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Be the Pilot - Light aircraft introductory lesson at Tristar Aviation Melbourne

Be the Pilot - Light aircraft introductory lesson at Tristar Aviation Melbourne

This is not just a joy flight to the south east of Melbourne, you will get to have some hands on time at the controls of an aeroplane and experience being the pilot. This time can be logged as first 30 minutes to a full pilot licence.

Ages 14-80, max of 2 per group
Duration: 1h
Start time: Check availability
Mobile ticket
Live guide: English

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  • 14 Northern Ave, Moorabbin Airport VIC 3194, Australia
    Please enter the side door of the brick office block.
End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Pushchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 76718P1

    • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travellers can participate
    • Participant's over 100Kg required to notify and pay additonal surcharge $50 due to larger aircraft being taken
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 2 travellers

    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 76718P1

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    5.0 of 5 bubbles1 review
    Very good

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    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    More than 20 years ago, I did a couple of flights at Point Cook while serving in the Air Training Corps/Australian Air Force Cadets. Personally, I thought my experience with Tristar Aviation was much better than the ones at Point Cook. I can definitely understand why they’re the 2020 winner of the Wings of the Year award.

    My pilot instructor, Andrew, was very thorough in taking me through the routine inspection of the aircraft and explaining each aspect and its role in the flight. I was also impressed with the way that he took the time to explain the controls and was extremely patient with me when I became nervous when it was my turn to take the controls.

    That said, I enjoyed the hands on nature of the experience and that I got to be in control for most of the flight while in the air. Views of Port Phillip Bay from the cockpit were also pretty amazing.
    Written 23 May 2021
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