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Florida Air Tours

475 Manor Drive, Merritt Island, FL 32952
+1 321-392-4125
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Experience the thrill and adventure of flying in an Open Cockpit Biplane! Feel the wind in your hair as you enjoy the unsurpassed views of the... more » Owner description: Experience the thrill and adventure of flying in an Open Cockpit Biplane! Feel the wind in your hair as you enjoy the unsurpassed views of the Beaches, Port Canaveral, Kennedy Space Center, Downtown Orlando, Universal Studios, and the many other incredible sights of our local area! Florida Biplanes operates flights from two locations daily, The Merritt Island Airport and the Orlando Executive Airport. We offer a range of air tours from 5-minute to 45-minute scenic tours as well as romantic sunset flights. For those looking for added adventure, we also offer aerobatic upgrades to any of our tours. « less
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Stevensville, Maryland, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I'd like to start by saying that flying is my BIGGEST fear but my boyfriend is going away to flight school soon and wanted to help me get over this fear. The guide was super nice, patient, and helpful. We watched a short film and he took some pictures of us in front of the plane. The entire time he... More

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Merritt Island, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

It was a great experience and well worth the money. Try it and you will love it. The views are great and the people are very nice.

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goaastew, Public Relations Manager at Florida Air Tours, responded to this review

Dear Giles, Thank you for the wonderful review! We were so happy you came to fly with us and really appreciate the great article you wrote. Mark, Marc, Allyson, and Chris had a great time with you - please visit again soon! Sincerely, Cathy Grainger More

Lookout Mountain, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

First of all I love being in the air and upside down with the wind in your face is even better so my biplane ride with Florida Biplanes was THE BEST! OK, so Mark and I have been friends for a long time but since Steve flew me I can be unbiased :) I asked for some aero, you don't... More

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goaastew, Public Relations Manager at Florida Air Tours, responded to this review

Dear Judy, Thank you for such a great review! As a "seasoned" flyer, we really respect your opinion of our flight. Mark and I get such joy of having friends experience our business and it was so great to see you! Thanks again from Mark, Steve, and I! XXOO Cathy More

Altamonte Springs, Florida, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My wife got me a ride for my birthday. As a bonus I was able to take my Father along for the ride. Dad doesn't have much time left due to Cancer and a couple of weeks ago he mentioned that taking a flight before he goes was on his Bucket List despite the fact that he is petrified to... More

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goaastew, Public Relations Manager at Florida Air Tours, responded to this review

Dear Frank, Thank you for letting us be a part of your special memory! We are so glad you and your Dad were able to check off that Bucket List item together! Rick, and everyone at Florida Biplanes, are so appreciative to have your business. Sincerely, Cathy Grainger More

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

What a remarkable experience! The ride was a once in a lifetime experience. Mark our pilot was very knowledgeable with the area and was just a great guy too. Thanks Mark!

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goaastew, Public Relations Manager at Florida Air Tours, responded to this review

Dear Ken, Thank you so much for the great review! We are so happy you had an enjoyable flight - we think Mark is a great guy too! Sincerely, Cathy Grainger Mark's wife ;-) More

Orlando, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

What a GREAT thing to do on a Sunday! I've lived in Florida for 5 years and have never seen a view like this (and I'm a flight attendant). You're so close to the ground in some parts that you might recognize someone you know.. Next time we will do the barrel roll.

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goaastew, Public Relations Manager at Florida Air Tours, responded to this review

Dear Dawnie, Thank you for the wonderful review! I'm a Flight Attendant too, and I agree, the view is completely different - and more thrilling from the Biplane. We are so happy you came to flight with us! Sincerely, Cathy Grainger More

Orlando, Florida, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Booked the "See it all" 45 minute excursion with Mark at Florida Biplane for my sweetie's bday. I have lived in Florida since '74 and have seen and done many of the great outdoor things one can do here from camping, fishing, floating crystal clear river's in inner tubes, the attractions in Orlando, sky diving, golf ( wow occurs to... More

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goaastew, Public Relations Manager at Florida Air Tours, responded to this review

Dear MightyOhana, Thank you for posting such an awesome review! It means the world coming from someone who really gets out and enjoys all we have to offer in Florida. The view is completely different from an open cockpit and we are so glad you had a great time! Sincerely, Cathy Grainger More

Jacksonville, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We saw an ad in a local tourist brochure and decided to drive by and learn more about the flight. We decided to take flight that day, especially since Steve was so accommodating with regard to our dogs. He invited us to,park our car in the hanger so the dogs would be comfortable, and even added a floor fan. The... More

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goaastew, Public Relations Manager at Florida Air Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your wonderful review! We love when people bring the entire family - dogs included! Steve, and everyone at Florida Biplanes, are so glad you had a nice flight. Hope to see you and your grandson in the near future! We accommodate all ages 3-100! ;-) Sincerely, Cathy Grainger More

WPB, Florida
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Booked w them as a surprise for my 6 yr olds birthday! So very cool. The pilot was so kind and made my daughter and I very comfortable. The flight was smooth - the views amazing and the feel of the wind in the open cockpit was wonderful! Realizing that this plane is flown by the pilots skill, not fancy... More

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goaastew, Public Relations Manager at Florida Air Tours, responded to this review

Wow - What a great 6th birthday gift! Thank you so much for letting us be a part of the celebration! Sincerely, Cathy Grainger More

Milton, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The whole experience was great for me and my family. Starting from the initial call asking for details, following with the nice and friendly Steve, our pilot, answering all our questions prior the flight. Flight was wonderful. I never imagined to be able to flight in a WWII era biplane! The whole family was really happy with this unique-real experience.... More

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goaastew, Public Relations Manager at Florida Air Tours, responded to this review

Dear Libsal, Thank you for taking the time to post such a wonderful review. Steve, and everyone at Florida Biplanes, always appreciates customers acknowledging a job well down. Also, it makes us so happy when a customer appreciates having flown in a true piece of history! We feel privileged to share our beautiful biplanes with everyone! Sincerely, Cathy Grainger More

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