Are you ready to be in the cockpit? Discover your new love for flying with an introductory flying lesson at our flight facility in Butler, PA. High Flight Academy welcomes you to experience the difference with our customized, personalized approach to flying. Our team strives to provide flying lessons that are educational, efficient, and of course, fun!

Our discovery flights provide you with hands-on experience and give you a basic understanding of some of the components and control functions of an airplane. 

  • No experience necessary
  • Experienced instructors dedicated to providing quality, safe, fun lessons
  • Flights are available for US and Non-US citizens
  • Book your discovery flight for just $99 during our business hours

Summer Hours : 7 days a week from 8:00am to 8:30pm
Winter Hours : (starts and ends with the daylight savings schedule) 8:00am to 6:30pm

What to Expect for Your First Flying Lesson

  • Your instructor will guide you through a pre-flight inspection, including information about airplane parts and flight controls
  • Get in the pilot seat of a Cessna 172 Aircraft or Piper Warrior with an FAA Certified Flight Instructor
  • You have the opportunity to control the aircraft throughout the flight, trying basic maneuvers
  • You’ll end with a realistic idea of what training and flying is like
  • Post-flight question and answer session with the instructor

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1-hour Discovery Flight in Cessna 172 or Piper Warrior

$99

  • One-on-one session with certified instructor
  • Learn your instruments and pre-flight inspection
  • Try basic aircraft maneuvers
  • Take-off and landing
  • Question and answer session with instructor
  • Full 30 minutes behind controls of the aircraft

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1-hour Discovery Flight in Redbird Simulator

$99

  • Perfect for individuals that want to experience flying a plane but aren’t ready to be in an aircraft
  • Learn your instruments
  • Basic maneuvers
  • Take-off and landing
  • Question and answer session with instructor

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1.5 hour Discovery Flight in Cessna 172 or Piper Warrior

$179

  • The most extensive, hands-on way to take your first flight!
  • Full hour behind the controls of the aircraft
  • One-on-one session with certified instructor
  • Learn your instruments and pre-flight inspection
  • Try basic maneuvers
  • Take-off and landing
  • Question and answer session with instructor

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