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Address: Aviator Flying Museum | Aerosuperfice Pratello Via Ghizzano, 56037, Peccioli, Italy
Phone Number:
+39 339 639 5808
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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We will not be operating in Italy during the 2015 season. Attention...

We will not be operating in Italy during the 2015 season. Attention aviators, Are you ready for your Aviator Experience in an authentic Vintage Aircraft? Join Vintage Aeroplane for a joyride like no other. Sensations of the wind in your hair, open skies above, the sounds and smells of that big round engine are all yours to enjoy! Fly a biplane, an authentic military trainer from the 1930s. For a day or forever, you will feel like an Aviator from a bygone era. Come and visit the Aviator Flying Museum at Pratello, a resort airfield between Pisa and Florence where we have located our Southern base for vintage flight (Avio Superfice Peccioli Pratello PI09). Our museum is much more than a static airplane display. It provides you with the ability to fly in authentic historical aircraft, experiencing all of the sensations of a time gone by. Our Museum offers Vintage Discovery Flights and fully FAA Certified Flight Training in authentic aircraft from the golden age of flight, like the Boeing Stearman, the Aeronca Champ, the Beech Staggerwing and the Waco UIC.

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Highlight of our Tuscan holiday

Watching in awe as the vintage biplane circled our Pratello hotel, we felt this was an experience that we just had to try for ourselves. We were not disappointed and came away... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 August 2014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2014

Watching in awe as the vintage biplane circled our Pratello hotel, we felt this was an experience that we just had to try for ourselves. We were not disappointed and came away from Tuscany with great memories with this experience being the highlight of this year's holiday. Jon is a great host providing a detailed history of the planes and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014

Best flight ever. Amazing experience. Where do you get the chance to fly a Stearman in perfect shape, in one of the most beautiful landscape on Earth. U just feel the time has stopped in that hangar in Pratello. John and his team, they are doing an incredible job on those airplanes. with all the love, passion and attention for... More 

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Kingston, NJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2014

While driving through the Tuscan countryside near Peccioli, we passed a small air strip and saw two beautifully restored vintage 1942 WWII plans outside of the hanger. On a whim, we drove in and met Jon, the owner and pilot of these amazing planes. By the next afternoon, I was soaring over the Tuscan countryside in an open air cockpit... More 

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Thank greg e
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2014

We went to see Pratello field since we were close by and I knew vintage aircfraft has been based there since a while and I coulnd't miss the chance! The welcome is great, Jon and Marie are a fabolous couple that makes everybody feel to be part of the team straight away. Tuscany is very well known all over the... More 

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Thank Teotriki
Sint-Truiden, Belgium
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2014

Jon gave a good explanation about the STEARMAN and the other planes in the hangar. Flying over Tuscany with a classic plane, what pilots wouldn't like that?

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Thank Rudi C
Gothenburg, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

If you are looking for a biplane ride , or some flight training in a vintage Stearman. This is it. Look no further. Jon is a excellent instructor, the airplanes are in perfect conditions,the weather great and the surroundings are stunning. If you want some barnstorming experience in white silk scarf over Italy this is the place to go. I... More 

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Thank sportster_11
Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2014

I just happened by John and his fantastic aircraft, and boy was I excited I did! John is a wonderful and knowledgable pilot/engineer. The work done to restore the planes and their history was fantastic. Hammerheads and Loop-D-Loops... what a marvellous day! Thanks John... worth every euro!

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Thank Collin N
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2014

A beautifully kept and presented aeroplane in beautiful Tuscany. Double heaven. I had the 20 minute taster flight and would love more of the plane and the place. Jon is highly professional and meticulous yet very informal and approachable. The aircraft are pristine. The short time I had at Pratello was highly memorable. Definitely recommended. John M

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Angera, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2013

A dream! Fly this fantastic biplane in an amazing location! I booked a training package and everything was perfect. Thank You Jon and Marie for making it possible!

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Vintageaero, Owner at Vintage Aeroplane Europe AB, responded to this review

Thanks for the comments. You were a natural in the Stearman and I am glad that you were able to fulfill a dream. With regards Jon More 

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