of LA during a 45-minute private flight lesson with South Coast Aeronautics, which earns a 100% positive rating from Travelzoo users.

Why we love it

  • One Travelzoo subscriber called it a "once-in-a-lifetime opportunity"
  • For 55% off, experience the thrill of manning a plane
  • Comes with 25 minutes of flight time


March 14, 2014 - June 11, 2014


South Coast Aeronautics
3301 Airport Drive
Torrance, CA 90505
(See Map)
Tel: 424-272-5073

What's included

  • $99 (reg. $230) for a private 45-minute flight lesson with an FAA-certified pilot instructor
  • Soar above the Pacific Ocean as you take in sights of Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach and Long Beach
  • Starts with a 20-minute pre-flight briefing on the fundamentals; then receive 25 minutes of hands-on flight time
  • Or for $159 (reg. $350), get a 70-minute lesson with 50 minutes of flight time; fly past the Hollywood sign, downtown LA, Beverly Hills and movie studios
  • The longer flight includes 50 minutes of hands-on flying time and 20 minutes of ground instruction

The fine print

Valid March 14, 2014 - June 11, 2014. Reservations are required and must be made at least 24 hours in advance; subject to availability. Present voucher upon arrival. No additional payment beyond tax, if applicable, and gratuity is required. Please tip accordingly. Valid for one person only. Up to two additional guests may accompany the student at a rate of $50 per passenger, paid directly to the merchant; guests cannot fly plane. A 72-hour cancellation policy applies; subject to forfeiture. Not valid on holidays or holiday weekends (call merchant for specific date restrictions). Flight times subject to availability and are weather permitting. Must be at least 18 years old or older to fly or be accompanied by an adult.

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$99   $230
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South Coast Aeronautics
98% Enjoyed South Coast Aeronautics
98% (42 ratings)
Sold out at
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98% Enjoyed South Coast Aeronautics
(42 ratings)
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Overall Enjoyed Most Other Comments

Seeing my hometown from a different perspective was cool.

Jul 20, 2014 James CA, United States

The hospitality


Jun 29, 2014 Pashunce CA, United States

it was a one on one personal experience

Jun 11, 2014 John California, United States

Nice instructor - Chris! Fun experience. Boyfriend loves to fly.

May 19, 2014 Joanna California, United States

The whole experience, especially the instructor.

The pilot was very professional, relaxed, and helpful. He even let me make the approach into the landing strip. Overall it was a great trip, and I would certainly recommend it to anyone.

May 15, 2014 James MI, United States

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3301 Airport Drive
Torrance, CA 90505
Tel: 424-272-5073

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