Aircraft Rent-A-Ride

Fighter and Warbird Rides

  • Adventure Tour Productions  Jeff Cristol offers video documentary production in skiing and climbing, international guided paragliding tours and tandem paragliding flights.  Based in Telluride, Colorado.
  • Air Combat Australia  Combat fighter flights in Mig fighter jets and Yak fighter trainers.
  • Air Combat USA  Fly a light attack fighter aircraft.
  • Australian Jet Adventures  Operating Strikemaster jet aircraft in Australia for air combat and aerobatic flights.
  • Avion De Combate  Offering 25 and 40 minutes rides in a completely restored L-39C delivered in late 2009.  Flights carried out near Madrid and include stunning low passes.
  • Bay Aviation  Flight instruction, tail wheel endorsements, and scenic flights in their Cessna 172 and in their beautifully restored Fairchild PT-19 World War II primary training aircraft.  Hummel Field in Topping, Virginia.
  • Discovery Tour  Fly a MiG-29 Fulcrum or a MiG-31 Foxhound in a once-in-a-lifetime tours tailored to meet your threshold for excitement and adventure.  Napa, California.
  • Fighter Combat International  Dogfighting, corporate aerial adventures, group tournaments.  Fly with real fighter pilots in real world-class aerobatic aircraft.   Aerobatic fun flight available.  Based in Mesa, Arizona.
  • Fighter Jets Australia  Providing a range of high-action adrenaline events, from Top Gun style fighter jet flights, scenic helicopter rides, aerobatic flights and executive jet charter, to boat membership and V8 supercar events.  They offer a range of gift packs.  In NSW, QLD, and VIC.
  • Fighter Pilots USA  Corporate, group, and individual flight programs.  ACM and Jet.  "Everything is real except the bullets!"
  • Fly Fighter Jet.com  Book your MiG-29, MiG-31, L-39, Hawker Hunter, Lightning or Buccaneer ride.  Fly a fighter jet in Russia or in the USA and the EU.
  • Fly Fighter Jets  Fly a fighter jet - Fouga Magister (France), L 39 Albatros (France), Mig 29 Fulcrum (Russia), Mig 31 Foxhound (Russia), Electric Lightning (South Africa), Hawker Hunter (South Africa), BAE Buccaneer (South Africa), Hawker Hunter (Switzerland), Mirage 3 (Switzerland).
  • Fly the Fortress  The EAA offers historic flight experiences in its beautifully restored B-17G Flying Fortress "Aluminum Overcast."
  • Fly a Jet Fighter  Fly fighter jets around the world: Migs, L39, Fouga Magister, Hawker Hunters... A selection of fighter jets in France, UK, Russia, and elsewhere.
  • Fly With Us Rent a Mig in Moscow.
  • Flying Fighters Pty Ltd  Tour an historic fighter collection, take an adventure flight, or hold your function in a replica of the Wendover Bar.  Flying Fighters provide a full warbird sourcing and restoration service.  Located just outside the city of Brisbane in Queensland, Australia.
  • Fouga Jet  This twin-engine Fouga Magister jet trainer is available for training, airshows, media and orientation flights.
  • Hawker Hunter Ex Military Jet Experiences  Fast jet experiences and airshow appearances in the UK.
  • Incredible Adventures, Inc.  Fly in a jet fighter.
  • Jet Fighter  This Australian adventure jet operator owns and operates a number of ex-military jet fighter aircraft.  Five different missions vary in content and flight time.
  • Jet Fighter Flights  Have an unforgettable, high-speed adventure in Australia.
  • Jet Ride Australia  Providing adventure rides to the public in an L39 jet fighter capable of speed in excess of 900kph and stressed to 8 times the force of gravity.  Year-round flights.
  • MiGFlug  Provides flights with fighter planes at different locations throughout Russia, the USA, Czech Republic, Germany, and South Africa.
  • Millionaires Concierge  Fighter jet experiences in Florida.
  • Mustang Flights  Fly in a real, ex-RAAF P-51D Mustang fighter located in Brisbane, Australia.  Flights in a Wirraway and Winjeel are also available.
  • North American Top Gun Fly authentic World War II warbirds in air-to-air combat.
  • Rostourism  Adventure tours in Russia.  Fly Russian combat jets and others: Mig 29 Fulcrum, Su 27 Flanker, Zero-G flight.  Tourist and business visa, book discount hotel and travel.  Transfer.  Russian Agency of Tourism.
  • SkyandSpaceTravel.com  Fly MIG fighters in Russia - supersonic aerobatics and edge of space flights.  Experience breathtaking aerobatic manoeuvres and enjoy astonishing Earth views in MIG-29, MIG-31 fighter jets.
  • Space Travellers  Jet and spaceflight experiences worldwide, zero-G flights in Russia and in the United States.
  • Stallion 51 Corporation  Orientation flights, checkout training, and fun flying in a P-51 Mustang.
  • Swede Jets  Jet fighter rides in Sweden and Russia.  Their de Havilland Vampire jet is based in Stockholm and 20 and 40 minute flights are available.  Extreme jet flight experiences in Russia include accomodations and are available in the Mig-29, Mig 31, and L-39.
  • Texan Flight  Take a Warbird ride in the T-6 Texan and fly it yourself!  Fun flights, acrobatics, dual instruction, and sightseeing along the Blue Ridge mountains.  Operating out of Culpeper, Virgina and serving all of Northern Virgina, Washington, DC, Maryland, and Southern Pennsylvania.
  • Thunderprop Ltd  Offering a unique chance to experience flight in a Second World War warbird, a restored Harvard T6 Texan aircraft powered by a 600HP Pratt & Whitney radial engine.  At Shoreham Airport, in the South of England.
  • Ultimate High  Aerobatic flights, advanced training, jet rides, and corporate entertainment in Kemble, UK.
  • Vintage Flights  Offers sightseeing rides in vintage World War II era aircraft. You can fly the same planes the cadets flew as they prepared for war. Jump in the front seat of an open cockpit Stearman Biplane and reach out and touch the sky. Enjoy the unobstructed views, the rush of the oncoming air and the rumble of the radial engine. To experience the same thrills as a burgeoning young WW II fighter pilot, strap into the T-6 Texan. Flights are based out of Cherokee County Airport (47A) in Canton, Georgia.
  • Vyazma Rus Squadron  The official website of the Vyazma Rus L-39 Aerobatic Squadron, and offering L-39 flight training and L-39 jet fun flights.
  • Warbird Adventures, Inc.  Fly in the front seat.  Kissimmee, Florida.
  • Warbird Air Adventures  High speed, high adrenalin adventure flights in the CJ-6A Nanchang. Gift Vouchers available. Flying from Melbourne, Cairns, and Townsville. Aerobatic flights.
  • Warbird Alley  This online reference source for information about airworthy ex-military aircraft includes a section listing places where you can fly a warbird.
  • Warbird Rides  Thrill Planet Warbird Rides feature everything from astounding aerobatics to calm, soothing rides.

Sightseeing and Touring Rides Across the U.S.

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  • 4-flight hot air balloon group  A resource for all interested in hot air ballooning, or those looking for a hot air balloon ride.
  • All Helicopter Tours.com  A list of helicopter tour locations in the United States by state.
  • Ballooning Info  This network of hot air balloon ride providers provides a guide to information about ballooning and hot air balloon rides in the U.S.
  • Xperience Days  Offers experience gift certificates for activities such as biplane flights, air combat flights, helicopter tours and numerous other exciting airborne experiences.

Sightseeing and Touring Rides by U.S. State

Alabama

  • Air Alabama  This hot air ballooning company in the Birmingham, Alabama area offers hot air balloon passenger flights, aerial advertising, hot air balloons for special occasions, and hot air balloon pilot training.

Alaska

Arizona

  • Aerogelic Ballooning  Ballooning adventures in the beautiful, scenic Sonoran Desert preserve in the North Phoenix, Scottsdale area's, and the South Valley, Chandler, Queen Creek area's.  Call toll free 1-866-FLY-TDAY.
  • APEX Balloons  A professional hot air balloon company offering daily balloon flights in the greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Arizona area.
  • Flying M Air, LLC  This northwest Phoenix area helicopter operator offers helicopter tours, day trips, multi-day excursions, and charters.  Tour the Wickenburg or Phoenix areas, take day trips or multi-day excursions, or utilize their custom charter services throughout Arizona and the southwest.
  • Warbirds Unlimited Foundation  Relive history aboard "Barbie III," the world's last flying North American B-25H Mitchell.  Enjoy flying over picturesque Arizona or Colorado terrain for an experience of a lifetime.

Arkansas

California

  • Aeroclub Marin  This Cessna Pilot Center provides scenic flights.  Located at Gnoss Field (DVO), in Marin County, about 25 miles north of San Francisco.
  • Bay Area Glider Rides  A scenic glider ride location in the San Francisco and Monterey Bay area open to the general public.  They offer scenic glider rides for one or two passengers, acrobatic glider rides for one passenger, and intro lessons.  Boarding passes are available for a great gift.
  • Bay Aerial Helicopter Tours  Helicopter tours and services in the San Francisco Bay Area region.
  • Biplane, Air Combat, & Warbird Adventures  Vintage airplane rides in Southern California.  Gentle or thrilling open cockpit biplane rides, WWII Warbird loops and rolls, pulse pounding Top Dog Air Combat, Discovery Flights.
  • California Dreamin'  Daily balloon and biplane flights over Southern California's wine country in Temecula and coastal valleys in San Diego.
  • Celebrity Helicopters, Inc.  Helicopter and airplane sightseeing tours over L.A. with airport pick up.
  • Cheers Over California  Balloon rides in Northern California.  Serving Sacramento, Marysville, Lodi, Woodland and the surrounding area.
  • Corporate Helicopters of San Diego  A large helicopter operator in San Diego, California, specializing in training, film work, aerial photography, and tours.
  • Elite Helicopter Tours  Los Angeles helicopter tours include sunset, coastal, wine country, celebrity homes, Catalina Island, Las Vegas and more.  They can accommodate any request, will match or beat competitor’s prices or service, and will work with you to create the perfect helicopter tour.
  • A Grape Escape Hot Air Balloon Adventure  Sunrise hot air balloon rides over the Temecula Valley wine country in Southern California.  Flights include champagne, orange juice, continental breakfast and souvenir photo.
  • Great American Balloon Company  Balloon rides, advertising promotions, tethered events, film and stunt work, weddings, cold air advertising, gift certificates, group events.  In southern California.
  • Great Escape Helicopter Co.  Helicopter tours in and around the Bay area.  Located at San Carlos Airport, California.
  • Great Western Soaring School  Sailplane flights with an FAA Certificated Commercial Pilot / Instructor in Llano, California.
  • Los Angeles Helicopter Tours  Helicopter tours, scenic flights, and aerial photography in Los Angeles.
  • Los Angeles Helicopter Tours  Serving the Los Angeles community for over 29 years with staff that aim to give you an amazing experience.
  • Los Angeles Helicopters  Offers helicopter flight training (all levels), sightseeing tours, and aerial photography in Los Angeles, California, USA.
  • Napa Valley Biplane Company, Inc.  Providing scenic tours and rides over the beautiful Napa Valley, California in a restored 1942 Boeing Stearman Biplane.  Gift certificates available.
  • San Diego Air Service  Provides private aircraft charter, air cargo, and sight seeing to locations throughout California and the west coast including Arizona and Nevada.
  • Soar Truckee  Glider rides, instruction, aero-tow, and other services for clubs and individuals.  On-site bunkhouse, shower, flush toilets, and camping facilities.  Located in Lake Tahoe, California.
  • SoCal Helicopters  A San Diego, California company specializing in tours, aerial race support, and aerial photo and film flights.
  • Sunrise Balloons  Providing scenic hot air balloon rides over the Temecula, California wine country and other scenic areas worldwide.  Pilot Dan Glick has over 6,000 fun flight time hours in both helicopters and balloons.
  • Up & Away Ballooning  A balloon ride company in Sonoma County specializing in romantic balloon rides for couples and rides for small groups using multiple balloons.
  • Vintage Aircraft Company  Open cockpit biplane rides over world-renowned Sonoma and Napa Wine Country in California.
  • Williams Soaring Center  Soaring adventure flights in Northern California.  A variety of flights for 1 or 2, including the incredible "Top Gun" aerobatic flight.

Colorado

Connecticut

  • Aer Blarney Balloons  Balloon sightseeing flights by "Connecticut's premier non-directional airline."
  • Castle View Balloons, LLC  The beautiful skies over central Connecticut can be seen in all their splendor on a sunrise or sunset hot air balloon ride.

Delaware

District of Columbia

Florida

  • Balloons & Beyond  Enjoy the adventure of a lifetime with a sunrise hot air balloon flight over the Central Florida countryside.  They fly 7 days a week in the Disney area of Orlando as well as Kissimmee, Polk City, Auburndale, Lakeland, Winterhaven, Tampa, Haines City, Cypress Gardens, and Sebring.
  • Crystal Magic Balloon Company  Sunrise hot air balloon rides in the Tampa Bay area of Florida, followed with a catered Champagne Brunch served picnic style.  Year round flying (weather permitting), gift certificates, groups of up to 100 people.
  • FlightFantastic Aerobatics  Aerobatic rides (in a Pitts S2B biplane), scenic flight tours, aerobatic training, spin instruction, competition aerobatic instruction.  At Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
  • Incredible Adventures  A scenic introductory flight in an ultralight along Florida's Gulf Coast.  Based at Airport Manatee, a short drive from Sarasota, Bradenton, Venice, St. Petersburg, and Tampa.  Advance reservations are required.
  • Miami Gliders  Glider "sailplane" rides, flight training and aircraft rentals.
  • Orlando Balloon Adventures  Affordable hot air balloon rides in Orlando, Florida.  Sunrise flights daily near Disney World.
  • Preston Aviation, Inc.  Scenic rides and instruction, endorsements, proficiency training, and tailwheel training in a 1941 Boeing Stearman and 1946 Piper J3 Cub.  Winter Haven Airport, Florida.
  • Seminole-Lake Gliderport  Glider rides, instruction, and rentals in Florida.
  • SkyScapes Balloon Tours  Specializing in "private" hot air balloon flights for couples and families in Orlando, Kissimmee, and the Central Florida area.
  • SpaceCoast Helicopters LLC  Helicopter rides and tours around Cape Canaveral in Florida.
  • Tampa Helicopter Services  Sightseeing rides, as well as aerial photography and surveys, promotions, special events, power line inspections, pipe line inspections, animal tracking, television and movie contracts.  Located at Vandenberg Airport (KVDF), Tampa Florida.
  • Unusual Attitudes, Inc  Offering glider and powered flight instruction and rides in sunny Homestead Florida, just minutes from Miami, the Everglades, and the Florida Keys.  They fly (2) Blanik L-23's, 1 Piper Pawnee, and two Cessna 172's.
  • Waldo Wright's Flying Service  Established to restore two New Standard biplanes to recreate the "Golden Age of Aviation" and offer affordable rides in original flying circus airplanes.  Polk City, Florida during the winter season.

Georgia

  • Biplane Rides Atlanta  Sightseeing tours and aerobatic flights in the Boeing PT-17 Stearman.  Soar over many of Atlanta's more notable attractions.  A great way to experience Atlanta from a totally new perspective.  A memory one will not soon forget.
  • Magic Carpet Ride Balloon Adventures  See the Georgia sights around Atlanta from one of their two hot air balloons.
  • Vintage Flights  Offers sightseeing rides in vintage World War II era aircraft. You can fly the same planes the cadets flew as they prepared for war. Jump in the front seat of an open cockpit Stearman Biplane and reach out and touch the sky. Enjoy the unobstructed views, the rush of the oncoming air and the rumble of the radial engine. To experience the same thrills as a burgeoning young WW II fighter pilot, strap into the T-6 Texan. Flights are based out of Cherokee County Airport (47A) in Canton, Georgia.

Hawaii

  • Wings Over Kauai LLC  Provides airplane scenic tours on the Garden Island of Kauai, Hawaii, including a full-hour island tour flight in a Cessna Skyhawk.   Specializing in relaxed and safe airplane sightseeing flights that cover the entire island at a reasonable price.

Idaho

  • All About Fun Balloon Rides  Hot air balloon rides of about an hour.  They return to the launch field and have a brunch with sandwich fixings and drinks for the flight crew and passengers.  Passengers receive a special ceremony and a Flight Certificate suitable for framing.  The activity starts just before sunrise and lasts a little over three hours.  Also, balloon standup and tether operations for business events, promotions any celebrations needing to draw people to the event.
  • Boise Hot Air Company  Float with the gentle morning breeze and see Boise from the air.  Float peacefully over the valley, and afterwards enjoy a brunch to celebrate your flight.  Thirty minute and one hour flights available.
  • I'll Fly Away Balloon Adventures  Scenic hot air balloon rides in the Boise, Idaho area.  The site has a crew manual, ballooning FAQs, and galleries of some really good photos from past events.  They also offer aerial and static advertising promotions and can attach a custom-made banner up to 16 x 29 feet in size.

Illinois

Indiana

  • Above & Beyond Balloon Co.  Pleasure flights for any special occasion.
  • Grayout Aerosports  A one stop shop for everything aerobatic in the U.S. Midwest: upset and emergency maneuver training, proficiency for that next aerobatic competition, airshow performances, and exhilarating airplane rides.  Based at Hendrick's County Airport, just west of Indianapolis, Indiana.  If you let them know what airport is closest, they'll come to you.
  • SkyHigh Aerial Promotions LLC  A full-service professional hot air balloon company located in Indianapolis, Indiana offering balloon rides, flight instruction for student and private hot air balloon pilots seeking their FAA private or commercial hot air balloon certification, and corporate hot air balloon advertising and promotional program services.

Iowa

  • Z-Balloon Adventures  Year-round hot air balloon rides in the Des Moines and Indianola Iowa area.

Kansas

Kentucky

  • Crawford Hot Air Balloons, Inc.  A full-time, commercial balloon company serving Kentucky, Indiana, and Tennessee.  Scenic passenger flights, corporate promotions, tethered hot air balloon rides, flight instruction, and hot air balloon sales.

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

  • Chesapeake Proflight, Inc.  Scenic flights if you and some friends want to view the local attractions from above Baltimore City, the Maryland State Capital, or the U.S. Naval Academy.
  • Classic Radial Air Power  Stearman biplane rides over beautiful Western Maryland, classic tailwheel instruction, aircraft delivery services, and fly-in or open house biplane ride concessions.
  • Delmarva Balloon Rides  Go hot air ballooning in Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, and the Eastern Shore and get a bird's eye view from the air.  Based in Chester Maryland on Kent Island.
  • Light Flight Balloons and Barnstormer Aero  This full time, full service Maryland company offers hot air balloon rides, tethered balloon promotions, and open cockpit biplane rides for Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and Pennsylvania.

Massachusetts

Michigan

  • Yankee Air Museum  Flight experiences April through October on the B-17 Yankee Lady and the B-25 Yankee Warrior.  A non-profit organization.  Willow Run Airport, Michigan.

Minnesota

  • Adventure Seaplanes  Seaplane training, rentals, and guided seaplanes tours throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Canada, with extended trips to Churchill and the Arctic Circle.  Solo seaplanes available.
  • Complete Helicopters, Inc.  Helicopter scenic tours, sky diving, photo flights, charter, and rental.  In Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Mississippi

Missouri

  • Hot Expectations Balloon Company  Hot air balloon rides in Kansas City area.  Thirty+ years experience.  Private champagne flights for 1-2 passengers, great for marriage proposals, anniversaries, birthdays, graduations of just for fun.  Gift Certificates available.

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

  • Stars and Stripes Air Tours  Sunset helicopter cruises through the beautiful Grand Canyon, weddings over Las Vegas, helicopter tours, and more.

New Hampshire

  • Patriot Ballooning  Home of the 70 foot Patriot Hot Air Balloon, which can be seen floating over the foliage of the Merrimack Valley in New Hampshire.
  • What's Up Ballooning  Centrally located in the Mink hills area of New Hampshire, What's up Ballooning is a short drive from Boston Massachusetts, Hartford Connecticut, and Portland Maine.
  • Wizard of Awes Ballooning  Sunrise and sunset champagne balloon flights in Southern New Hampshire.  Get a view of the Boston skyline as well as the Atlantic Ocean.  Flight certificates and tethered balloon rides available for special occasions.  Crewing opportunities available.

New Jersey

  • Historical Flight Foundation  A classic Eastern Air Lines DC-7B propliner out of Teterboro Airport, New Jersey for transport, sight-seeing, and nostalgia!  Re-live the magic of the "Golden Age of Aviation" with shirts, canvas prints, luggage tags and more.
  • KD Helicopters  This flight training school at Blairstown Airport in New Jersey also provides scenic tours and aerial photography.
  • Sky River Helicopters  Scenic helicopter tours of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania as well as VIP helicopter charter services, demo flights, photo tours and flight instruction.  Located at Alexandria Field Airport in Pittstown, New Jersey.
  • SoaringFlight Glider Rides  Provides glider rides and instruction from Robbinsville Airport in New Jersey.  Their glider is equipped with dual controlled joy-sticks.  Under the direction of their pilot you can actually do part of the flying if you wish.

New Mexico

New York

  • Above & Beyond Ballooning  A full-service hot air balloon company offering daily hot air balloon rides year-round in the NYC and Philadelphia suburbs of New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
  • Above the Clouds  A full service hot air balloon and airplane ride operator in the Lower Hudson Valley of Southern New York - just an hour from New York City and even closer to Northern New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania.
  • Airplane Rides in New York  Airplane rides over the beautiful lower Hudson Valley in southern New York.  Sightseeing tours and aerial photography.
  • Blue Sky Balloons  Hot air balloon rides over New York's scenic Hudson Valley, as well as lessons and sales.
  • Fantasy Hot Air Balloon Flights, Inc.  An East Coast hot air balloon company offering balloon rides in the Lower Hudson Valley since 1983.  Flights seven days a week mornings and evenings weather permitting.  FAA certified commercial pilots.  Only 30 minutes from Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and New Jersey.  Two balloons to serve large groups.  Visa/MC accepted.
  • Hudson Valley Enchanted Balloon Tours  One hour balloon rides over New York's beautiful lower Hudson Valley.  Take a breathtaking view of the New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and New York area with FAA certified pilots.
  • Wandering Winds Hot Air Balloon Rides  Hot air balloon adventures in the Lower Hudson valley, Orange County, New York. One Hour from NYC, CT, Penn, NJ.  Fly over rolling hills, rivers, horse farms, and see the Mountains of the East and the NYC skyline.

North Carolina

  • Barrier Island Aviation  Biplane and Cessna ride tours of the Outer Banks of North Carolina.  Their high wing aircraft seats up to three passengers and offer 30 minute or one hour flights with an unforgettable view of Roanoke Island, The Wright Brothers National Memorial, Jockey’s Ridge State Park, and lighthouses.
  • Western North Carolina Air Tours, LLC  Non-stop airplane tours within 25 miles of Asheville, Brevard, Hendersonville, Marion, Morganton, Hickory, Rutherfordton and Spruce Pine airports.

North Dakota

Ohio

  • Air Time Ballooning  Based in Springboro, Ohio, and offering hot air balloon ride flight adventures in the south Dayton area.  Their primary flight area covers Centerville, Bellbrook, Kettering, Miamisburg, Beavercreek, and the surrounding areas.  They also offer hot air balloon rides over the Warren County area near the Little Miami River and Kings Island.
  • America's Unknown Destinations  Offering hot air balloon rides out of Kent, Ohio.  FAA certified pilots.
  • Cleveland Biplane Rides  See the Greater Cleveland area aboard a museum quality 1942 Stearman bi-plane.  Rides, lessons, and aerobatic lessons at Lost Nation Airport.
  • Flamingo Air  Air tours and a romantic airplane ride.  Regular service from Cincinnati to Chicago.  Passengers and cargo, Hazmat certified.

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

  • Sky Riders Balloon Team  Hot air balloon champagne flights in Montgomery county, Pennsylvania.
  • US Hot Air Balloon Team  Fly over Lancaster County's Amish farmland or the picturesque Chester County area in Pennsylvania.  National flights and international tours arranged.

Puerto Rico

Rhode Island

South Carolina

  • Moonpie, LLC  Hot air balloon rides, instruction, and advertising.  Based in Taylors, South Carolina.

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

  • Adventure Alliance  Based in Georgetown, Texas and specializing in corporate adventures, teambuilding, company picnics and event planning, including flights in a L-29 Delfin Jet Trainer, skydiving, soaring, and hot airballoon adventures.
  • Airplaneride.com  A scenic flight over the Gulf Coast of Texas located at the Galveston Airport 30 miles south of Houston.
  • Airwolf Adventures  Private hot air balloons over Austin Texas.
  • Blue Sky Balloon Rides  A company offering balloon rides and balloon flights for Austin and Houston, Texas.
  • Cavanaugh Flight Museum  This non-profit educational organization restores, operates, maintains, and displays historically-significant vintage aircraft.  They offer rides in two distinctive warbirds: the N2S-4 Stearman and the AT-6 Texan.  In Addison, Texas.

Utah

  • Hot Air Ballooning Utah  Year round sunrise hot air balloon rides and hot air balloon adventures from nine launch sites across Utah.  The site has ballooning picture galleries and they offer Gift Certificates, group and private flights, commercial ballooning, and more.
  • Red Tail Aviation  Scenic flight tours and charters in Southeastern Utah.  Utah Outdoors Radio offers a podcast interview with Red Tail about their services.

Vermont

  • Balloon Rides of Vermont  Hot air balloon rides over the Quechee Gorge.  Flights from Quechee, Woodstock, and Killington, Vermont.

Virginia

Virgin Islands

Washington

  • Northwest Eagle Soaring, LLC  Spectacular glider rides and flight instruction, in Arlington, Washington, one hour north of Seattle above the breathtaking foothills of the Cascades.  Experienced staff and a DG-1000 German made tandem seat glider.
  • Northwest Sky Sports  Glider rides, scenic flights, and instruction in the Pacific Northwest.
  • Seattle Heli Tours  Experience Seattle from the unique perspective of a helicopter.  Soar past the downtown waterfront, snap a perfect shot of the space needle, get a birds-eye view of beautiful Lake Washington, and experience the power of Snoqualmie Falls while hovering at the water's edge.

West Virginia

Wisconsin

  • Lauer Aviation  Scenic flight tours of northern Wisconsin, Lake Superior, and Upper Michigan.  Flight lessons, aerial photo shoots, and fishing adventures.  May fly in land or sea plane.  Bill can pick you up where you wish boat, dock, or cottage.  He loves to fly and would love to let you enjoy the full flight experience by letting you take the controls.  Bill is up for any adventure.
  • Magic Carpet Helicopters, Inc.  A helicopter company offering rides and more throughout Wisconsin and Northern Illinois.

Wyoming

Sightseeing and Touring Rides - International

  • Air Adventure Tours  Providing air tours to the Oshkosh AirVenture, Sun ‘n Fun, and the Paris Airshow.
  • Balloon Safaris Direct  A site where you can find reputable balloon rides, worldwide.
  • Hot Air Ballooning  This directory lists hot air ballooning sites, primarily for people who are looking for information on hot air balloon rides.  It also lists hot air balloon related sites, and has a related forum.

Sightseeing and Touring Rides by Country

Argentina

  • GlobosAerostaticos.com  Balloon rides, adventures, and expeditions in The Andes and Patagonia.  Balloon festivals and events.  Helicopter camera mounts and aerial advertising.  Publicity and advertising with balloons in Spain and South America.

Australia

  • Alpine Helicopter Charter  Helicopter scenic tours and charter services in and around Victoria Australia's High Country and Alpine region.
  • 12 Apostles Helicopters  Operating Bell 206 Jetranger helicopters around Port Campbell National Park on the Great Ocean Road in Victoria, Australia.
  • AIR T&G Helicopter Services  Exclusive heli tours over the Northern Rivers subtropical paradise.  (Far North Coast of NSW.)  Helicopter flight training, aerial film and photography, and transfers.
  • Air Waves Gold Coast Seaplanes  Scenic flights over the Australian Gold Coast.
  • Aussie Balloontrek  Hot air balloon flights seven days, March to December, in Canowindra.
  • Balloon Aloft Gold Coast  This ballooning company offers hot air balloon rides over Australia's magnificent Gold Coast skyline.  All flights are followed by a 5-star gourmet champagne breakfast.
  • Balloon Flights Over Melbourne  Passenger hot air balloon flights over the city of Melbourne, Australia, followed by a delicious breakfast in the Royal Botanic Gardens at the conclusion of the flight.
  • Balloon with Hot Air  This large Australian operator has 15 balloons and 9 Class 4 pilots, flying 450's 400's and 350's in Cairns and Australias Gold Coast Region since 1995.
  • Balloon Sunrise  Founded in 1986 as the first commercial hot air ballooning operation in Australia, and offering hot air balloon rides over the City of Melbourne and the beautiful Yarra Valley.  All flights are followed by a 5-star gourmet champagne breakfast.
  • Balloons Over Brisbane  A spectacular hot air balloon ride.  Float over Brisbane and see as far off as the magnificent Glasshouse Mountains and the fabulous Gold Coast and out to the islands of Moreton Bay.
  • Barossa Valley Ballooning  Hot air balloon rides over the Barossa Valley, South Australia, the world-renowned wine region.  All flights followed by a superb buffet breakfast with sparkling wine.
  • Brisbane Hot Air Ballooning  Hot air balloon flights over Brisbane, pilot training, approved maintenance and repair workshop.  See their FAQ's section an extensive hot air ballooning information, school projects, and a developing pilot education section.
  • Brisbane Joy Flights  Embark on a one hour 'Discovery' in a Cessna 172 aircraft and explore Brisbane, Queensland, Australia like never before.
  • Chopper1 Helicopter Services  Australiawide helicopter services for scenic and joy flights, trial flights, trial introductory flights.
  • Discovery Air Tours  DC3 Aircraft available for selected tours around NSW Australia and charters to destinations all over Australia.
  • Global Ballooning  Hot air balloon rides over Melbourne and the Yarra Valley.
  • Hot Air Balloon Melbourne  Information about hot air balloon flights in Melbourne, Australia.
  • Hot Air Ballooning Australia  An online booking site for ballooning adventures in Australia.
  • Sydney By Air  Scenic flights, tours, and charters by a small charter operator, also conducting Cessna Caravan endorsements in Sydney NSW Australia.
  • Wine Country Ballooning  Hot air balloon flights and balloon ride gift vouchers for Hunter Valley, Australia.  Flights daily at dawn.  Call +61 2 49917533 to book.

Belgium

  • Airventure Ballooning  Offers exclusive balloon flights in Belgium.  Fly in a hot air balloon over Antwerp, Ghent, or Bruges.  Take off locations in the whole country.
  • European Balloon Corporation  Launch sites at Abbey of Villers-la-Ville, the Lion of Waterloo, the Place of Céroux-Mousty, and the Chateau of Gravenhof, about 30 minutes from Brussels.

Bulgaria

  • SkyNomad  Cross country paragliding training and tours.  Articles, photos, forum.  Located in Bulgaria.

Canada

  • Aberdeen Helicopters Ltd.  See British Columbia without leaving so much as a footprint.
  • Central Aviation Inc.  This charter operater based in Calgary, Alberta also operates sight seeing tours every summer from May to September from Wetaskiwin and Calgary using a classic Boeing Stearman and a Waco Biplane.
  • Georgian Bay Airways Ltd.  A floatplane sightseeing and charter operation in Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada, which also provides an advanced 50-hour seaplane program focusing on "bush" training.
  • The Helicopter Company Inc.  Helicopter tours flying out of downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • Lake Country Airways  Floatplane training, endorsements, charters, rentals, and affordable sightseeing flights.  Experience the excitement of floatplane flying in beautiful central Ontario.
  • Not Just Hot Air!  Offering hot air balloon rides and corporate advertising programs throughout southern Ontario, Canada.
  • Toronto Balloon Tours  Hot air balloon rides in around Toronto, Canada.  Operated by the Air Display Hot Air Balloon Team which provides hot air balloon rides, pilot training, and advertising in the vicinity of Toronto, Canada and during Canadian hot air balloon festivals.
  • TRK Helicopters  This helicopter flight training in school in BC, Canada offers charter and tour services.
  • Skyworks Balloon Company  VIP hot air balloon flights in the Toronto area.
  • Windship Aviation  Hot Air Ballooning in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Costa Rica

  • Ultralight Tour s.a.  Adventure, fun, and excitement with amazing flights over Costarican's marine and tropical forest biodiversity.

Croatia

  • Absolute Adventure  Paragliding, tandem parachute, ballooning, and other adventures in Croatia.

England/UK

  • Adventure Balloons  A hot air balloon flight company operating from Hartney Wintney in Hampshire providing flights not only in North Hants, but South Hants, Berks, Surrey, Oxford, Herts and also for a few months of the year over London.
  • Adventure Heaven  Hot air balloon flights UK-wide.  A source for corporate entertainment, adventure days, and experiences.
  • Aerosaurus Balloons LTD  UK champagne hot air balloons rides across the South West.  Balloon flights seven days a week in Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, and Wiltshire.
  • Airborne Balloon Flights  Provides of hot air balloon rides in Kent combined with entrance to major local attractions.
  • Altitude Balloon Company  Hot air balloon rides over the south east of England, taking off from launch sites to the north of London.  Passenger rides, aerial advertising, corporate entertainment, team-building days, and any other special occasion.
  • Anglian Countryside Balloons  Offering hot air balloon rides over Essex and Suffolk with secure, online ordering.
  • Avia Special Ltd  An aviation company selling vouchers for pleasure flights in Tiger Moth vintage aircrafts, aerobatic flights in Cap10 or Zlin, sight seeing tours in classic 1930's Dragon Rapeed, hotair balooning, helicopter flights and tandem skydiving.
  • Bailey Balloons  Offer hot air balloon flights over Bristol, Bath and South Wales as well as ballooning lessons, tethered balloons and on-balloon corporate advertisement.
  • The Ballooning Business  Offers on-balloon advertising as well as hot air balloon rides over Northamptonshire and the East Midlands.
  • Balloons Over Britain  A network of 12 balloon flight operators offering a range of ballooning packages and gift certificates that can be redeemed throughout the UK.
  • Blue Sky Balloons  Offering champagne hot air balloon flights over Yorkshire from the picturesque village of Arkendale.
  • Breckland Balloons  Hot air balloon rides all over Norfolk and East Anglia, UK.
  • British School of Ballooning  This family-owned business since 1987 operates many hot air balloons throughout Southern England. CAA licensed.
  • Broadland Balloon Flights  This Norfolk and Suffolk (UK) hot air balloon ride company launches from Norwich allowing passengers to enjoy unrivalled views over the historic city before flying over the open countryside or the tranquil Norfolk Broads.  Now also flying in Suffolk.  Champagne Balloon Flight gift vouchers for the perfect anniversary, retirement, birthday, or holiday gift.
  • British School of Ballooning  Champagne, VIP, and corporate flights over the English countryside including Sussex, Surrey, Hampshire, Kent, Herts, Essex, Berkshire, Bath and the East Midlands.  Gift vouchers valid for twelve months.  Book online.
  • Cameron Balloon Rides  Fly above some of Southern England's most beautiful countryside and famous landmarks in comfort, style and safety in a hot air balloon.
  • Classic Hot Air Ballooning  Hot air balloons for weddings, parties, corporate events in the U.K., as well as champagne flight rides.
  • Compare Tiger Moth Flights  Compare Tiger Moth flights from UK flight operators: trial lessons, gift vouchers, flight experiences, aerobatics.  Find the cheapest or best Tiger Moth Flight in the UK.  Also, models, videos & DVDs, aviation art.
  • Dragon Balloon Company  Hot air balloon flights over the UK countryside.  Champagne flights over Derbyshire and the Peak District including Sheffield, Bakewell, Nottingham and Whatstandwell.
  • European Balloon Company  Hot air balloon rides throughout the South East of England.
  • Flying experiences in Yorkshire  A guide to flying in Yorkshire, including flight experiences in the area.
  • Global Ballooning  Hot air balloon flights over Sussex in England.
  • Go Ballooning Flights UK  The largest independant supplier of Hot Air Balloon Rides in the UK.
  • Grange Air  Champagne balloon flights across the south of England.
  • Head in the Clouds  Hot air balloon flights over beautiful southern England for every occasion.
  • Heart of England Balloons  Offering champagne balloon flights over the Midlands countryside.
  • High 5 Ballooning  Hot air balloon rides in southern New Hampshire.  Serving all of New England from Derry NH just minutes from downtown Boston.  Experience an aerial adventure and the thrill of floating through the skies with this hot air balloon company.
  • Horizon Ballooning UK  Champagne hot air balloon flights in the South of England across Hampshire, Surrey, West Sussex, Berkshire and Wiltshire.
  • Intotheblue Balloon Flights  Balloon flights available from launch sites in the UK.
  • Microlight Wales  Microlight flights in South Wales.  Purchase gift flights or train for your NPPL.
  • Reach4TheSky.co.uk  Champagne hot air balloon flights over Surrey, Sussex, and Hampshire, meeting at The Squirrel Inn, Hurtmore, right next to the A3 south of Guildford in Surrey.
  • Southern Flight  Offering hot air balloon flights in Hampshire, UK.  Gift vouchers and flight booking available online.
  • Tiger Airways  Fly in an open cockpit Tiger Moth bi-plane, Boeing PT13/E75 Stearman, Stampe SV4, Spitfire, or Firefly.  Located in Gloucestershire.
  • Tiger Moth Flights  All about flying the Tiger Moth, a British bi-plane.  This site will tell you what you need to know about flying the Tiger Moth in the UK so your flight is as enjoyable as possible.
  • Try HangGliding UK  Tandem hang-gliding experiences over Sywell in Northamptonshire, less than 20 minutes from J15 on the M1.  Fly like a bird!
  • Virgin Balloon Flights  Hot air balloon rides and hot air ballooning flights in the UK.
  • Zeppelin Tours  Zeppelin airship flights and short-break tours from London, Friedrichshafen, and Tokyo.

France

Germany

Ireland

  • Irish Balloon Flights  A commercial hot air balloon operator providing services to individuals and companies throughout Ireland, including fare-paying passenger flights, aerial advertising, and corporate event management.

Italy

  • Ballooning in Italy  Luxury hot air balloon tours launching from central Italy takeoff zones: Tuscany, Siena, Florence, Umbria Todi, Assisi, Castiglione del Lago, Torgiano, in the Marche Sanginesio, and other areas near the Sibillini National Park.

Latvia

  • cessna.lv  Cessna-F172D airplane excursions in Latvia above Riga, Sigulda, Kuldiga, flights along the Daugava and the Gauya, trips to Daugavpils and Ventspils, beautiful views of the Riga gulf and the Baltic Sea costs.

Luxembourg

Morocco

  • Ciel d'Afrique  Take a relaxing flight in a hot air balloon and look over the breath-taking views of Marrakesh.  Fly over the wide open tranquil deserts and the small local villages while travelling through the sky in a relaxed and peaceful manner.  Available to any one with a sense of adventure and an interest in the magnificent culture that Morocco has to offer.

New Zealand

  • Air Canterbury  Offering air charters, scenic flights, and package deals to New Zealand's most spectacular destinations.  Based at Christchurch International Airport.
  • Grand Pacific Tours  See New Zealand in Autumn, full of earthy colours, on this 14 Day tour of New Zealand that includes a weekend at the Classic Fighters Airshow located in the picturesque wine growing region of Marlborough.  Also consider the Warbirds Over Wanaka eight and thirteen day tours.
  • Paraglidingnz.com  Providing paragliding tours in New Zealand authorised by the CAA & LTSA.  Knowledge of paragliding conditions, sites, and local culture.
  • Tecnam SI  Operating from Wanaka Airport, New Zealand's home of adventure aviation, Tecnam SI and Wanaka Flight Training offer a wide range of services including sightseeing, corporate charters, aerial photography, type ratings, and type demonstration.

Réunion Island

  • Les Passagers du Vent  (The Passengers of the Wind)  Take breath-taking microlight and ultralight flights over the often active volcano, into the three mountainous circles (cirques), and over the beautiful lagoons of tropical Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean between Madagascar and Mauritius.

South Africa

Spain

  • Andalucia Balloons  Hot-air balloon flights in Southern Spain with chilled Cava and an alfresco breakfast.
  • Ballonfahren in Spanien  Das Ballonfahrt-Portal für Spanien. Buchen Sie Ihre Ballonfahrt fuer Ihren Urlaub.
  • Balo Tour  Ballooning in Barcelona, Spain: balloon rides, outdoor events, and training events.
  • emocionday.com  A number of gift experiences and activity ideas in Spain, including hot air balloon rides, pleasure flights in light aircraft, and acrobatic flights.  Fluent English spoken.

Switzerland

The Netherlands

  • 4CB Ballooning Holland  Specialists in ballooning throughout Holland, and offering a balloon adventure starting from a location in your own area.  If you are enjoying your vacation or visiting in Holland, they offer a special transfer from and to the hotels.
  • Balloon Airborne Service  Balloon flights over The Netherlands.
  • BAS Ballonvaart  Balloon flights in the Netherlands and Belgium.  Unique in Europe Balloon Flight E-Tickets.
  • Geenhoogtevrees  Hot air balloon rides in The Netherlands.

Transylvania/Romania

  • Transylvania Live  Rent helicopters in Eastern Europe for executive and VIP transfers, helicopter skiing, heli hiking, heli biking.  Excellent incentive trips with helicopter over Dracula's Castle, over Bucharest, Budapest or Chisinau.

Aviation Adventure Rides

  • 29028 Adventure World  Offering adventure tourism and aero adventures in western and southern India, including radio controlled aircrafts/helicopters, para sailing, para gliding, para motoring, power hang gliding, microlight, hot air ballooning, sky diving, etc.
  • Adrenalin  Adventure and experience gift vouchers for Australian experiences: skydiving, hot air ballooning, scenic and aerobatic flights.
  • Adventure Experiences  An independent website that finds and reviews exciting outdoor experiences, including those that are aviation-related.
  • Adventure Tour Productions  Tandem paragliding flights from the Gold Hill launch high above Telluride, and custom domestic and international paragliding tours for expeienced pilots.
  • Aladinia - Regalos originales para hombres y mujeres  An online shop selling experience gifts such as balloon rides, paragliding, or airplane flights.  The activities take place in different places in Spain and are organised by certified companies.
  • Cloud9Living  An experience gift company that offers aviation adventures such as acrobatic and high speed flying, weightless flights, scenic helicopter tours, hot air balloon rides, and fighter jet rides.
  • Cosmonaut Adventures  Train with the Russian cosmonauts at Star City, Russia.  Zero gravity flights, hydrolab (underwater) training, flights to the edge of space in the MiG-25, and more.
  • Everest Skydive  In this elete adventure, you can leap from 29,500 feet and freefall past Mount Everest on to the highest drop zone in the world at Shyangboche, 12,350 feet.
  • Experience Mad.co.uk  Offers a range of experience days with gifts ranging from driving a Ferrari to flying a helicopter.  Competitive prices and free delivery of a presentation pack and the ability to print out vouchers online.
  • Extreme Element  A number of airsports courses and experiences across the UK: aerobatic flying, helicopter flights, skydiving, hang gliding, and others.
  • Find Experience Days - Flying Experiences  UK experience day price comparison with experiences from the major UK suppliers in easy to use tables and maps.
  • Gifts That Thrill  Adventures in Australia like skydiving, hot air ballooning, helicopter flights, and jet fighter rides.  Also, many other non-aviation activities.
  • Give a Gift Experience.co.uk  Compare prices of flying gift experiences and get voucher codes from online gift experience shops.
  • Leeulekker - Aviation  Aviation adventures in South Africa: hot air balloons, sky diving, gyrocopters, helicopters, micro lights and air charters.
  • My Executive Resources  Dedicated to executives on the go with resources on aviation adventures, space adventures, and executive escapes.
  • Red Letter Days  Providing adventure experience gifts for the whole family, including hot air balloon flights.
  • Space Apple  A dedicated adventure tourism company located at Virar, close to Mumbai: paragliding, paramotoring, parasailing training, and joyrides.
  • Thrill Planet  U.S. adventures include helicopter rides, hang gliding rides, warbird rides, and hot air balloon rides.
  • Treatme.net  Experience days and unique gifts for birthdays, Christmas, and all special occasions.  Flying experiences as well as driving days, pampering spa gifts, and others.
  • Well Wicked Experience  Offering flying days and flying experiences to suit every budget.  For a relaxing experience, take one of their sightseeing or pleasure flights, or float through the clouds in a hot air balloon ride.
  • XTRORD.com  Remarkable once-in-a-lifetime adventures they call "extraordinary experiences," many of which are aviation related.
  • Zero Gravity Corporation  Go zero-G for the ride of your life on board the specially modified aircraft, G-Force One.

Other Rental Sites

  • Cindtronix Aviation  A flight school and aircraft rental company based at Quonset State Airport, North Kingstown, Rhode Island.  Cindtronix operates a fleet of G1000 aircraft and offers a variety of aviation services, including flight training, 24/7 aircraft rental, scenic flights, pilot supplies, ground instruction, a 12 day instrument rating course, a college degree program, and more.
  • Glassflite  Advanced glass cockpit aircraft rentals in Southern California.  Two late model aircraft available at competitive block rates.
  • NCB-Aviation  A time building / hour building and aircraft rental services specialist.  They provide full services to foreign pilots while offering low aircraft rental rates.  At Skypark Airport in Wadsworth, Ohio.
  • North Georgia Private Flights  Private flight aircraft rental service for non-chartered business travel, short leisure trips, sporting and hunting events, and air frieght cargo delivery in North Georgia and surrounding southeastern United States.
  • Platinum Aviation  Offers a fleet of Cirrus Aircraft, as well as other aircraft needed for the various ratings, both multi-engine and retractable.  All of these aircraft are available to qualified renters for flights in the U.S. and in the Caribbean.  Locations in both Miami and Ft. Lauderdale.
  • Renegade Aviation  Fly their 1958 Piper Apache around Lake Tahoe.  They offer several programs from rental, block time and even a unique "Team Membership."
  • Rentplanes.com  Find rental planes and "for sale" planes anywhere in the U.S. based on zip codes, city/state, make/model/type of plane, or even by airport ID.  Add your plane to their listings, or just have a free search of your local area.  This site indexed 5,200+ airfields in the United States to make the complete listing available to the thousands of pilots who search for rental aircraft every day.
  • RentalPlanes.com  Searchable database of planes, rotorcraft, and lighter than air craft you can rent.  Very handy.
  • Step Up Aviation LLC  Full service membership-based aircraft rental at KAUS, Austin, Texas.  They offer a diverse rental fleet: instrument, tailwheel, high-performance.  Cirrus instruction and scenic flights.
  • Whitsunday  Beechcraft Bonanza A36 for hire in the UK.  An immaculate aircraft for hire by qualified pilots.