Air Tours and Scenic Flights Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What should I wear?
Dress comfortably. In the Summer months, a t-shirt and shorts are best. Long sleeves or a light jacket during winter months work well for most people.
What if it rains?
We will work with you to reschedule your flight, unless you are particularly fond of flying in the rain.
What is a Scenic Flight? What is an Air Tour? What’s the Difference?
A scenic flight is a short sightseeing flight around our local area. An air tour is an extended scenic flight; it is a longer sightseeing excursion.
What is a Discovery Flight?
A Discovery Flight is a hands-on introduction to flying. Sometimes this kind of flight is also called an Introductory Flight. You fly the airplane with one of our Certified Flight Instructors.
Do I need Reservations?
Reservations are strongly suggested. We fly daily and may not be available for the time and day you desire. If you do not have reservations and would like to take a tour, please call us at (954) 399-0049. If we have availability, we’ll show you the world! Well, we’ll show you our world!.
Can I make Tour Reservations Online?
Yes. You can book any of our Tours online. Just click on the green “Book Now” button on any of our flights. You can reserve with a small deposit or choose to pay in full. Of course, if you prefer to reserve over the telephone, please call us at (954) 399-0049.
What kind of airplanes do you have?
We fly two very fine Cessna aircraft: A Cessna Skyhawk, also called a C172, and a Cessna Cardinal RG, or C177RG. The “RG” stands for “Retractable Gear.”
Do you offer Aerial Photography?
Yes. If you are a professional photographer, we can fly you over and around your Location.
Do the windows on your airplanes open?
Yes. The Cessna Skyhawk has two windows that open. If you are on a photographic mission, this is the airplane for you.
Do you have a license to do this?
Yes. We have two! Skymax is authorized by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) through a Letter of Authorization to conduct Commercial Air Tours. Skymax also holds an Air Carrier Certificate so we can take you from place to place in an airplane.
Can you take us to Key West, Tampa, Daytona or Naples?
Yes. We can take you anywhere you want to go in the United States. Take a look at our Air Tours and Day Trips.
What is your Telephone Number?
Our telephone number is (954) 399-0049.
What is your Email?
Our email in INFO [at] fortlauderdaleairtours [dot] com.
What will appear on my Credit Card Statement?
Your statement will reflect a charge from “SKYMAX.”
What is your Cancellation Policy?
If you need to cancel your flight we will refund your cost less the deposit.
What is your Refund Policy?
Refunds are not given on any flight which has already boarded.