Best Attractions & Activities: Few attractions are more hands-on historic than Warbird Adventures, which offers thrill-seekers the unparalleled opportunity to fly like the hero aces of World War II in the North American T-6 Texan (also known as the SNJ or Harvard). Not only is this the aircraft in which most Allied pilots received their training, the entire experience is customized. Whether you have your sights set on a smooth, relaxing sightseeing mission or a flight rife with daring acrobatics, an experienced pilot will hook you up. Flights range from 15 minutes to an hour. A visit to the nearby Kissimmee Air Museum is a wonderful way to round out the experience.
Tours and Excursions: Warbird Adventures, located in nearby Kissimmee, offers thrill-seekers a unique opportunity: the chance to fly in a vintage North American T-6, the basic craft used in the training of American pilots during WW II. Flights vary from traditional sightseeing trips to acrobatic adventures that'll make you regret having Mexican for lunch. No flight experience is necessary. Reservations are suggested.
Local Expert A.D. Thompson Says:
Best Attractions & Activities: "Take the controls in the front seat of the "Pilot Maker" and let an instructor show you the ropes."
Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: Splicing history and education with a thrilling ride in a classic airplane, Warbird never disappoints. Crazy acrobatics are optional.