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On this half-day experience, learn and perform basic flight maneuvers including how to takeoff, cruise and perform three landings. Then descend to 3,500' and fly directly over the active volcanic vent! Afterwards you will land in Hilo, where you will take a break, and have an opportunity to switch pilots. Then after takeoff, fly alongside the entire northern coastline of the Big Island, filled with over 53 miles of waterfalls. At the end of the valley, turn north towards Hana, where you will get to land or perform a touch-and-go. On the third leg you will fly the northern coast line of Maui to land in Kahului. You will learn how to use GPS, autopilot, and speak to air traffic control. A spectacular once-in-a-lifetime experience.

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Stop At: Kilauea Volcano, Island of Hawaii, HI

The Big Island is home to the world's most active Volcano. What more thrilling way to experience it than on this Introductory Flying Lesson. Soar between Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa the two largest mountains in Hawaii. Then descend out to the active volcanic vent as you peer into the depths of mother nature's youngest island.
Afterwards, you will perform a landing in Hilo, where you will take a lunch break with your flight instructor at a local Hawaiian favorite.
Then get ready, as you will fly alongside 53 miles of unlimited waterfalls at low altitude, with a grand finale at the Waipio Valley home to some of the most spectacular and breathtaking waterfall valleys in the world.
Then you will climb out and fly directly to Hana, as you overfly the Rain Forest and glimpse at the tropical groves and waterfalls that can only be seen by air.
Buckle up, as you will then perform another landing back at Kahului Airport, as your instructor guides you to a perfect and smooth landing.
Your flight instructor, Laurence Balter has over 11,000 hours of experience with over 10,000 landings instructed to students. He is a nationally recognized instructor and can be seen giving safety talks at FAA forums across the nation.
Book early as this experience tends to sell out.
Call for additional availability.

Duration: 4 hours


    Location: Maui, United States

    Duration: 4 hours

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      Departure Point:
      Maui Flight Academy, 90 Kuhea St, Kahului, HI 96732, USA

      Departure Time: 10:30 AM

      Departure Time Comments:

      All flight times are approximate and subject to change due to weather conditions and weight restrictions.

      Return Details:
      Returns to original departure point

    • Inclusions:
      • Gratuities greatly appreciated
      • Lunch

    • Exclusions:
      • Hotel pickup and drop-off is not provided.

    • Other Information:
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Stroller accessible
      • Near public transportation
      • Infant seats available
      • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
      • Your weight can not exceed 285 pounds and the total for your group not to exceed 600 pounds.
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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