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Waldo Wrights New Standard plane ride

Took the wife on this plane ride when she didn't know we were going. She really loved it. I did... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
grand rapids
Super experience

All of the previous reviews are spot on, this is an amazing event. Have had previous experience... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2018
Avon, Indiana
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1855 US Highway 92, Winter Haven, FL 33881-9010
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

Took the wife on this plane ride when she didn't know we were going. She really loved it. I did too. Rob, our pilot was the nicest guy you could ever meet. The ride was Awesome! Awesome! Awesome! We had beautiful weather and you had...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

All of the previous reviews are spot on, this is an amazing event. Have had previous experience with small aircraft, but nothing compares with the open cockpit experience. Traveling at 65 MPH has never been so exciting. Jill and Waldo are truly nice people, Jill...More

Thank dplace2016
Reviewed 23 January 2018

I love to watch planes fly....from the ground. While visiting the Fantasy of Flight Museum I spotted the New Standard Biplane. My husband and I walked over and met Jill. We chatted for a while about my fear of flying. She was so sweet, told...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Oh my goodness! The story telling beforehand was awesome. The explanation of what he was going to do was great. Communication was friendly and awesome from initial contact to our goodbye. Kept us updated when winds became a factor and delayed the flight. Super kind...More

1  Thank Teri P
Reviewed 26 April 2017

What a wonderful experience. I flew the Stearman and this is just what flying is all about. As a pilot it beats all other aircraft flown to date. The Stearman is a beautiful aircraft and very responsive. The memory of this experience will stay with...More

1  Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 3 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....More

1  Thank redding2n
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....More

1  Thank sivikes
Reviewed 6 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.

1  Thank Marie B
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...More

1  Thank Robert M
Reviewed 28 March 2016

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 ?)...More

2  Thank sue d
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Tessa B
2 May 2018|
Response from Waldo W | Property representative |
The New Standard has no age requirement. The Stearman requires passengers to be at least 5 feet tall, no matter what age. All flight parameters can be found on the Waldo Wright's website.