Experience the Adventure with a $99 Discovery Flight
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GPTC Flight Instructor Roland with Rebecca on a Discovery Flight
Join the hundreds and hundreds of people who have experienced what it is like to be a pilot. During your Discovery Flight with one of our professional Flight Instructors, you will get your hands on the controls and actually fly the plane.
Here’s what you need to know and what to expect:
You can show up on time for your appointment. There is no reason to be early as your Instructor may still working with another student.
Wear comfortable, seasonal clothing and good footwear.
Your flight will last about 45 minutes but the whole experience will take about an hour and a half.
We want your flight to be a great experience. If the weather doesn’t cooperate, we will reschedule it for a better day.
Your Instructor will take some time before the flight to go over the basics of how to fly the plane.
After take off, and when you are comfortable and ready, your Instructor will let you take the controls and be the pilot.
We can fly over your house if it is near Binghamton. Mention this to your Instructor so he can find it on his portable GPS before you takeoff.
After the flight, your Instructor will take the time to answer any question you may have about aviation or learning to fly.
If you have any other questions or are ready to schedule your flight, give us a call at 607-821-2982.
Give the gift of flight!
Give a gift that will be remembered forever with a gift certificate from the Goodrich Pilot Training Center.
You can give a $99 Discovery Flight where your loved one will get to fly the plane and see what it’s like to be a pilot. A Discovery Flight includes about 45 minutes of flight time and is designed for someone interested in learning to fly but wanting to try it first. You can choose a 1.5 hour lesson with an instructor which includes 1 hour of flight time and an additional half hour of ground instruction for $181. Or you can choose an amount to give to use towards their flight training. It’s up to you.
Here are some tips for getting your gift certificate:
Call us at during business hours at 607-821-2982
You can stop in and pick it up in person
You can call and we’ll mail it to you
You can call and we’ll mail it to who you want to give it to
We sell gift certificates year round, so they are great for birthdays and other occasions
We fly year round, so gift certificates can be redeemed any time
In many cases (depending on weight) at least one and sometimes two additional passengers can ride along at no extra cost