PILOT FOR A DAY
THE SKY CAN BE YOURS...
Experience a pilot's day-to-day for two hours. A Zulu Air Flight Instructor will introduce you to the basics of flying during a 30 minutes ground briefing, and you will take the controls from take-off to landing under the guidance of your Flight Instructor for a 60 minutes flight.
You will receive a participation certificate and an unforgettable experience. Bring a friend or family member along at no charge!
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The Pilot for a Day Package
30 minutes Ground Briefing
Thorough Walk Around
60 minutes flight. Different routes
In-flight recording (additional cost)
A competition certificate and digital photos.
Flights subject to change due to unforeseen conditions (weather...)
Frequently asked questions
Is this flight a flight lesson?
Yes! Your instructor will introduce you the basics of flying as if you were getting your pilot's licence. The Pilot for a Day flight can be credited towards flight training if you decide to get your pilot's licence.
How early and where should I arrive for the Pilot for a Day experience?
Can I bring someone along for the ride?
Yes! Feel free to invite a friend (max. weight 220 lbs), free of cost!
Will we be still able to go if it's raining or there's bad weather?
What is your cancellation policy?
What are your payment methods?
We accept payment for flights via Groupon.ca and accept all major credit cards. We also take credit/debit card payment at our location, or over the phone.
Is there an age limit?
There is no age limit, however, any participant under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult and/or have a parent or guardian sign a waiver on their behalf.
Which aircraft will you be using for the Pilot of a Day flight?
You will be at the controls of one of our Cessna 172s, a four-seater single piston engine aircraft.
Do I need to sign a waiver?
Yes, prior to the flight, everybody will be required to sign a liability waiver. For participants under the age of 18, a parent or guardian is required to sign on their behalf. If you do not wish to sign the waiver, your flight will be cancelled (see cancellation policy).
Why do you occasionally ask for my body weight?
We will sometimes request your body weight to most accurately fulfill Transport Canada Safety Regulations and to reduce the chance that a flight is overbooked due to the aircraft being loaded above safe parameters.
What happens during the Pilot of the Day flight?
The Flight Instructor will guide you through the operations of the aircraft, including the taxi and take-off. You can choose different destinations to fly to before hand, such us the Sumas Valley or the Vancouver Area. The Flight Instructor will demonstrate some air exercices that pilots in training need to master for the completition of their training. You will assist the Flight Instructor on completing check-lists, and approaching to Abbotsford for landing.