Aerobatic Biplane Thrill Ride

Warrenton, VA

Item #: AIR-NVA-0005
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Take to the skies for a looping, rolling, spinning aerial adventure on an Aerobatic Biplane Thrill Ride!

  • Fly with a Masters Aerobatic Champion and Certified FAA Pilot with over 38 years of experience
  • Enjoy 30 or 60 minutes of open cockpit flying in a historic, meticulously restored World War II Stearman Biplane
  • Your pilot will perform a full Cuban 8, 4-point roll, a split and series of other maneuvers to give you the ride of a lifetime!
Warrenton Airport - Midland, VA
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If giving as a gift, your recipient can choose a date at their convenience; otherwise, you can choose one after checkout.

April - November:
Monday through Saturdays - 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

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Essential Information
  • One passenger per flight
  • Participant must weigh no more than 300 pounds
  • Participant must present a valid form of ID
  • Headgear will be provided
  • You'll wear a safety parachute and be properly briefed before being strapped into the seat
Approximately 30 or 60 minutes of flight time, depending on the option selected.
Experience Provider Info
Complete information for your Experience Provider, including contact information, will be included on your booking confirmation email once you or your gift recipient have scheduled the experience. Our Product Management team handpicks top-rated experience providers, removing the guesswork for you and ensuring your peace of mind.
Maximum Participants
1 passenger per flight
Spectators are encouraged to watch the take-off and landing. The airport has a climate-controlled lounge area equipped with restrooms and vending machines.
Weather Dependent
This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.
What To Wear
Wear comfortable clothing appropriate for the weather conditions. Closed-toes shoes and sunglasses are recommended.

For the experience, our partners are taking additional measures to ensure that they help prevent potential spread of COVID-19. They request that only the student and one-to-two guests attend the flight to limit the number of persons in their facility. Our partners kindly ask that if you feel unwell, please reschedule your flight to a later date.

What do I need to bring with me?

Please bring a valid form of ID with you to the airport.

Will I be cold in the open cockpit?

It is recommended to bring a light jacket with you but it does depend on the season and weather for the day. During the summer months, a jacket is not always needed. Gloves during cooler months are recommended.

Can I bring a camera on board?

Participants may bring a camera on board, however it is recommended to use a secure wrist strap.

Are there any height, weight or age restrictions?

The passenger must weigh no more than 300 pounds. To ensure the parachute fits correctly, this flight is suitable for anyone over the age of 12. There are no height restrictions.

Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 30 days.  All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.

Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be exchanged for anything else in our marketplace at any time.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs more, you'll simply have to pay the difference.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs less, you'll have a credit towards your next booking with Cloud 9 Living.

Cancellation Policy

Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, no refunds will be given. Rescheduling is allowed up to 72 hours prior to your experience. If you have to reschedule more than once a $100 fee will apply. Failure to appear on your booked date or to reschedule at least 72 hours prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience. In the event your experience is canceled due to inclement weather you will reschedule your experience directly with your pilot.

Customer Reviews
(16 reviews)
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“An amazing experience!”
Response from Cloud 9 Living
An amazing experience for an amazing customer! Thanks for the awesome review, Matthew, and we hope you enjoy the rest of your week! Best, Kelsey
“David is a great guy. He made me feel welcome and was informative with all my questions. I had a great time. Can’t wait to go again.”
Response from Cloud 9 Living
Hi Kelly, we 100% agree with you that David is a GREAT guy! We are so happy to hear he made you feel so welcome and informed and gave you great time in a biplane! Have a wonderful week! Best, Kelsey
“This experience was first rate in every aspect. The aircraft was meticulously maintained and in excellent condition. The pilot was early, was waiting on us, was friendly, gave an excellent tour of the aircraft and overview of what we were going to do. He has over 5000 + hours in the aircraft and it surely shows. He was engaging, affable and courteous. The flight was even better than I had anticipated and was worth every penny. Even though I have had my private pilots license since age 16 and have flown Apache helicopters for the Army, I had always dreamed of a ride in an open cockpit biplane. For me, it was an experience of a life time!!! Book this experience, you will enjoy every minute of it!!!”
Response from Cloud 9 Living
Hi Charles, thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful experience with us! Dave is indeed an amazing man and pilot and he has so so much to share, I will make sure to let him know how much you enjoyed his flight and his company. Wow, that is so awesome that you flew Apache helicopters for the Army, thank you so much for your service. It's so great to hear that the flight exceeded your expectations and that you were able to experience something you've always dreamed of! Let us know when you're ready for more amazing experiences as we would love to help you cross more off your bucket list! Cheers, Kelsey
“I did the aecrobatic ride and wow what a blast. This was such an amazing experience that I will never forget. The pilot; Dave is a wonderful guy and made the experience even better. He shared a lot of great history about the plane as well as the surrounding area. His skill in the cockpit was amazing and the entire flight was smooth from takeoff through all the stunts and to the landing.”
“This was a gift from my wife which I was very excited about experiencing. Dave Brown was an excellent pilot, and made the overall experience amazing. He walked through each aerobatic exercise before starting, and made sure I was ready before moving further. As he realized how comfortable I was with the aerobatics, he would continue to complete further loops and rolls. I can't wait until the next time, and I only wish that I would have upgraded to the one hour experience.”
“David was amazing. Me being a pilot as well, he made the experience unforgettable. I can't wait to do it again!”
“This was an amazing day! The plane was gorgeous, and the pilot (David Brown) was wonderful. He was fun and friendly, and he clearly was an experienced pilot. This ride was exciting and fun! A day to remember.”
“Absolutely fantastic!”
“I had a great time and will return. My instructor was fanatic and made my experience worth returning for a longer session, whether you just wanted a nice, smooth plane ride or the excitement of flips, turns, etc.”
“It's too bad the rating scale tops out at 10 for this one. Dave Brown would earn 11s in my book. The Cloud 9 Living interface experience was easy and straightforward... had my booking in less than a day. The flight itself with Dave was tremendous. He is a great guy, very enthusiastic about what he does, and skillfully flies an immaculately-maintained aircraft. I am a former Navy carrier-based jet pilot with over 3,000 hours in all sorts of conditions, and this flight ranks in my Top 10 under the "memorable for positive reasons" category! I'd go again in a heartbeat. ”
“Mr. Brown was a wonderful pilot. Smoothest ride I ever had in any airplane. The stunts took my breath away. Wonderful experience. Had more excitement than the time I went skydiving. ”
“Dave Brown was outstanding. He was friendly, knowledgeable, personable, and super-talented. Everyone at the airport raved about his skills/talent, and a former WWII pilot couldn't stop describing his abilities and comparing him to the very "best." My husband had a BLAST -- couldn't stop talking about it and is waiting for the next ticket, I think. We'll probably be back --it was quite a drive from home-- but so worth it. If you want a great ride, in a great plane, with a great pilot -- this is your opportunity!! THANKS!!!”
“This experience is great!! It's like being on a roller coaster 4,000 feet in the sky. My only wish is that it could've lasted longer!! (And it'd be great if David mounted a video camera in the cockpit to record the flight/passenger experience. I would've bought it.)”
“This was one of the coolest things I have ever done. It was great to fly with and talk with David. I did the full hour experience and it was awesome to get the experience of flying the plane and doing aerobatics. One caution: it's going to make you want to have a plane and that could get expensive!”
“The experience was awesome and Dave was super knowledgeable and kind and fun...he has the best job EVER!! Thanks Dave! ”
“As an aviation enthusiast, I was really looking forward to this flight. I called ahead of time and spoke with the pilot about weather conditions possibly causing the flight to be canceled and rescheduled. Sure enough, a weather cell moved in and hung over the area for a couple days causing my flight to get scrubbed. I will have to reschedule it. I will not be able to do so until next spring due to scheduling conflicts. Dave made the process and experience of booking, canceling and rebooking very positive and advised me to call back once I have my schedule set for next spring so I can get my flight”

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