Friday, September 2, 2011

Wanna a Ride in the Same Type of Planes that Flew out of the Lasalle Airfield/strip/port....check this out

                                                                                                                                                                   This would be a cool tour, a ride in a biplane ,open cockpit,the same stuff that flew out of the Lasalle Airfield.  Worth a side trip to Ottawa to the Canadian Aviation Museum,plus you could see all the stuff about the Avro Arrow too...... Have Fun & Remember Verdun

Biplane Rides

Back in Spring 2011

Feeling adventurous? Wondering what its like to fly in a vintage aircraft? Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum.

Whether to mark a special occasion, to celebrate an anniversary or to experience a thrilling moment, this is a unique and memorable gift idea.

The Waco UPF-7

The Canada Aviation and Space Museum is excited to announce the return of another amazing season of vintage flight experiences over the Capital. As of May, visitors will be able to fly aboard a Waco UPF-7, an open cockpit biplane circa 1939.

Tours Offered

Five tours are offered for everybody’s enjoyment, so strap on your helmet and goggles and get ready…

  • First Flight – New this year!

    A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to fly on board a biplane awaits you. Fly in this iconic open-cockpit two-seater over the National Capital Region!

  • Parliament Hill Tour

    The Parliament Hill Tour will give you a bird’s eye view of Parliament Hill and downtown Ottawa from the front seat of the aircraft.

  • Gatineau Hills Tour

    The Gatineau Hills Tour will have you experience a nostalgic flight over Gatineau Park as well as downtown Ottawa and Parliament Hill on the way back.

  • Eco Tour

    The Eco Tour will fly over Gatineau Park and offer a close up aerial view of the Gatineau Cliffs.

  • Vintage Wings Tour

    The Vintage Wings Tour offers a round trip to Gatineau airport from the Museum. Get a guided tour of the Vintage Wings of Canada hangar and stop for a snack before catching your return flight to the Canada Aviation and Space Museum. (Price does not include meals).

Please refer to the fees table at the bottom of this page for more information on rates for these tours.

General Information

The Waco, operated by Central Aviation Inc., will take off daily from the Museum from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The aircraft seats up to two passengers at a time. Helmets and goggles will be provided to the passengers.

Fees and Reservations

For reservations, ticket and gift-certificate purchase, please call 613-316-7229. Payments can be made by cash, credit card or by cheque payable to Central Aviation Inc.

Tour Per person*

*Prices based on two passengers per flight. Taxes not included.

First Flight $ 60
Parliament Hill Tour $ 75
Gatineau Hills Tour $ 110
Eco Tour $ 160
Vintage Wings Tour $ 160

The Canada Aviation and Space Museum is happy to offer its visitors other amazing ways of flying over the Capital with the Helicopter Rides.

Looking for another great gift idea? Why not offer unlimited access to discover and explore Canada’s innovation heritage treasures with a membership to our 3 museums: 3 museums… 1 card.