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Preston Aviation

2073 US Highway 92, Winter Haven Municipal Airport, Winter Haven, FL 33881-9003
+1 863-956-2526
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Stearman training with the Best

I was looking for a company to provide training in the Stearman so that I could fly with other... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2015
921shawn
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
You can't get better than this!

This is how things should be done! A fantastic experience with two people who do everything so... read more

Reviewed April 21, 2015
Smudge321123
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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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Open Cockpit Biplane Rides and Tailwheel Flight Instruction. WWII Boeing Stearman and Piper J3 Cub. Don a helmet and goggles and step back in time. You TOO can fly a Stearman! Rides are catered to you. Take the controls and see how gentle they fly. It's FUN! Tailwheel Flight Instruction in the Stearman and Piper J3 Cub. TW and HP Endorsements, Transition Training, Biannial Flight Reviews, Proficiency, Spin Training, or just some fun flying to enter into your log book. We are located in the Main Terminal Building at Winter Haven Airport. Tim is a certified flight instructor with over 14,000 hours, the majority in tailwheel aircraft.
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Dec 22, 2016
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2073 US Highway 92, Winter Haven Municipal Airport, Winter Haven, FL 33881-9003
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Reviewed August 24, 2015

I was looking for a company to provide training in the Stearman so that I could fly with other fellow Stearman owners. The training provided by Tim and Peggy was top notch. When I arrived, I was greeted by two friendly, accomodating aviation company owners...More

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2010psp, Owner at Preston Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2015

Hi! Hope all is well up north! Thank you very much for the very nice review. Tim truly appreciates it. We look forward to seeing you again one day...hopefully flying a Stearman!

Reviewed April 21, 2015

This is how things should be done! A fantastic experience with two people who do everything so well. Tim and Peggy cannot do enough to make you feel welcome and provide an experience that is first class. You will be looked after from start to...More

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2010psp, Owner at Preston Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2015

Sorry for the delay in responding to this wonderful review! So nice. ! Tim and I thank you!

Reviewed December 6, 2014

First flight in the Cub in a long time. ( I fly professionally a slightly larger A/C otherwise) I arranged everything by phone from Sweden a couple weeks ahead of arrival. They took good care of me and had every thing arranged when I arrived....More

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2010psp, Owner at Preston Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded December 17, 2014

Hi! Thank you so much! It was nice meeting you too. We hope you and your family had a great time visiting Florida. We look forward to seeing you again one day. Thanks again! Peggy

Reviewed October 7, 2014

I flew with Tim (CFI) on 24 September 2014 during a vacation to Florida. I'd wanted to fly the Boeing Stearman for years, and found our about the company, Preston Aviation, from a google search. I got in contact before I travelled, and Peggy (The...More

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2010psp, Owner at Preston Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2014

Thank you so much for the very nice review. Nice people like you help us love what we do!! Look forward to seeing you again. Peggy

Reviewed March 17, 2014

Peggy and Tim run first class operation and my entire experience was fantastic. Peggy is a wonderful hostess and went out of her way to fit me into the schedule and work around the weather so I could fly. Tim is a great instructor and...More

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2010psp, Owner at Preston Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2014

It was very nice to meet you. Thank you very much for the very nice review.

Reviewed February 8, 2014

I only had an afternoon in Winter haven to get a few hours of tail wheel instruction to add an endorsement to my Private Pilots License so I spent the time with Tim and Peggy Preston in their Stearman biplane. Tim is a super instructor....More

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2010psp, Owner at Preston Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2014

Hi Brian, Thank you so much for the wonderful review. It was nice meeting you. Hope to see you again one day, either in Florida or when I visit Oregon. Peggy

Reviewed January 2, 2014

I enjoyed my tailwheel training with Tim Preston. He is great instructor! Customer service with Peggy was very good also. I would recommend them to any one. Thank you!

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2010psp, Owner at Preston Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2014

Thank you very much!! It was nice meeting you. Fly down and visit one day!

Reviewed October 4, 2013

Outstanding flight. View of landscape . Worthwhile experience. A must for anyone visiting area. View of Florida impressive and educational.

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2010psp, Owner at Preston Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2013

Thank you. We are glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed April 25, 2013

I booked a flight in the Stearman for my husband while we were on holiday in Florida. I did a similar thing for his last big birthday in the UK, and he loved it so much I thought I would repeat the experience. We arrived...More

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2010psp, Owner at Preston Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2013

Thank you! It was a pleasure to meet you. We hope you continue to have great adventures!!

Reviewed February 14, 2013

Whether you're an experienced pilot , or a tourist just wishing to see beautiful Fl. from above, Tim and Peggy can tailor your needs. I always pay them a visit when I'm in Fl. as I like to keep up my J3Cub recency . Tim...More

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2010psp, Owner at Preston Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2013

Wow!! Thank you so much for the nice review! We are very lucky, we meet the most amazing people.

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Joseph G
December 23, 2016|
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Response from 2010psp | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for contacting us. We offer introductory flights, but we do not offer the private pilot license in our airplanes. A flight in the Piper Cub or Stearman will motivate you!! The average cost to get your... More
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Rolandaugust
July 15, 2015|
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Response from 2010psp | Property representative |
Hi. Thank You for the enquiry. rides in the Stearman Biplane are $100 for a 15 minute flight and $185 for a 30 minute flight. 1 passenger at a time. Scheduling recommended Thanks again.
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