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Hendersonville Bi-Plane Rides | Call 828.460.3646 | info@biplanerideswnc.com

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Our plane rides are in a 1949 Boeing Stearman Bi-plane. Flights leave from the Hendersonville Airport. Several types of flights are available, and include:

• 15 minute scenic rides - $100
• 30 minute scenic rides - $200

A 15 minute scenic ride includes viewing one or more of the following Hendersonville sites: Jackson Park, Carl Sandburg's, Kanuga Valley, Edneyville Valley, Downtown Hendersonville, Lake Summit, and perhaps even your home or school

A 30 minute scenic ride would include viewing one of the following possibilities: Biltmore Estate, Chimney Rock/Lake Lure, Blue Ridge Parkway, DuPont State Forest & Falls, or the Greenville Water Shed.

Group Discounts or longer rides available upon request.
Looking for a creative and unforgettable gift idea for retirement, graduation, promotion, or anniversary? Gifts Certificates are available!

The History of the Stearman

Our Boeing Stearman bi-plane entered service in 1943 and was used as a primary trainer for cadets in the U.S. Navy during WWII. In the hands of new naval cadets, these aircraft lived a rough life teaching the basics and challenges of airmanship. In 2010, a restoration of this aircraft was completed. While the stock engine was a 220 HP engine, this plane was upgraded to a 450 HP engine. The cruise speed is 110 MPH and full flight controls can be found in both cockpits.