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Address: 145 N Gene Autry Trl, Palm Springs, CA 92262-5465
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Flight of a lifetime!

Wow! What a fun experience! My son and I went up for a 15 minute ride! I felt like I was back in the day! And it was a memory that I have with my son that I'll never forget... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2016
andrearobmac
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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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50 reviews
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Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Wow! What a fun experience! My son and I went up for a 15 minute ride! I felt like I was back in the day! And it was a memory that I have with my son that I'll never forget. The pilot flew us all around - we had great views of the mountains and the surrounding area. I'm so... More 

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Thank andrearobmac
Wheatley Heights, New York
1 review
Reviewed 17 January 2016

The best thing about my flight was definitely the pilot Tom. He is knowledgable about his plane and it's history as well as the areas we overflew. I let him know that I was a student pilot about to take my tests and he shared quite a lot of good flying tips. If you want to know more about Palm... More 

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YYC
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42 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2015

I really do not like heights! But I challenged myself to take a flight in this wonderful antique plane! What an experience! Kent was excellent and very patient getting us in and out of the plane!

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1 Thank ServicePleaseYYC
Oak Park, Illinois
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2015

Start off by saying this is an informal (in a GOOD way) operation. No big office staff or signing of waivers or half-hour safety orientation or anything like that. We just met Kent at the airplane and away we flew. My son and I did the one-hour flight and really loved it. Best part was flying along the mountains. Palm... More 

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2 Thank HTMurgatroyd
Salt Lake City, Utah
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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Always wanted to ride in a biplane and found this opportunity. Interesting to see how pilot manipulates plane to see when taxi"ing and about to land.

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Thank Hazen D
New York City, New York
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2014

I could feel the sand from the wind hitting my face. Very bumpy ride. Very unpleasant to fly in sandy condition. Aerial tram was much better and only $15 dollars for the whole day.

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1 Thank Mike S
Los Angeles, California
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38 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2013 via mobile

What an amazing ride! I thought I knew a lot about the Palm Springs area but you get such a greater perspective from high up! Seeing how many golf courses there truly are here in the valley and their beauty, how can you not want to play that game? Thirty Five minute ride which is perfect. The take off is... More 

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2 Thank Nittany84
Ottawa, Canada
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252 reviews
118 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2013

This is a great outing, in an open cockpit Stearman bi-plane, 1 (or 2) passengers up front, the pilot in the back. A unique way to see Palm Springs and surrounding area.

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Aberdeen, Washington
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185 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2012

If you've ever seen "Out of Africa" or North by Northwest" this is your opportunity to live the experience. A 1940's Stuerman bi-plane with a professional pilot and you or your loved one. The fee is for the time, not per-person. 30 minutes or 60 minutes you fly like before in an open cockpit plane in front of the pilot,... More 

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