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Sky High Air Tours

134 Air Museum Way, Gatlinburg-Pigeon Forge Airport, Sevierville, TN 37862-8702
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Amazing

It's not every day you get to ride in a 1927 WACO biplane, and even though I'm not a fan of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Missy_Barrett
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Sevierville, Tennessee
Excellent View of the Fall Mountain Leaves

We had a great time! Very professional and safe. No better way to see the Smokies. Biplane in the... read more

Reviewed October 21, 2017
Cindy B
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Sevierville, Tennessee
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Aerial sightseeing tours of the Smoky Mountains and surrounding area in an open coclpit Biplane
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134 Air Museum Way, Gatlinburg-Pigeon Forge Airport, Sevierville, TN 37862-8702
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's not every day you get to ride in a 1927 WACO biplane, and even though I'm not a fan of heights, pilot Marc Hightower immediately put me at ease. The flight was fun as well as educational, and Marc is a wealth of information...More

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Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

We had a great time! Very professional and safe. No better way to see the Smokies. Biplane in the open air. Fun for all ages.

Thank Cindy B
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Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

Marc Hightower has refurbished this 1927 Waco biplane to purrfection. From our "barnstormer" preflight photos to the smooth and breathtaking flight over Douglas Lake and the edge of the Smokies it was amazing. Smoothest take off and landing ever. Can't wait to do it again...More

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Reviewed September 5, 2017

Marc was an excellent guide. Gave us a great flight and showed us so much of the area. We live here but it was such a pleasure to see it from a different view. He has a great personality for this...most accommodating. This was a...More

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Reviewed September 1, 2017

Had traveled to SC to be at ground zero for the 2017 eclipse and arrived early with time to spare. Stayed in Gatlinburg TN one night to see the Smoky Mountains. Couldn't do any hiking due to a minor injury, decided to look into doing...More

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Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

My 4 year old and I flew with Marc. He is such a cool guy and great with kids. This is an experience my son and I will never forget. Thank you Marc for making my son's and I day.

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Reviewed October 21, 2016

I loved the flight, was a little nervous at first but Marc is a great pilot. The landing and take off were so smooth,better than any flight I have been on. The view of the mountains and Gatlingburg are amazing!!!!! If you are wanting to...More

Thank Tina M
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Reviewed September 20, 2016

We decided to do this in order to get a good view of the surrounding area and we thought it would be fun to fly in a biplane. Firstly, it was a beautiful plane and it was a pleasure to be able to experience a...More

Thank Clare S
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Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our Biplane Adventure. Our pilot Marc was funny, professional, and informative. The flight was awesome!!!!

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Reviewed August 14, 2016

Wow! Marc the pilot was great, I started having fun on the ground talking with him and looking at the biplane. While we were up we wore headphones and he pointed out some of the features of the area; he was very knowledgeable. The Smoky...More

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projectp
October 13, 2016|
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Response from Marc H | Property representative |
The Airplane is a 1927 Waco Model 10 Straightwing. Also known as a GXE.
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Professor-Rod
June 10, 2016|
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Response from Marc H | Property representative |
I will always do my best to accommodate customers, but the airport is only open from 7 AM to 7 PM.
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Kellie S
August 5, 2015|
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Response from Marc H | Property representative |
Flying in an open cockpit is like riding in a convertible, only the view is more spectacular. There is a small windscreen protecting the passenger, so I don't believe it is difficult to breathe, just breathtaking. While it... More
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