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Fly a Plane in New Orleans: No Experience or License Required provided by New Orleans Aerial Tours & Flight Training

Fly a Plane in New Orleans: No Experience or License Required

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 17/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Fly a Plane in New Orleans: No Experience or License Required
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.
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Updated 17/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    New Orleans Aerial Tours & Flight Training
    5701 Walter Beech St, New Orleans, LA 70126, USA
    We are in the back of Moffett Hangar, the building immediately to the left of the main terminal, facing the ramp. From the main parking lot, take a left and then an immediate right. We are at the end of the street directly across from the terminal.
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  • Pass by
    French Quarter
    Mercedes-Benz Superdome
    Mississippi River
    New Orleans Aerial Tours & Flight Training
  • You'll end at
    New Orleans Aerial Tours & Flight Training
    5701 Walter Beech St, New Orleans, LA 70126, USA
    We are in the back of Moffett Hangar, the building immediately to the left of the main terminal, facing the ramp. From the main parking lot, take a left and then an immediate right. We are at the end of the street directly across from the terminal.
    See address & details
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Departure Point
New Orleans Aerial Tours & Flight Training, 5701 Walter Beech St, New Orleans, LA 70126, USA
Duration
50m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 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
Exclusions
  • Instructor Gratuity
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Observer
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Additional Info
  • 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 travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
23Reviews
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Joe wrote a review Oct. 2020
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Fantastic!! Easy and comfortable instruction 💯 I would recommend this for anyone to try. Seriously thinking about going further
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Response from fly_nola504, Front Office Manager at Fly a Plane in New Orleans: No Experience or License Required
Responded 8 Oct. 2020
Joe, thank you for taking the time to write such a great review for us! We're so happy you enjoyed your demo flight and look forward to you (hopefully) continuing your training here.
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Wendi W wrote a review Mar. 2020
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We book the flight training for our 11 year old on his birthday! He was so excited to know that he would be flying! The pilot was awesome and really took his time to teach. It was a great experience for us
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from brabon628, Front Office Manager at Fly a Plane in New Orleans: No Experience or License Required
Responded 9 Jun. 2020
Wendi, thank you so much for the great review and we're so glad your 11 year old had such a good time for his birthday! We truly enjoy passing on our love for flying to the next generation and hope he can come fly with us again soon!
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Argo66 wrote a review Feb. 2020
Toronto, Canada2 contributions
Great staff, great pilot, great time! What I thought would be terrifying ended up being exhilarating
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Response from brabon628, Front Office Manager at Fly a Plane in New Orleans: No Experience or License Required
Responded 26 Feb. 2020
Thank you for the great review, and we're so glad you had a great time on your flight! Let us know if you ever want to come fly again!
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f_hernandezd wrote a review Jan. 2020
Grapevine, Texas4 contributions
Awesome school, Staff is very friendly. The instructors know their job pretty good, you can ask and they will take the time to explain. I like the training package when I subscribed for three lessons, aircrafts are in good conditions and felt safe all the time.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from brabon628, Front Office Manager at Fly a Plane in New Orleans: No Experience or License Required
Responded 3 Feb. 2020
Thank you so much for the great review! We're glad you enjoyed your three lessons and that our instructors treated you well. We look forward to flying with you some more!
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zachary e wrote a review Jun. 2019
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Wow! A lot of history at this airport and a great way to see downtown new Orleans and the Mississippi river. Great staff. Fun flight and affordable pricing.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from brabon628, Front Office Manager at Fly a Plane in New Orleans: No Experience or License Required
Responded 27 Jun. 2019
Zachary, thank you so much for the great review. We're so glad you enjoyed your flight...we love showing off our city!
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About the operator

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By: New Orleans Aerial Tours & Flight Training
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Amazing date experience
Amazing customer service staff was very friendly and the driver was an amazing guide. I felt welcomed,safe, and com
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257parriss
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EXCELLENT EXPERIENCE
Excellent! Nick was our pilot and he was phenomenal. We were able to leave a little early so we got to catch so man
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U5418DFkimberlyp
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Amazing
It was a great experience! The views at night were so breathtaking it was a gift for my boyfriend who is scared to
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LeeCox7705
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Super Fantastic
We had a great experience. The booking was easy. They contacted us to confirm and get our preferences beforehand.
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597benitriaj
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Awesome
This was the best flight ever. Best of all we had a female pilot. This flight was better than the flight to New Orl
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N3112ZNamandap
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amazing
We flew with an awesome pilot who showed us a good mix of known and unknown destinations in nola. Was able to even
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Sassygirl44kj
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You would be s fool to go anywhere else!!!
If you are ever in the market for a helicopter tour in New Orleans, I would recommend no other than “Sky Dance Over
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illicitd2020
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First Helicopter Ride In NOLA
This Was Awesome. It Was Our First Time Flying And a Great Experience! I’ll Definitely Spread The Word About This P
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Amazing anniversary
Amazing experience My husband surprised me for my anniversary.. they had champagne and chocolates( also options of
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Q6743IOmichaelh
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Great Instructor, fantastic flight
My instructor was very thorough in his instructions. I was able to fly the helicopter for at least half the fligh
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B7111EOkeithp
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Great
Great experience. The booking system worked well. The receiving staff was personable and friendly. The pilot was
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299spencern
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Fantastic experience for a small Family with children.
It was amazing to see New Orleans from that vantage point. My girlfriends little boy (3) loves helicopters and he t
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801tashib
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Awesome Experience!!!
The ride was awesome the pilot was very nice and friendly he explain everything in details. He made us feel very co
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Helicopter Tour over NOLA
My husband + I did a helicopter flight over New Orleans for Valentines Say + we had a great experience! Our instru
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New Years Eve Celebration
The flying experience was a great way to end the year with our family. Everyone thought it was an amazing experienc
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Key Details
  • Duration: 50m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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