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OBX Airplanes

410 Airport Rd, Dare County Regional Airport Terminal, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9110
+1 252-489-8165
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Flight lesson

This was a great experience. Doesn’t matter if it’s your first flight or first flight in a while... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
Army_recuerdos
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Las Vegas, Nevada
Trip of a lifetime

It was really great we took six of us everyone is still talking about it went up for an hour wish... read more

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Reviewed 4 days ago
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Come see the Outer Banks from the sky on one of our scenic tours, let us take you on an AEROBATIC RIDE (so you can check it off your bucket list!) or actually LEARN TO FLY! **AERIAL TOURS START AT JUST $15/PER PERSON!! We offer tours of the historic Wright Brothers memorial, Bodie Island, Hatteras or Currituck lighthouses, and of course the scenic beaches which the Outer Banks is famous for. Have you ever dreamed of becoming a pilot?? We also offer extensive pilot training for all levels. You fly the airplane and start making your dream of becoming a pilot a reality. What better place to fly than where it all began?! Life is too short not to follow your heart- and as Amelia Earhart said: "Adventure is worthwhile in and of itself." Call OBX AIRPLANES today!
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“minute flight” (9 reviews)
“great flight” (7 reviews)
“plane ride” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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410 Airport Rd, Dare County Regional Airport Terminal, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9110
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+1 252-489-8165
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a great experience. Doesn’t matter if it’s your first flight or first flight in a while, get in the cockpit and relive the Wright brothers discovery of powered flight at the outer banks!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

It was really great we took six of us everyone is still talking about it went up for an hour wish we knew more of what to ask for would have asked to go farther up the coast or down crew was wonderful and very...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Highly recommend the biplane ride. It was lots of fun. No windshield, nothing between you and the air. Pilot was great - answered all of our questions. We definitely want to go again next year. Make sure to go for at least half an hour.More

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OBXAirplanes, Manager at OBX Airplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for leaving a review. The biplane is really exciting to fly. I'm chuckling as I read your review. I can tell you were excited by the sensation that the open cockpit gives passengers in the Biplane. There IS a windshield in front of the...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a great time with the kids taking the tour over the Wright Bros memorial and one of the girls got to take the stick for a few minutes. Our pilot Josh was excellent and had the smoothest landing ever! Highly recommend!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Over all very nice trip pilot very friendly and knowledgeable only problem flight was over an hour late even with having a reservation

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Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I took our 8 year old son for a 45 minute tour. I had done something similar when I was his age and was looking forward to sharing it with him. Our pilot, Elijah, was great, even allowing my son to take...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

It was a great experience. Our pilot was awesome. Very calm and professional. His landing was impeccable!! For the price I would like to see 2 things: 1) A little bit longer then 12 minutes. 2) Ask the customer what they would like to see/do...More

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OBXAirplanes, Manager at OBX Airplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for leaving us a review! We love to hear feedback from our passengers. Most people who do the 12 minute Discovery Flight come back and tell us they want to do the Inlet Tour next time they come. We try to offer something for...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Our family made a stop in Manteo, N.C. for a few days on our road trip from New York to Charleston, SC without any plans on what to do when we got there. We found that we could take a flight around the Outer Banks...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2:40PM appointment. Email sent string to be on time. I was told at check in it would be about 15 minutes. It’s now 3:39 and I’m still waiting. Of course they took my money at 2:45.More

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OBXAirplanes, Manager at OBX Airplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for leaving us a review Michael. I apologize for the delay you experienced. Please allow me to take a few seconds and explain what happens if we have a delay. There are a lot of factors in aviation scheduling, which is why delays at...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

OBX Airplanes was the best! They helped make my son's engagement to his girlfriend an awesome memory!! They flew right above our beach house because our beach access had been flooded by rain water. THANK YOU OBX AIRPLANES!

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Lori M
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Response from Thomas H | Reviewed this property |
It is harder then getting into a car. Kind of like getting into a high 4 wheel drive pickup. There is a step to get in and he would have to sit up front as it is easier than getting into the back. The trip is worth it.
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Lori M
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Response from Skyler1994 | Reviewed this property |
I saw a elderly man using a walker and the staff accommodated him nicely. Give it a try.
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