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OBX Biplanes

410 Airport Rd, Dare County Regional Airport, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9110
+1 252-216-7777
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Beautiful flight

My mother and I took the southern scenic tour around the Bodie light house. Everyone was so... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
813dennist
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Pompano Beach
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"Added it back to the bucket list"

OK folks, I'm 56 and working on the bucket list. High on that list was a ride in a WW2 era... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dnhdvd
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Cordova, Tennessee
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Offering open cockpit biplane rides over the beautiful Outer Banks of North Carolina! Our 1990 WACO biplane has room for two passengers, sitting side by side in the front cockpit, soaring over the beaches and past lighthouses and piers with the opportunity to view sea life and shipwrecks. A wide range of flights are available. Also offering flights in an original WWII T-6 Texan 'Sweet Sophia'! Don't miss the chance to fly in one of the most important aircraft in aviation history, please call for details.
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“open cockpit” (19 reviews)
“bi plane” (26 reviews)
“great pilot” (14 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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410 Airport Rd, Dare County Regional Airport, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9110
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+1 252-216-7777
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My mother and I took the southern scenic tour around the Bodie light house. Everyone was so friendly including Stephanie at check in to Larry during and after the flight. Larry has a world of aviation experience and clearly still enjoys imparting this knowledge and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

OK folks, I'm 56 and working on the bucket list. High on that list was a ride in a WW2 era military aircraft. So we are on vacation at the OBX and I discovered OBX Warbirds. They have a T6 Texan trainer. I fell in...More

Thank dnhdvd
FlyOBX, Owner at OBX Biplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Wow...many, many thanks for such kind words! The whole experience with your wonderful family was special for us, too. It was such a pleasure to spend time with you all, and we appreciate your flexibility with those pesky thunderstorms...as it turned out, the next day...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great ride, great pilot but failure to check if video camera was working ruined flight for grandson. Preflight checks should include camera if customer paid for and expected a video disc at the end of the flight. Otherwise all company personnel were exceptional. No re-flight...More

Thank Robert P
FlyOBX, Owner at OBX Biplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

First, let me apologize again for the disappointment over the video...we knew it was a special occasion, and we too were dismayed when the video didn't work out. Just to be clear, it was working when your crew left on the trip, but somehow the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic time! I booked an aerobatic biplane tour for me and my girlfriend, and I couldn't have been more pleased with the experience. All the staff were incredibly friendly and helpful, and our pilot, Danny, was a really great guy. And although my girlfriend was...More

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FlyOBX, Owner at OBX Biplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We're so glad you enjoyed all aspects of the trip! We schedule lots of time for those aerobatic flights, some people experience a few jitters when we break the parachutes out, but Danny has a wonderful way of explaining every detail and by the time...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been living on the Outer Banks for a long time and have just about done it all down here. In fact, I thought there was nothing else left really cool to do. Well, I was wrong. A trip with OBX Biplanes literally blew me away...More

1  Thank SoBoDude
FlyOBX, Owner at OBX Biplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Well thank you for such kind words! It means a lot coming from someone in the same industry, and we're all glad you enjoyed the flight so much. You had a beautiful day to fly, and I bet you got some great footage on the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Flew along the beach, jockeys ridge and Roanoke island. Pilot Danny on the radio and in the cockpit and Steph in the office were both wonderful. Thank you for the ride ! Highly recommended for everyone. Wish I did it with the kids when they...More

Thank brinkleysheryl
FlyOBX, Owner at OBX Biplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Glad you enjoyed the trip! We will look forward to hearing from you again in the future, hopefully with a few young passengers joining you...it's a great fit for kids of all ages, and Danny has been known to pop them in the back (pilot's)...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

(Unless you have your own plane you'll never get a view like this. My wife and sons bought this for me for Father's Day and what a great time. I highly recommend it.

Thank Ty H
OBXHelicopters, Manager at OBX Biplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We have to say, we think it's the perfect Father's Day gift! Glad you enjoyed it, and we definitely appreciate the recommendation - thank you.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our experience with OBX Biplanes was superb from start-to-finish. I reached out to them by email looking for details and possible open slots for the afternoon of the same day as I was going to surprise my 15 year old daughter with the opportunity for...More

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OBXHelicopters, Owner at OBX Biplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We can't thank you enough for the thoughtful review! So glad your daughter chose to fly with us and do some exciting aerobatics as well - and that you overcame your fear of heights to join her. It really is a one of a kind...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great day for the flight. Flew over Bodie Island Lighthouse and up the coast and back into Manteo. Great equipment and pilot. Rock solid plane. I'll check into the aerobatic option in 2017.

Thank Dave A
FlyOBX, Manager at OBX Biplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

If you liked the regular tour, you'll love the aerobatic option! It combines the route of our normal flights, but you get to see the same sights upside down! Thanks for joining us, look forward to hearing from you again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You gotta ask for Danny as your pilot. I'm sure all their pilots are as remarkable as Danny. Danny and Taylor (his assistant) prepped our children for their 1st flying experience ever, and made them feel right at home. The kids said Danny taught them...More

Thank David A
FlyOBX, Owner at OBX Biplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many, many thanks for your review! We are so fortunate to have Danny and Taylor on our team. Danny is celebrating 50 years of flight this year; he is a tremendously competent pilot full of enthusiasm, and is a huge asset to OBX Biplanes. Taylor...More

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Elizabeth L
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Response from Taylor R | Reviewed this property |
It depends on how long of a trip you want to take. We did the 20min trip which was right at $200. All of the prices are listed on their webpage also!
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