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Sky High Air Tours

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Aerial sightseeing tours of the Smoky Mountains and surrounding area in an open coclpit Biplane
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134 Air Museum Way, Gatlinburg-Pigeon Forge Airport, Sevierville, TN 37862-8702
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Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Had a great time. Got to see the changing Fall colors. It was a beautiful day for a tour. Thanks Marc.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 26martyf
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Most awesome experience in the smokies! Beautiful plane,awesome experience. The ride was awesome and the landing was like silk. Hope to see you again.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dwayne H
Reviewed August 26, 2018

A friend and myself wanted to go on the flight but we exceeded the weight limit by a little so less fuel was put into the plane to accommodate us which was awesome. The flight was smooth and a great experience. We really enjoyed seeing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lrayscott
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Had a ton of fun on this airplane ride! The pilot personally restored this 1920-era biplane. He has immense knowledge of early aviation history and is passionate about sharing it. He is extremely friendly and a skilled pilot. From takeoff to landing, the ride was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Heath C
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

An open cockpit biplane blows any other tour out of the water!! Definitely a memorable way to explore the Smokies. The pilot is knowledgeable of the area and an experienced pilot (which makes you feel safe even if you are a bit squeamish).

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mara L
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

This was an AWESOME biplane ride. Not many people get the experience of riding in a 1927 plane. Marc was very friendly and knowledgeable. It was well worth the money.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 24, 2018

Been in the aviation industry for 26 years, but never been in an open cockpit airplane. Always been a dream of mine, so my fiance accompanied me on our first bi plane adventure. I can honestly say there is no better way to see the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Tony F
Reviewed May 20, 2018

My husband had the best time ever in the bi-plane. Marc was much fun to talk with. We took the 30 min flight and we were in the air for at least 30 mins. Best thing we do on vacation.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Bobbi K
Reviewed April 6, 2018

It's not every day you get to ride in a 1927 WACO biplane, and even though I'm not a fan of heights, pilot Marc Hightower immediately put me at ease. The flight was fun as well as educational, and Marc is a wealth of information...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Missy_Barrett
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

We had a great time! Very professional and safe. No better way to see the Smokies. Biplane in the open air. Fun for all ages.

Date of experience: October 2017
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October 12, 2016|
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Response from Marc H | Property representative |
The Airplane is a 1927 Waco Model 10 Straightwing. Also known as a GXE.
June 9, 2016|
Response from Marc H | Property representative |
I will always do my best to accommodate customers, but the airport is only open from 7 AM to 7 PM.