Take to the skies - and even the controls! - of a 1942 US Army Cub during this one hour flying experience in JHB!
- Gift Voucher valid for 1 Participant
Throughout the centuries, people have cast their gaze skyward and dreamed of flight. Since the Wright brothers first accomplished their ambition, in 1903, aviation has gone on to change the world and, today, the unmatched freedom of flight can be yours – the radiant horizon an ever-beckoning guide.
This experience allows you to join a highly qualified instructor for a breath-taking hour’s ride in a genuine 1942 Piper L4 Grasshopper. Together, you’ll take off and travel south over the scenic Kliprivier Valley and Suikerbosrand Reserve. Finally, you’ll reach the Vaal Dam, just beyond the Gauteng/Free State border, before returning to perform a textbook landing. The L4 Grasshopper is an original, used as an observation aircraft during the Second World War. Today, the Cub is still highly prized for its simplicity and performance, making it the ideal machine in which to begin your aerial adventure!
The One Hour 1942 US Army Cub Flight, in Johannesburg, is the perfect introduction for aspiring pilots, or keen historians. An Experience Days voucher makes a memorable gift for a free-spirited loved one.
Flights can be booked on weekday and weekends throughout the year, subject to availability. Advanced booking is essential.
Photos and videos of your experience are available to purchase from the venue directly after your experience.
Maximum Height: 1.8m (70 inches)
Maximum Weight: 90kg (14 stone)
There are no strict age limits, but participants need to be comfortable on their own away from parents or guardians.
Experience Duration: 01:00
Time at Venue: 01:15
This is a one hour flight, but you should expect to be at the airfield for longer.
Participants: The One Hour 1942 US Army Cub Flight in Johannesburg is for 1 participant.
Max Group Size: -1
Spectators Allowed on Site: Yes
This is a private flying experience for one.
All flying equipment will be provided, so please just wear comfortable and weather appropriate clothing.
Flights are highly weather dependent, so please ensure you can be contacted prior to your booking in case it is postponed.
If a cancellation occurs, you can reschedule for a more suitable date.