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OBX Airplanes

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“the outer banks”(50 reviews)
“pilot josh”(5 reviews)
Come see the Outer Banks from the sky on one of our scenic tours, let us take you on an AEROBATIC RIDE (so you can check it off your bucket list!) or actually LEARN TO FLY! **AERIAL TOURS START AT JUST $15/PER PERSON!! We offer tours of the historic...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
410 Airport Rd, Dare County Regional Airport Terminal, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9110
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Extremely flexible and accommodating instructors. Max and John were very easy to work with and patient with multiple schedule and weather changes. The Cessna 150M they have is an instrument training machine, and affordable way to get your ticket. Great group of folks.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ryan H
Reviewed December 12, 2018

John showed us all the landmarks, including shipwrecks. My hubby was a little woozy and he asked him frequently if he was ok. He explained how the plane worked, was awesome! Very gentle take-off and landing. Recommending to our friends.

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

I’m currently taking flight school at OBX and I’m having a great time. My instructor is very knowledgeable and very patient. I absolutely recommend OBX Airplanes!!!

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Wander65276281856
Reviewed December 7, 2018 via mobile

We did the 20 minute flight with the family. The pilot was very friendly and knowledgeable. It was very neat to see Nags Head and the ocean from the air. We will definitely do it again with a longer flight next time we are in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 495SteveC495
Reviewed November 19, 2018

Drivers were really friendly and Demostrated their skills on control of the airplane. I love the amazing view from the sky, and I liked the different options available. We could choose from budge accessibility or longer ride. I recommend this company, its a fun with...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 15, 2018

The experience was great! Simple, easy booking. Quaint and small airport, fun and easy to get along with pilot team. The plane was cute and small, the view was incredible. Best experience we had on the Outer Banks!

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 15, 2018

Always a great time. We do it every year and will keep going. They are always so nice and they are great with kids.

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dream02279404613
Reviewed November 15, 2018

I’m a pilot and love to fly. It was great to see the Outer Banks from a different perspective. The views are worth the trip. Staff was friendly.

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Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Joseph M
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

John was great. My wife is not the most comfortable flyer, but the flight was smooth, information interesting and sites were spectacular. It was a beautiful day and flight.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank R B
Reviewed October 17, 2018

As a very experienced student pilot, while vacationing with family at the Outer Banks, my wife and I inquired about renting a Cessna 172 and instructor for a couple hours to mix sightseeing with training. We were introduce to John at OBX and had the...More

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Date of experience: August 2018
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August 11, 2018|
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Response from Thomas H | Reviewed this property |
It is harder then getting into a car. Kind of like getting into a high 4 wheel drive pickup. There is a step to get in and he would have to sit up front as it is easier than getting into the back. The trip is worth it.
August 11, 2018|
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Response from OBXAirplanes | Property representative |
Great question! It is not difficult getting in or out of our planes, but it's all relative to each passenger's needs. We can accommodate most any situation as needed. It is not a race and you can absolutely take whatever... More