Sky High Air Tours Biplane Rides in Sevierville, TN

Sky High Air Tours134 Air Museum WaySevierville, TN 37862
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Overview

Offering a truly unique experience for any age while visiting the Sevierville area, Sky High Air Tours Biplane Rides offers an adventurous and romantic flight in an open cockpit plane. Guests can take a nostalgic trip into yesteryear with an authentic 1927 Waco Biplane, complete with stunning views of the majestic Smoky Mountains and the surrounding area.

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  • Open air cockpit

Description

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Come fly with us and experience the romance and adventure of flying in an open cockpit biplane! Take a nostalgic flight into yesteryear in an authentic Waco Biplane with a modern day Barnstormer. Breathtaking birds-eye views of the Great Smoky Mountains and the surrounding area provide an incredible photo opportunity. All ages are welcome and two can fly for the price of one, so bring a friend and share the fun.

The airplane is a 1927 Waco Model 10 Straightwing, pronounced “Wah-Co” like taco. “Way-Co” is a town in Texas.

The experience is like riding in a time machine that takes you back to the Golden Age of Aviation. Where you can touch the fabric that holds you aloft, smell the oil and hear the roar of a radial engine as you fly with the wind blowing through your hair. Unlike an aircraft in a museum, roped off from the public, you can climb aboard this airplane and experience what it was like to be a Barnstormer from a bygone era!

Reserve Gatlinburg Customer Reviews

Allen Williams
1 Review
"Best plane ride ever"
August, 2016
Marc was great. He was very informative about the area. It was a blast being in an open cockpit. I would recommend this flight to anyone who likes flying.
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Heath C
"Great experience!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed August 14, 2018 NEW
Had a ton of fun on this airplane ride! The pilot personally restored this 1920-era biplane. He has immense knowledge of early aviation history and is passionate about sharing it. He is extremely friendly and a skilled pilot. From takeoff to landing, the ride was silky smooth. This tour is highly recommended.
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Mara L
"Awesome!!!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed July 10, 2018
An open cockpit biplane blows any other tour out of the water!! Definitely a memorable way to explore the Smokies. The pilot is knowledgeable of the area and an experienced pilot (which makes you feel safe even if you are a bit squeamish).
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lynnco1
Rockford, Illinois
"AWESOME flight / well worth the money"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed June 18, 2018
This was an AWESOME biplane ride. Not many people get the experience of riding in a 1927 plane. Marc was very friendly and knowledgeable. It was well worth the money.
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Tony F
"Dream come true with my fiance"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed May 24, 2018
Been in the aviation industry for 26 years, but never been in an open cockpit airplane. Always been a dream of mine, so my fiance accompanied me on our first bi plane adventure. I can honestly say there is no better way to see the mountains than from an open cockpit, and Marc was the perfect host and pilot, pointing out all the landmarks along the way. I strongly encourage anyone visiting the Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge area to take a ride in this vintage airplane. You certainly will not be disappointed!!
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Bobbi K
Cincinnati, United States
"The best flight in town."
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed May 20, 2018
My husband had the best time ever in the bi-plane. Marc was much fun to talk with. We took the 30 min flight and we were in the air for at least 30 mins. Best thing we do on vacation.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Biplane Rides

What should I wear for my biplane ride?
On warm weather days, shorts, t-shirts, and perhaps a light jacket are perfectly fine. During colder seasons, long pants and a warm jacket are highly recommended. Remember, the biplane has an open air cockpit!

How many people can fit in a biplane?
Our planes fit 2 people on a 32-inch seat. These biplanes also operate on a 400lb maximum.

What will happen if it rains or inclement weather occurs on the day of my scheduled flight?
We will reschedule your flight to a day with better-forecasted weather.

Are children allowed to participate in the biplane rides?
Yes. All ages are welcome.

What accessibility measures are in place?
Some dexterity is required to enter and exit the biplane. We do our best to accommodate all individual needs.

Do I have to wear a headset during the flight?
Yes. All passengers must wear the provided headsets during the flight. These protect your hearing and allow you to communicate with the pilot at all times.

How long are the flights?
The ride times depend on your chosen biplane flight package. We offer 8, 15, and 30-minute biplane rides.