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St. Augustine Biplane Rides

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Address: 270 Estrella Ave., St. Austine Airport aka Northeast Florida Regional Airport, Saint Augustine, FL 32095
Phone Number: +1 904-625-1450
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Description: St. Augustine's Only Authentic Biplane Company! Attention, We Are Open...
St. Augustine's Only Authentic Biplane Company! Attention, We Are Open Year Round. Autumn And Winter Are Perfect Times To Fly In Florida!! Experience the Thrill of Flying in an Open Cockpit Biplane! At St. Augustine Biplane Rides you will have the rare opportunity to travel back in time to the "Golden Age of Aviation." Not only will you get to fly in a beautiful open cockpit biplane, you can share the experience. Our Biplane Seats Two Passengers! Yep, our WACO biplane seats two side by side, so you can bring along a friend, or loved one, and get to fly over beautiful St. Augustine. Our Waco is a true time machine and the world's only currently produced luxury 1935 Model, FAA Certified Biplane. If you love St. Augustine from the ground you will appreciate it even more from the air. Where else can you fly in a true piece of aviation history over one of the most historic places in the USA!Our company offers this unique "combined" experience offered nowhere else...
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Amazing Anniverary Present...

My husband and I went this past weekend on the most breathtaking, enjoyable and magical flight over St. Augustine and Anastasia Island. We live here but what an amazingly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

My husband and I went this past weekend on the most breathtaking, enjoyable and magical flight over St. Augustine and Anastasia Island. We live here but what an amazingly different perspective. Dave was flawless in his flying, he was funny, informative and really gave us such a thrill. This has been on my husband's bucket list forever and I'm so... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Just came back from my “Barnstorming St. Augustine” flight in their YMF 5-C and I am speechless! Dave from St. Augustine Biplane rides was the perfect combination of professional aviator and host from pre-flight to landing. The aircraft is so beautiful all I can say is that I would have happily paid the price of the flight just to sit... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The plane is a beauty, Dave is a terrific pilot/host, the ride is a blast. My wife and I totally enjoyed this experience and recommend it enthusiastically. The plane is a little tricky to get into if you're tall. (I'm sure once you've done it, it would be easy the second time.) But Dave takes the time to show you... More 

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PA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

My wife and I called to schedule the Anastasia Island tour and was greeted on the phone by owner/operator Dave. He was very friendly and accommodating. We met him the following morning at the small airport just north of the city- Dave is a perfect balance between a laid back and professional pilot. He offered to take pics before the... More 

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Pooler, Georgia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Once again, we were treated with a fun flight. Second time and it was every bit as wonderful as last year, even better. Dave is an expert and his wife, Veronica, is a charm all in herself. Delightful to talk to and even more fun to fly!!! He is adding aerobatics really soon, too!!!

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long island
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

I surprised my husband and my 10yr old daughter with a ride for Father's Day and it was so perfect! They had an awesome time. Dave the operator was very informative and really nice. The plane was beautiful.

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Atlantic Beach, Florida
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55 reviews 55 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Went on this ride with my son and it was a great adventure. Dave is a wonderful host and pilot and tells you all about the plane before you take-off. He takes you all over St. Augustine (we did the "Anastasia Island" tour) and it was a great experience. The scenery was wonderful and Dave points out things of interest... More 

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WacoPilot, Owner at St. Augustine Biplane Rides, responded to this review

WoW! tends to be a common response after flights, and I mean the good kind of WoW! :) We lovvvvve hearing it. Thank you so much for taking the time to review us it really is appreciated. Thank You. Cheers. Waco Wacko Dave More 

West Palm Beach, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Wow! My wife found this on TA and suggested it for our anniversary get away. I enjoy flying but have never flown in an open cockpit due to my fear of heights. Dave was a great host and pilot. He was friendly, laid back, but very professional. His plane is very well maintained and obviously his pride and joy. This... More 

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WacoPilot, Owner at St. Augustine Biplane Rides, responded to this review

Thank You! Thank you for taking the time to write this review, your time to convey what we do and the great experience you had is more than appreciated. We are very happy you enjoyed the flight. Thanks for mentioning the marine life, we don't alllllways see something but it is common in the summer to see anything from Dolphins,... More 

Knoxville, Tennessee
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

You have to take the ride yourself!! I can't give the feeling of an open cockpit adequate words. The plane is a beautiful Waco Biplane, super safe and stable. Dave is a super pilot, easy, safe, knowledgeable, and smooth; a no-surprises kind of guy. You could not be in better hands. I can think of no better way to see... More 

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WacoPilot, Owner at St. Augustine Biplane Rides, responded to this review

I read once of a similar company scaring a passenger by doing a sudden roll in a Biplane!!! We would never do that. The Waco Biplane as you experienced is a very stable aircraft to fly in, surprisingly, unlike some other small aircraft. Which lends itself beautifully to a first time flight in a Biplane, or any airplane! Thank you... More 

St. Augustine
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

My birthday gift to my friend was a biplane ride, he said that was one of the best birthdays he had. So thrilling, I was more scared than him, good scared, not bad scared. Felt safe and secure, what a way to see our beautiful town. Before we took off, Dave explained everything so we felt familiar and comfortable with... More 

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WacoPilot, Owner at St. Augustine Biplane Rides, responded to this review

Thank You Jerry for your review! I'm glad you weren't tooo scared, good scared... I was a little too (: Juuuust Kiddding. Many folks who fly with us are a little intimidated at first but end up having a great experience. I'm very attentive to passenger safety and comfort so it's nice to hear I'm doing a good job, and... More 

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