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National Warplane Museum Living History Flight Experience Information

Many of the aircraft in our care are available for rides

Choose an aircraft below to view schedules and book a ride on the aircraft of your choice.

Rides will be available to be scheduled after the week of  April 3rd, 2023

Rides Schedule for 2023!

Saturday May 20

Saturday June 3

Sunday June 4

Saturday July 1

Saturday August 5

Saturday September 23

Saturday October 14

Gift Certificates Avaialbe for

Whiskey 7 RIDES

A great gift for the airplane enthusiast in your family!  Click below and choose gift certificate.  Then you can schedule a ride during our regular 2023 Rides Schedule!
If you have any questions, please email tina.gillmeister
Your Pilot for the flight will discuss aircraft safety with you 15 minutes prior to engine start. All seating and flight procedures will be discussed at the time. You will then be taken aboard the aircraft and seat-belted before takeoff. All passengers must be seated and secured for engine start, taxi, and takeoff as well as landings! Please arrive at least 45-60 minutes ahead of time for your scheduled flight.
Join us for a flight aboard the WWII Basic Trainer BT-13.  If low and slow is your style then this is the ride for you.  It\’s just you and the pilot in this WWII trainer airplane affording one of the best views in the air.  All passengers must be able to egress the aircraft under their own power. Please arrive 45 minutes prior to your flight to get acquainted with the aircraft and Pilot.   
Call  (716) 830-3051 to schedule a ride on the BT-13.


Available for rides at the National Warplane Museum during the spring, summer, and fall months.  One passenger at a time.  A great way to see the area from above!

If you ever wondered what it was like to be a pilot cadet in WWII and what would be your first training aircraft then this air tour for you! Experience the wonderful feeling of soaring through the air in our \”Cornell\” Fairchild PT-26. Feel the smoothness of her inline, inverted, 6 cylinder Ranger 440 engine producing 200 HP as you cruise over the beautiful Genesee Valley and Finger Lakes Region. Whether you prefer an enclosed cockpit experience or having the freedom of an open cockpit perspective, this authentic stunning example of a WWII primary trainer will ease you into your Warbird flying experience. The PT-26 is known for being an extremely graceful airplane and will allow even the novice flyer an enjoyable aerial adventure. Call 321-890-7141, ask for Steve and book your WWII Primary Trainer \”Cornell\” Flight Experience Today! 



All flights are subject to weather and aircraft availability. You will be notified at least 4 hours in advance in the event a cancellation is necessary. Should a cancellation occur, you will be offered either a rescheduled flight time, gift certificate, or full refund.


You must have a signed waiver on file to take a flight in our aircraft.