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Stallion 51

3951 Merlin Drive, Kissimmee, FL 34741
407-846-4400
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Ranked #1 of 36 Activities in Kissimmee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Fly an Authentic WWII Mustang. Stallion 51 offers the rare opportunity to experience the legendary P-51 Mustang and the historic T-6 Texan in flight... more » Owner description: Fly an Authentic WWII Mustang. Stallion 51 offers the rare opportunity to experience the legendary P-51 Mustang and the historic T-6 Texan in flight as well as the Introduction to UAT flights at the controls of the L-39 Turbo Jet. Orientation and Introductory flights are with experienced instructors who allow you to take the controls in dual-cockpit, dual-control authentic vintage aircraft. Hands-on orientation flights include pre and post flight briefing, video recording of your flight, photo and flight training certificate. Stallion 51 has been a leader in WWII and Vintage aviation for over 25 years; keeping aviation history exciting, available and safe for everyone. Visitors are always welcome to tour Stallion 51's facilities. « less
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Salem, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Words can't describe the thrill of being able to fly Grazy Horse 2 as an 80th Birthday Present from my WONDERFUL Wife 20 years after flying Crazy Horse.That not only applies to the flight but also the great Stallion 51 employees, especially Steve. It was more than a pleasurable experience. I will definately be back

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MustangOps, Public Relations Manager at Stallion 51, responded to this review

Birthday Boy!!!! We were thrilled to help make your birthday special. Thank you for spending your special day in the cockpit with us. We hope you will come back again, please don't wait another 20 years. KT Budde-Jones More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Well, I don’t know where to start. I expected to have a good time flying an old trainer. I never flew a tail dragger until that time, so I didn’t expect to take-off and land a T6 Texan. But with a very good briefing, pre-start check list, the fantastic flight instructor, Steve, was giving me confidence and the flight went... More

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MustangOps, Public Relations Manager at Stallion 51, responded to this review

Renato; We enjoyed sharing Stallion 51's Texan with you and glad you had the opportunity to fly in formation with one of our dual cockpit-dual control Mustangs during your orientation flight. You are correct, you can relive your flight with us forever watching your DVD or you can come back and experience the Mustang for yourself! Until then, thank you... More

Canmore, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Bought this experience for my airline pilot husband for birthday. It was worth every penny. The entire experience was top-notch and he loved it so much he plans on coming back to do it again. I can't recommend this attraction enough.

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MustangOps, Public Relations Manager at Stallion 51, responded to this review

Canadian friends; Thank you for the wonderful review. We are pleased that we could make your husband's birthday so special that he wants to come back for more. We will be ready for him! KT Budde-Jones. More

Castle Rock, Colorado
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

A dream came true for me last week - and I can't imagine a better run organization to provide the means to do it. From the facility itself with its spotless hangar and briefing room. To the friendly staff, every one of them professionals. And finally, to the beautiful airplanes. A person could not ask for anything better. Lastly, thank... More

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MustangOps, Public Relations Manager at Stallion 51, responded to this review

Kevin, we love to hear that flying the Mustang with Stallion 51 is a dream come true. Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your experience. We look forward to you coming back for another visit. Until then, enjoy the video of your flight. KT Budde-Jones More

Annapolis, Maryland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Don't stop with the P-51, go ahead and fly the L-39 too! Hats off to the great folks at S51 for providing a unique and valuable experience, and to "Homer" for the best two hours of dual instruction possible.

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MustangOps, Public Relations Manager at Stallion 51, responded to this review

Dean, Glad you enjoyed the full horse power experience with Stallion 51. Come back for a flight in our T-6 Texan for the other side of the power curve! Thank you, KT Budde-Jones More

Ocala, Florida
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I want to thank Steve Larmore for a very enjoyable hour of flying.I went with my son a retired F-14 flyer who was going to fly the TF-51. Upon arrival I spotted a T-6 and mentioned it was my primary trainer in the USAF in 1949. The P-51 instructor mentioned that it would be great if father/son flew formation.The T-6... More

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MustangOps, Public Relations Manager at Stallion 51, responded to this review

Rocky, As they say "Just like riding a bicycle"! So glad we could share your ol' friend the T-6 with you and that you were able to share the experience with your son. Memories that you will share for ever.... Thanks for letting us be part of your special flight. KT Budde-Jones. More

Gembloux, Belgium
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

What could I say ? The planes are beautifull and run flawlessly, the organisation is 10+ , the smile in the team is like the Florida sun . The flight was ruffly wat I was expecting : power , ease of control, precision, ...and it fullfilled all my expectations .The only dawn point was a perfect blue sky, not allowing... More

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MustangOps, Public Relations Manager at Stallion 51, responded to this review

Renaud; 12000 hours of flight time and we could still make your hour with us flying the Mustang special! That is great to hear. That just proves how special flying the Mustang with Stallion 51 is; whether seasoned professional or "rookie" it is a flight of a lifetime. So glad we could make your flight memorable. KT Budde-Jones More

Yuma, Arizona
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

How can something as awesome as having a WWII aircraft at your command get better? By having the professional know how and the right instructors in place all the time. My dad and myself decided to check off an item on the bucket lists, flying a WWII era warbird. The TF-51, a modified P-51, fit the bill perfectly! Besides bragging... More

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MustangOps, Public Relations Manager at Stallion 51, responded to this review

What better way to celebrate Father's Day than a father/son formation flight in our dual cockpit-dual control Mustangs! So glad we could fulfill both of your Bucket List wishes. Not only do you have bragging rights but the DVD of the flights to prove it! It was our pleasure to share the cockpits with you both. KT Budde-Jones. More

Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Flying the P-51 was terrific. The day began with a briefing on the activities to be undertaken, and how each of them would unfold. The pilot, John "Homer" Black was an ex Air Force F-15 pilot and he knew his stuff. No worries about safety as Homer explained all the procedures. He has had 358 sorties in the P-51, now... More

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MustangOps, Public Relations Manager at Stallion 51, responded to this review

Bob, Glad your Mustang "sortie" with Homer was fun and exhilarating. To fly in a Mustang is special, to take the controls of a Mustang is incredible, to fly in formation with another Mustang is awesome. Glad you had such a great experience with Stallion 51. We look forward to sharing the cockpit with you again. KT Budde-Jones More

1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Being a war bird fan for many, many years now, flying in the Mustang was one of those things that was always at the top of my list. Call it a "bucket list" a "to do" list, whatever, the Mustang was always at the top. Then I learned about the Stallion 51 organization and my dream all of a sudden... More

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MustangOps, Public Relations Manager at Stallion 51, responded to this review

The only thing bad about flying one of Stallion 51's Mustangs is that it is addictive! Now that you are hooked, we look forward to sharing the cockpit with you again. KT Budde-Jones More

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