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Light Aircraft Introductory Flight with Take Home Book

Melbourne, VIC - Show on map
Tristar Aviation Co

Light Aircraft Introductory Flight with Take Home Book


  • Discover the joy of flying on this introductory flying experience
  • Enjoy 30 minutes of hands on flying time in a light aircraft
  • Take home 'The Left Seat', a guide book on how to become a licensed pilot

Experience the daily life of a pilot as you take control during this light aircraft introductory training flight. After a video briefing, you will head up into the clouds and experience all the sensations of controlling your own aircraft with an expert instructor by your side.

What's Included?

  • Approximately 30 minutes of flying time
  • Pre flight briefing
  • Professional Instructor by your side
  • Take home 'The Left Seat', a book on how to become a licensed pilot by Adrianne Fleming

Your experience commences with a classroom briefing on the functions of the aircraft's controls, followed by a pre-flight inspection of your training aircraft. As you take a seat inside, your instructor will talk you through the start-up, taxiing and take-off, before you lift off into your first flying lesson. During the flight, feel all the thrills and spills of flying an aircraft, and soar up to an exhilarating 2000-3000ft. Following the flight, there will be an opportunity for you to discuss any questions you have on flight training with your instructor. Take home a copy of 'The Left Seat' by Adrianne Fleming - a book to guide you on your journey to becoming a fully licensed pilot.

Session Length

  • Please allow 90 minutes for this experience, including a briefing and approximately 30 minutes in the air
  • Bookings can be made seven days per week during daylight hours
  • Please allow for a waiting period of four weeks for weekdays and six weeks for weekends due to the popularity of this experience
  • Not available between Christmas and New Years


  • No previous flight experience is required
  • Minimum age is 15 years old
  • Weight restrictions and surcharges apply if you weigh 100kg or more
  • Please reach out to the supplier if you have any concerns regarding the weight restrictions as alternative arrangements can be made


  • Change your booking up to 7 days before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 7 days of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no-shows may result in you forfeiting your experience

Numbers on the Day

The price quoted is for one person. You will be one-on-one with your instructor during your trial flight.


Flying may be cancelled in weather conditions that would make the flight uncomfortable for a novice. Please call the flying school if in any doubt. Any cancelled flights will be rescheduled for a later date by the experience provider. Please call the flying school before making your way in if the visibility is reduced by bushfire smoke.

Dress Code

Comfortable clothing and footwear is required to enable you to climb in and out of aircraft. High heels are not recommended.

Other Info

Instructors are approved by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority and are members of the Aviation Safety Foundation of Australia.

This experience departs from Moorabbin Airport, approximately 22km southeast of the Melbourne CBD.

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