Be a Pilot and Fly to Pearl Harbor – Fly the Attack Route to Pearl Harbor!
You get to fly take off, cruise and approach to landing!
Never flown before? That’s OK! Be a Pilot and Fly to Pearl Harbor is perfect fit for you because we’ll instruct you on the basics of flying including takeoff and landing. It’s a fantastic experience!
Take flight! Your Certified Flight Instructor will introduce you to the excitement of flying. You will take the controls, and not only learn how to take off, cruise, descend and approach to land but get to fly as close as 500′ from the most majestic waterfalls in all of Hawaii
This flight includes all the glory of Intro Flight 1, plus you get to fly the attack route of the second wave of 167 Japanese Zero’s, flying just 500′ above the Koolau Mountains we then descend to 1,500′ over Ford Island and Pearl Harbor. Look to your left as we fly a sweeping low wing turn over Battleship row.
Prepare to immerse yourself back in time. Listen closely, as we replay in your headsets the most dramatic live radio broadcasts of December 7, 1941. Experience Pearl Harbor from a unique perspective that of a Japanese attack pilot.
After overflight, you get to land at the nation’s 10th busiest airport, Honolulu International. A self-guided experience is available after landing should you wish to take a break from your flight instruction. Debriefing of your lesson can take place over lunch. Back to the airfield, where you will be briefed on the unique departure procedures which take you overhead Waikiki and Diamond Head.Then off to the majestic waterfalls of Molokai!
Facts and Requirements
- Operates: Monday-Sunday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm (times may vary)
- Departure Point: Kahului Airport
- Duration: 6-7 hours
- Equipment: Cirrus SR22 G3 GTS-X
- Inclusions: Lunch, Round Trip Airfare, Certificate of Flight Training
- Restrictions: Must be at least 8 years old to be a pilot. Flight patterns and specific sights are subject to weather & wind. Your safety and comfort is first priority. Flight routes and sites may vary due to weather conditions.
- Cancellation: Associated with cancellation fee (terms and conditions), rescheduling 48 hrs. for all reservations, and 72 hrs. for groups of 6 or more.
Your Personal Certified Flight Instructor.
As a professional Certified Flight Instructor – Instrument (CFII) and former Cirrus Factory Standardized Instructor Pilot (CSIP) with over 5,000 flight hours and nearly 30 years of aviation experience, I have flown Astronauts, taught 8 year olds and even an 80 year old grandmother. You can feel confident that I know my airplane and these islands. I have sat on the Board of Commissioners overseeing the State of Hawaii airport system, worked with AOPA and owned the largest regional air carrier serving the Grand Canyon from Southern California. Now, my passion is to share the thrill of flying and the majesty of Hawaii which can only be appreciated through General Aviation. Each participant receives a Certificate of Flight Training under Federal Aviation Regulations Part § 61.189.