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“"Biggles" - Eat your heart out!”
Review of FlyWaco

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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Fly in style in the "Cadillac of the Sky"! Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience, side by side with a friend, in our luxury Waco Classic Open-Cockpit, Radial Engine Bi-plane (aptly named "Marilyn"). Relive the classic barnstorming era in sheer comfort and style with real aviator flying jackets, helmets & goggles.Choose from our beautiful and relaxed scenic air tours exploring the picturesque Sunshine Coast and Hinterland OR sign-up for some frolic and fun with an adventure flight or a thrilling aerobatic flight. A FUNtastic, memorable and unique thing to do!Beautifully presented Photo & Video Packages are available. A wonderful Gift Idea for all special occasions: Birthdays, Anniversaries, Marriage Proposals etc. Call us today!
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“"Biggles" - Eat your heart out!”
Reviewed 8 June 2013

My wife and I have always talked about flying in a bi-plane open cockpit. When I saw a brochure in our hotel advertising a unique dual cockpit our long wait had finished. I secretly booked the flight and totally surprised and thrilled her when we turned up at the Caloundra Airport in front of the Waco aerobatic bi-plane. We had lovely photos taken in front of the plane and in the cockpit with our "Biggles" radio headgear and goggles. We had a 40 min scenic flight along the beaches from Caloundra to Maroochydore, then inland to Maleny, down to Australia Zoo then back to Caloundra. The mid-late afternoon flight was magical and we took loads of brilliant photos. It was expensive to us but we thought it was worth it for the unique experience. Acrobatic flights can also be had. It apparently is the only dual cockpit bi-plane on the Eastern seaboard, with another one in Adelaide and 2 more in Perth. It was the highlight of our week holiday.

Visited May 2013
3 Thank GrahamJBeenleigh
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“Love the experence of flying in the open cockpit”
Reviewed 17 May 2013

My lovely wife surprised me with a gift voucher at Christmas with FlyWaco as she knows my passion for flying. Our flight was on a perfect clear morning, you could see forever. We left Caloundra and traveled up the Coast at 700 feet. The sound of the powerful Radial engine, the open cockpit, Excellent experence - Well worth it - Stephen and Kathy.

Visited April 2013
1 Thank Stephen W
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