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Preston Aviation

2073 US Highway 92, Winter Haven Municipal Airport, Winter Haven, FL 33881-9003
+1 863-956-2526
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I have been flying a while but felt I needed some improvement in very specific areas. Tim knew what... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2017
msimomboone
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Dayton, Ohio
Flight in trainer bi-plane

Took my son for a Biplane ride. It was a great thrill. Peggy and Tim are first rate people. My... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2016
Kenneth B
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Poinciana, Florida
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Open Cockpit Biplane Rides and Tailwheel Flight Instruction. WWII Boeing Stearman and Piper J3 Cub. Don a helmet and goggles and step back in time. You TOO can fly a Stearman! Rides are catered to you. Take the controls and see how gentle they fly. It's FUN! Tailwheel Flight Instruction in the Stearman and Piper J3 Cub. TW and HP Endorsements, Transition Training, Biannial Flight Reviews, Proficiency, Spin Training, or just some fun flying to enter into your log book. We are located in the Main Terminal Building at Winter Haven Airport. Tim is a certified flight instructor with over 14,000 hours, the majority in tailwheel aircraft.
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2073 US Highway 92, Winter Haven Municipal Airport, Winter Haven, FL 33881-9003
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

I have been flying a while but felt I needed some improvement in very specific areas. Tim knew what I wanted and tailored the flight to those needs. Had an hour and a half of dual instruction with Tim. He is a fabulous instructor and...More

Thank msimomboone
2010psp, Owner at Preston Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2017

You are so kind. Very nice to meet you. Maybe you will fly down here and visit one day! Thank you!

Reviewed 22 December 2016

Took my son for a Biplane ride. It was a great thrill. Peggy and Tim are first rate people. My son took the 15 minute ride and says he would love to do it again someday. Tim made the ride very enjoyable. Not scary just...More

Thank Kenneth B
2010psp, Owner at Preston Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2016

Hi Ken, Thank you!! It was very nice to meet you guys. Very good to hear Brian enjoyed his flight. They are such nice flying airplanes! I call them gentle giants. Maybe one day you'll go for a flight! Happy New Year to you and...More

Reviewed 20 November 2016

This experience is something I would recommend to anyone.The best part is the people who own it.You will be welcomed and made to feel a part of it from the moment you arrive.Tim is a great teacher, he gives you confidence,no matter how little your...More

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2010psp, Owner at Preston Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2016

Hi! Thank you so much for the nice review!! It put a big smile on my face! It was our pleasure. We look forward to seeing you again one day. Thanks again, Peggy

Reviewed 30 May 2016

Tim and Peggy could not have given me a friendlier welcome and the whole experience was absolutely first class. I had a flight with Tim in the Stearman bi-plane. This was my first flight in a bi-plane, and didn't know what to expect as I'm...More

Thank Lou G
2010psp, Owner at Preston Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2016

Thank you Lou! It was very nice to meet you. You seem to have a great time whatever you do! I hope your adventures continue! Take Care and hope to see you again one day.

Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Peggy and Tim offer flights in their wonderful Stearman or Delightful Cub from Winter Haven Airport. To experience the thrill of flying their brightly coloured blue and yellow Stearman aeroplane in the warm sunny weather of Florida is simply fantastic. Tim is an excellent Instructor...More

Thank Dave R
flybiplane, Owner at Preston Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2016

Thank you for introducing us to your partner and making us a part of your Holiday. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 11 April 2016

The best thing are the People. Very friendly people that make you feel comfortable. The Team is Peggy, the Boss and Tim, a very experienced Flight Instructor. They truly love what they do and their operation is very well organized. In March 2016 I was...More

Thank Alex G
2010psp, Owner at Preston Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2016

We think our customers are pretty amazing!! Thank you so much! We look forward to seeing you again one day.

Reviewed 15 March 2016

A couple of years ago I gave my husband a tour for a Christmas present. Tim and Peggy made this a wonderful experience for him. We live in Polk county but he got to see it from a different view. If you want some fun...More

Thank 909peggyk
2010psp, Owner at Preston Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2016

Thank you very much!

Reviewed 2 March 2016

Tim Preston is one of the best tailwheel instructors you will find. Very experienced, a great teacher, and he has two very nice planes.

Thank Ralph J
2010psp, Owner at Preston Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2016

Thank you very much for the very nice review. We truly appreciate it. Peggy

Reviewed 16 September 2015

I recently got my tailwheel endorsement with Preston Aviation and had a great time doing it! Knowing that I had some vacation time coming up, I coordinated with Peggy a few weeks in advance to schedule several days of training. Both Tim and Peggy were...More

Thank Justin R
2010psp, Owner at Preston Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2015

Hi. Thank you for writing such a nice review. We really appreciate it. Peggy

Reviewed 5 September 2015

What can I say? Tim and Peggy are the greatest! Such wonderful folks who great each client like family starting with the warm welcome through your flight/training (including making sure you have FUN while you are experiencing your learning or just relaxing a thousand feet...More

Thank Lennie_19
2010psp, Owner at Preston Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2015

Wow, so very nice. I'm not sure what to say, other than thank you ery much! We look forward to seeing you, and flying with you again.

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Joseph G
23 December 2016|
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Response from 2010psp | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for contacting us. We offer introductory flights, but we do not offer the private pilot license in our airplanes. A flight in the Piper Cub or Stearman will motivate you!! The average cost to get your... More
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Rolandaugust
16 July 2015|
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Response from 2010psp | Property representative |
Hi. Thank You for the enquiry. rides in the Stearman Biplane are $100 for a 15 minute flight and $185 for a 30 minute flight. 1 passenger at a time. Scheduling recommended Thanks again.
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