Flying Experiences Near New York

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Ready, set, SOAR over the Big Apple with New York flying experiences!

Check out Manhattan's most memorable sights from high above the hustle and bustle of the city streets! Cloud 9 Living's collection of air-ventures includes unrivaled experiences like flying lessons, scenic air tours, thrilling rides, and more!

One of the best parts of hands-on pilot lessons is the training over a breathtaking expanse of scenery. So what better place to tackle some aviation training than around the NYC region? Learn how to fly an airplane from Farmingdale's Republic Airport. Or hop into the cockpit of a helicopter at Sky Manor Airport, and hover yourself right into lifelong memories! Both types of flying lessons are conducted by FAA certified flight instructors from start to finish. Upon arrival, participants receive a brief ground orientation and assist with a pre-flight inspection of the aircraft. Then it's off to the aircraft for the hands-on flight lesson, complete with spectacular views!

Prefer to just sit back, relax and take in the remarkable attractions below? New York flying experiences offer a plethora of sightseeing air tours! Try an NYC helicopter tour — glide over Manhattan relishing unforgettable views of famous landmarks like the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, Wall Street, the Empire State Building, and more! Helicopter tours of New York come in a variety of options to suit your party size and desired flight time, making for a fun, convenient one-stop shop to explore the city. And if you prefer to mix a bit of history with the high-flying fun, check out vintage excursions like a T-6 Warbird ride, C-47 D-Day flight experience, or WACO biplane outing.

Add even more exhilaration to the air with New York flying experiences that are the ultimate flying lessons — aboard a real combat jet! Test your Top Gun skills with an NYC Fighter Pilot For A Day mission; learn the fundamentals of flying a jet, compete in aerial dogfights, fire laser 'ammo' at your opponent, and brave the intensity of G-force.

And for much more serene options that still pack a breathtaking punch, tandem hang gliding flights and lessons, or hot air balloon rides are not to be missed!