There's more to life than keeping both feet on the ground. The views from above are as intriguing as they are spectacular. For unbeatable aerial views of the mountains, lakes, forests, towns and countysides, take a flight with SVN Aviation, LLC.

After meeting your FAA Certified Commercial Pilot, you'll take to the skies in either the Cessna or Piper aircraft (your choice). Through a two-way headset, you will remain in contact with your pilot who will narrate the flight and point out the notable landmarks below. And listen to air traffic communications.

Sights may include Lake James, the Blue Ridge Mountains, the quaint towns of Morganton, Valdese, Blowing Rock, area schools, rivers and other notable landmarks. 

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Essential Information:
Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian
All ages are welcome
Please bring a valid form of ID with you to the airport
Individual weight restrictions may apply, and the combined weight of all passengers must be less than 400 pounds.

Expect to be at the airport for up to 1.5 hours. Flight time is approximately 1 hour.

Maximum Participants:
Up to 3 passengers, pending weight restrictions.

For one passenger, $170/ hr. Two passengers, $220/hour. Three passengers, $260.

Allen VanNoppen, 828-413-7466, During the initial contact you will be asked your preferred date of flight, a "rain date" and the names and weights of passengers.

Spectators are welcome to take photos at the airport and view the take-off and landing.

Weather Dependent:
This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the SVN AVIATION with any questions regarding weather conditions. In the event of inclement weather, your pilot will work with you to reschedule your experience.

What to Wear:
Wear comfortable clothing appropriate for weather conditions; flat rubber-soled shoes are recommended.

Booking Information:
For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings at least 14 days in advance.

Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations and/or rescheduling is allowed up to 72 hours prior to the experience. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel and reschedule at least 72 hours prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience.



View the flight school calendar and reservations here.
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