Biplane Rides

Experience, Inspiration, Education


The Biplane Ride Experience

Biplane rides are more than just an airplane ride.  You will experience the fresh air, the exhilaration of flight, a beautiful view and a special impression that will last a lifetime.   Put yourself in the mindset of the Golden Era Aviator, like Charles Lindbergh, while seeing an unobstructed and thrilling view of San Diego.    You don't know what you don't know yet :-)


  • You will be flown by the most extraordinary pilots.

  • Put on the flight suit, leather helmet and goggles and be in the moment.

  • Leave your camera in your pocket, ENJOY the moment.

  • Bring your friends and family down to the hangar to share the experience.


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Biplane Tour list

The Beach Run:  The beach run is a 20 minute flight to and around the San Diego Beaches.  Mt Soledad, La Jolla, Torrey Pines, and Pacific Beach areas.    

The Bay Tour Beach Cruiser:  This tour is our most popular tour/demo flight by a certified tour pilot and flight instructor (30-35 min).  You view downtown, naval facilities, Point Loma, the Beaches and La Jolla, basically everything beautiful in San Diego.  

Sunset Biplane Tour is a sunset demo flight over San Diego and the beach area.  Just look up the sunset and plan accordingly when you book the flight! The colors at sunset are just amazing.

Aerobatic Thrills Adventure is an amazing aerobatic flight in an open cockpit vintage biplane wrapped up with a fantastic scenic tour of San Diego.


Our Vintage Biplane Hangar

The hangar is pretty cool.  Our pilots take pride in all our Vintage Decor. Sky Tours has a lounge and 'Flight Service' station.  We provide pilot gear including leather helmets, flight suits (if desired), parachutes if needed, lockers for valuable stowage, and cold beverages and hot coffee free of charge.  This hangar and lounge is perfect for your guests and family that want to share in the experience.


The Biplane Beach Run is the our basic biplane flight (20 min), giving a person an exception view of San Diego and an up close and personal view of the coastal regions.

Sites visited:

  • Miramar Marine Air Station

  • Mount Soledad Veteran Memorial

  • La Jolla Shores

  • Scripts Pier

  • Torrey Pines Glider Port and Golf Course

  • La Jolla Caves

  • La Jolla Cove

  • Bird Rock

  • Crystal Pier

  • Mission Bay and the downtown of San Diego from 4 miles away.

La Jolla Cove "the Jewel" of San Diego and the Sea Lions sunbathing.

Biplane Bay Tour Beach Cruiser

**Our Most Popular Tour**

The Biplane Bay Tour Beach Cruiser is our most extensive aerial tour by far, the view, the historic sights and the exhilaration will make your trip unforgetable.  You will see all that San Diego has to offer, with an unencumbered view of downtown, the San Diego Bay, Coronado Bay Bridge, Coronado and North Island and Point Loma.

  • Mission Bay and Fiesta Island

  • San Diego International Airport

  • USS Midway, the SeaPort Village and Convention Center

  • Downtown and flyover Petco Park!

  • Coronado Bay Bridge

  • Hotel Del Coronado

  • Point Loma and the Cabrillo Monument

  • Ocean Beach Pier, Mission Beach, Pacific Beach and Crystal Pier

  • Birdrock and La Jolla Cove with all the surfing spots

  • Torrey Pines Glider Port and Blacks Beach


Fun time checking out the San Diego's Top Tourist Destination from the Sky!

Fun time checking out the San Diego's Top Tourist Destination from the Sky!