C-47 Pilot Experience in Fort Worth

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Get in the cockpit of an authentic C-47 for a thrilling flying experience. Look below at Fort Worth as you take control of the plane with an experienced pilot by your side.

Duration:  2hrs
Cancellation:  24.0hrs
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  • Buckle in for an unforgettable flying experience where you get the opportunity to take command
  • Lift off in a WWII-era C-47 airplane to see Fort Worth from high above as you guide the aircraft
  • Get started with a hands-on ground school intro class that prepares you for the real thing
  • Work alongside a knowledgeable expert, who has many years of experience flying

What's Included

  • Guided pilot experience
  • Ground school class

Cancellation policy

Full refunds for cancellations made at least 24 hours in advance.

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Oct 25, 2022
The experience was beyond what I thought it would be! It was so thrilling to be at the controls. The Pilot was awesome!
Sep 13, 2021
Great instructor and great aircraft to fly.
Dec 29, 2020
Nov 17, 2019
I was impressed with and appreciated the attitude and accommodation of the flight "crew" (Rich and David) -- they made an already special experience even better. The plane itself and the opportunity to pilot a C-47 again after 74 years were, of course, meaningful almost beyond words. Thanks to everyone at GGA!
Oct 28, 2019
The Captain Rich was Fantastic! He was experienced, patient, willing to answer all of my questions! I want to do it again, it was one of the best experiences of my life!
May 1, 2019
Apr 29, 2019
Apr 29, 2019
When I arrived at the Greatest Generation Aircraft hangar at Fort Worth Meacham Airport last Sunday April 28 at 9.45am, I had absolutely no experience of flying any sort of aircraft whatsoever. Zero hours. By lunchtime, I had performed a touch and go, several gentle right and left turns over the Fort Worth area and then a nice smooth landing back at Meacham, all under the calm and watchful eyes of Captain Jim, in a beautiful, immaculate 80 year old C-47 and now had my first 20 minutes in my "log book". Not your usual Sunday morning! This was a fantastic experience, and one I can thoroughly recommend to anyone interested in classic aviation, from a complete novice like me to vastly experienced pilots who'd just like to top up their hours in a beautiful classic aeroplane. The enthusiasm, friendliness and absolute professionalism of all at GGA was second to none, and even if you don't fancy flying, their seriously impressive collection of wonderful classic aircraft housed in the enormous hangar is worth a trip to see just on its own, including the stunning B29 "FiFi"-one of just two airworthy examples in the World. Thanks guys, I had an absolute blast-worth every penny of the trip over from London! I'll be back...
Mar 18, 2019
Mar 17, 2019
The crew was very nice, informative, and very helpful. I would recommend this tour to anyone!


Meeting location:  505 NW 38th St


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