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Flying lessons in Brisbane: A guide to where, when and the best deals
Live out your dreams of becoming a pilot with a one-on-one flying lesson in Brisbane.
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Take to the skies and take the controls of an aircraft with a flying lesson. Feel the exhilaration as you learn to fly right from the pilot's seat.
Whether you're interested in learning to fly or would just like to experience the thrill of controlling an aircraft on your own, these are the best experiences in Brisbane.
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Where can I take flying lessons in Brisbane?
Most of the experiences we found leave from Archerfield Airport, located 15 minutes’ drive from Brisbane’s CBD.
Our top picks
Best for price: Learn to Fly Introductory Flight with Video, Path Finder Aviation from RedBalloon
- 30-minute introductory flight for $179
- Fly an aircraft under the supervision of an experienced instructor
- Any time spent flying counts towards future flying accreditation
- Includes video footage and certificate of completion
Best for value: Learn to Fly Introductory Flight, Path Finder Aviation from RedBalloon
- Take the controls and experience the thrill of flight with 60 minutes’ flying time
- A 20-minute pre-flight briefing helps you prepare for the flight
- Prices start from $329 per person
- Includes free HD video footage of you flying the aircraft to show your friends and family
Best for experience length: Recreational Aircraft Pilot Training 1 Day Starter Package, Path Finder Aviation from RedBalloon
- The perfect package experience for anyone interested in learning to fly
- Experience two 45-minute flights with you at the controls
- Thorough pre- and post-flight briefings and completion of training records
- Includes free footage of you flying the aircraft to show your friends and family
Best for views Helicopter Flight Training Experience, v2 Helicopters from RedBalloon
- Get behind the controls of a helicopter as you take to the skies for breathtaking views
- Includes a 10-minute one to one instructional flight briefing
- Feel the adrenaline rush as you take control and feel what it is like to fly
- Take in the views of the city sights from large windows you can’t find in a plane
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Flying lesson companies compared
|Book with||Price (from)||Location||Duration||Extras/Inclusions|
|RedBalloon (scenic flights)||$147||Archerfield||30–90 minutes|
|RedBalloon (helicopter flights)||$295||Archerfield||30 minutes|
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