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How many people can ride at once?
All rides in the Stearman Biplane are for ONE PASSENGER ONLY. The airplane has only two seats, one of which is for the pilot-in-command. The airplane is a fully restored, museum-quality, WWII-era training airplane and thus is outfitted for an instructor and a student, just as they were when they began active service.

How do I schedule a ride?
If you want to book a flight, please call us at (304) 574-1150. We accept cash, checks and all major credit cards. Although reservations are not required, they are recommended in order to reduce wait times. All flight times listed are representative of actual time in the air. It is recommended that you arrive a minimum of 15 minutes prior to your flight time to allow for paperwork, orientation and loading into the aircraft. We request that our passengers watch the safety video on our website prior to taking a flight. All passengers will be required to sign a liability waiver prior to boarding.

Can I do aerobatics?
Aerobatics are an option in the Stearman biplane. Although aerobatics are offered as an option for those bold enough to try, they are certainly not required for a good time. We have flown thousands passengers and are proud to say we haven't scared a single one. Our goal is to give you the ride of your life, we let you determine what the ride of your life will be. You will be in constant communication with the pilot-in-command through our on-board communication system.

Can I get a video of my flight?
The Stearman is equipped with an on-board video system which will record the flight and will be available to purchase if you choose to do so. You are welcome to bring your own camera; however, we are not responsible for any lost or damaged personal items.

What should I wear?
Frequently people ask what they should wear. Flying in the airplane can be likened to driving down the highway with the windows down. So we suggest that you wear what makes you feel comfortable in that scenario. We do not fly in rain or low ceilings. If there is inclement weather in the forecast for the day of your flight we recommend you call ahead to confirm flight options.

Available Flights and Prices

Package 1 - 20-minute New River Gorge Flight

See the New River, Endless Wall, Beauty Mountain, New River Gorge Bridge and the Hawks Nest State Park and Dam like never before. This flight will give you an unparallelled view of these natural and man-made wonders.

Stearman Biplane

$175.00

* Aerobatics Included
* Flight video $35.00

Package 2 - 40-minute Summersville Lake Flight (YOU SAVE $55)!!!)

Enjoy all the breathtaking views of the New River Gorge Flight PLUS see beautiful Summersville Lake. From the sheer rock cliffs rising from her waters to the majestic lighthouse rising from her shores, she is truly a sight to behold. Includes views of the Summersville Dam and the headwaters of the mighty Gauley River.

Stearman Biplane

$295.00

* Aerobatics Included
* Flight video $35.00

Package 3 - 40-minute Kanawha Falls Flight (YOU SAVE $55!!!)

Follow the New River on the final leg of her journey. From the once-bustling town of Thurmond, watch as she transforms from the Grand Canyon of the East to the trickle of The Dries when she disappears into the man-made Hawks Nest Tunnel under Gauley Mountain. She finally emerges to join with the tailwaters of the powerful Gauley River. The marriage of these two mighty rivers creates the splendid cascades of Kanawha Falls. A site even more wondrous from the air.

Stearman Biplane

$295.00

* Aerobatics Included
* Flight video $35.00

Package 4 - One Hour See-It-All Flight (YOU SAVE $135!!!)

If flying in an open-cockpit biplane is something you may only do once in a lifetime then this is the flight for you! See everything in the New River Gorge, Summersville Lake AND the Kanawha Falls flight. Check this off your bucket list!

Stearman Biplane

$425.00

* Aerobatics Included
* Flight video $35.00