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Stallion 51

3951 Merlin Dr, Kissimmee, FL 34741-4551
+1 407-846-4400
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Flying a dream

Great team...great place...great planes...what else? Starting a Merlin engine and flying the plane... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2016
Guillaume J
It was awesome!

After spending 1000 hours flying combat in Vietnam and then not climbing into a plane for 40 years... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2016
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Fly an Authentic WWII Mustang. Stallion 51 offers the rare opportunity to experience the legendary P-51 Mustang and the historic T-6 Texan in flight as well as the Introduction to UAT flights at the controls of the L-39 Turbo Jet. Orientation and Introductory flights are with experienced instructors who allow you to take the controls in dual-cockpit, dual-control authentic vintage aircraft. Hands-on orientation flights include pre and post flight briefing, video recording of your flight, photo and flight training certificate. Stallion 51 has been a leader in WWII and Vintage aviation for over 25 years; keeping aviation history exciting, available and safe for everyone. Visitors are always welcome to tour Stallion 51's facilities.
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

Great team...great place...great planes...what else? Starting a Merlin engine and flying the plane that change the face of the world during WWII is definetely "once in a lifetime experience" Nothing is comparable !

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MustangOps, Public Relations Manager at Stallion 51, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2016

Guillaume, I think you said it all! ....thank you for sharing the cockpit with us. We look forward to your return. KT Budde-Jones

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Reviewed 13 June 2016

After spending 1000 hours flying combat in Vietnam and then not climbing into a plane for 40 years it was incredible to fly with Stallion 51. Their professionalism and attention to detail was outstanding. The flight instructor was very encouraging despite how rusty my flying...More

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MustangOps, Public Relations Manager at Stallion 51, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2016

Dr. Ted; Thank you for your service to our country. It was an honor to share the cockpit of our P-51 Mustang with you. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to remind you about the fun of flying. KT Budde-Jones

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Reviewed 27 May 2016

Some events in life become the standard by which others are judged. Taking an hour ride in a Mustang is one of those. An all-sensory experience that puts one in aw of the shoulders upon which we are standing. To imagine being a fresh faced...More

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MustangOps, Public Relations Manager at Stallion 51, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2016

Warren, Thank you for your eloquent review. Stallion 51 prides ourselves in making sure everyone's expectations are not only met but exceeded. So glad we met our goal during your time with us. We hope to see you again as well. Until then, KT Budde-Jones

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Reviewed 16 May 2016

I went to Stallion 51 in Kissimmee Florida on May 9, 2016 where I got to do a 1 hour orientation flight. Let me tell you it was a dream come true. My pilot was John "Homer" Black and I can't say enough good things...More

1  Thank Benjamin R
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MustangOps, Public Relations Manager at Stallion 51, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2016

Benjamin; Happy to hear that your flight with Stallion 51 and "Homer" was everything you hoped it would be and more. We look forward to you coming back for another flight in our dual cockpit-dual control Mustangs. Until then, thank you. KT Budde-Jones

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Reviewed 28 April 2016

I got to fly with the owner Mr. Lee Lauderback and it was incredible. I thought he would fly the aircraft and show me what it could do; I was very wrong. Their add states "you will fly 90% of the time” and they meant...More

1  Thank wightgus
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MustangOps, Public Relations Manager at Stallion 51, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2016

Sounds like you got to do everything you had dreamed of and more! Taking the controls of Stallion 51's Mustang and performing the maneuvers, it does not get any better than that! Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your experience....More

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Reviewed 26 April 2016

My son and I each took a flight on Stallion's T6 Texan, each of us spending an hour in the sky with Steve Larmore, and each of us with different expectations. My son wanted all the aerobatics Steve could talk him through. On the other...More

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MustangOps, Public Relations Manager at Stallion 51, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2016

Ian; So glad we could tailor each of your flights to exactly what you wanted. What a great experience that you can share with each other for years to come as you watch the videos of your flights. Thank you for taking the time to...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

My husband was a loadmaster in the AF and retired about 15 years ago. He is the most avid non-pilot flyer I know and I knew he would love this experience. The customer service was amazing, so friendly and helpful. We were able to walk...More

Thank Jessica P
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MustangOps, Public Relations Manager at Stallion 51, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2016

Jessica, So glad both you and your husband had a great experience at Stallion 51. We pride ourselves in making ever flight special. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. KT Budde-Jones

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Reviewed 31 March 2016

I've been looking at doing this for awhile and since I was going to visit friends in FL. I thought that I'd give them a call. I talked to a very friendly knowledgeable and helpful person and booked the P51 on a thurs. and the...More

Thank Kurt B
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MustangOps, Public Relations Manager at Stallion 51, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2016

Kurt, Sounds like you had a great flying adventure with Stallion 51; flying both the L-39 Turbojet and the P-51 Mustang! Look forward to you coming back next year to fly with us again. We have more amazing cockpits to share with you. Thank you,...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2016

Had a great flight in the AT-6 with Steve. He is an excellent instructor and knows the airplane very, very well. Quickly I realized I had forgotten how to fly small aircraft, all I can do is fly big jet airliners. I will be back...More

Thank Paul W
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MustangOps, Public Relations Manager at Stallion 51, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2016

Paul, The T-6 was known as the pilot maker when your Dad was learning to fly the B-25 Mitchell bomber back in WWII and it still does a great job of teaching pilots how to use their feet! We look forward to you coming back...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2016

A dream comes true, one hour in a P-51 Mustang thanks to my two lovely daughters, Melinda and Andrea for my 80th birthday. What a kick!!!! Being USN retired, I have had the opportunity to fly supersonic and have been high enough to see the...More

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MustangOps, Public Relations Manager at Stallion 51, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2016

Max, Glad we could help you celebrate your 80th birthday. Stallion 51 looks forward to celebrating more birthdays with you. KT Budde-Jones

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First, Thank you for your service. As for discounts, we do not offer any discounts for our flights. We feel that we offer a fair price for a once in a lifetime experience at the controls of our P-51 Mustangs. We hope that... More
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Always good to book ahead so you get the time and date that works best for you. You can always change your date if need be. Please give us a call at 407-846-4400. Looking forward to your visit. KT
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Thank you for your interest in flying with us in our dual cockpit dual control Mustangs. Please give Kelly a call at 407-846-4400 to discuss our various flight options in our Mustangs. KT
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