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Address: 1855 US Highway 92, Winter Haven, FL 33881-9010
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My third trip with my best friend Harvey and his sister Roz.

this was our third trip up, and this was the best one yet. This is truly flying at it's best. Nothing like the wind in you're face, and a view second to none. this is a ride... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2017
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Apollo Beach, Florida
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Apollo Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

this was our third trip up, and this was the best one yet. This is truly flying at it's best. Nothing like the wind in you're face, and a view second to none. this is a ride even an old pilot like me so enjoyed. Wish I could fly across country in a open cockpit airplane

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Lakeland, Florida
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Reviewed 16 January 2017

I've had six flights with Rob and Jill. Today was the turn for the next generation and the one after that. The surprise? I gave my flight to my granddaughter, about to graduate from Santa Fe. But I shall book myself another time next month. As always, a total pleasure in all respects flying with Rob with Jill doing all... More 

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Beamsville, Canada
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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

The owners are friendly, experienced & knowledgable. They take pride in their work & craftsmanship of their planes. Fun experience. Would recommend to anyone who loves the open air.

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Cumberland, Rhode Island
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Reviewed 17 December 2016

For those who may have taken a flying lesson in a high wing Cessna or similar aircraft I would encourage you to fly the PT-17 Stearman offered at Waldo Wright Flying Service in Winter Haven, FL. The experience is one of FLYING as opposed to say sitting in a VW with wings. Great experience for young or old.

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Vendee, France
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Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

For my husbands 65th birthday we decided to have a flight in a beautiful 1920s biplane. We went to Waldo Wrights...... BRILLIANT choice. The pilot ( we think his name was Rob ) was so kind and funny . Also his assistant ( Jill ?) is a very sweet and knowledgeable young girl . We had a truly wonderful time... More 

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Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

We brought my dad here today for his 80th birthday. What an amazing experience for him! He was thrilled with the ride and we were thrilled with how the pilot treated our dad! The instructor was a wonderful teacher who made my dad feel comfortable and confident! Thank you so much for making this a fantastic experience. I highly recommend... More 

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Avon, Indiana
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Reviewed 6 February 2016

If you happen to be in Winter Haven, Florida be sure to not miss this. You will get a good presentation of the early days of flying, will learn the difference between "flying" and "traveling." We had a great biplane ride, Waldo and Jill were fantastic hosts.

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Franklin, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 31 January 2016

We had a great time flying with Ron. My friend was scared of the experience and he put her at easy. We would highly recommend this experience.

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Hamburg, Germany
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Reviewed 18 April 2014

If you`re passionate about flying this needs to go on your ten-things-to-do-before-you-die-list. Ron and Jill are as good at running their business as they are in restoring and flying classic aircraft. I (rookie pilot trainee-wannabe) did a half hour tour with Ron in their Boeing-Stearman PT-17 and Ron very expertly assessed my skills and gave me the confidence to fly... More 

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Reviewed 1 February 2014

I am licensed pilot but have not flown as pilot-in-command for a number of years. On a whim, I recently drove out to Fantasy of Flight and signed up for a little dual time on a classic Stearman biplane. I could not be happier with the whole experience. Rob Lock, the owner and chief pilot, and his wife, Jill, who... More 

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