Thrilling Aircraft Rides

Airplane Rides in a Stanley Biplane
Enjoy a thrilling aircraft rides in a Stanley Biplane. Photo: Bradley Wittke, official event photographer for Miramar Events.

Get ready for the ride of your life and an experience you will never forget! Rides will be available in vintage bi-planes and a P-51 Mustang. Rides are provided by independent operators. 

"Stanley", 1930 New Standard Biplane

Take an unforgettable flight in Nostalgic Warbirds Rides 1930 New Standard biplane named "Stanley". Stanley can hold four passengers in the front cockpit so you can enjoy this experience with your entire family! The New Standard biplane was built specifically for barnstorming by Ivan Gates of "Gates Flying Circus" and Charles Healy Day in an effort to carry as many passengers as possible. Stanley is one of the few New Standards flying in the world today. Experience an authentic barnstorming ride in this rare airplane!

P-51 Mustang ridesFly With The Liberty Foundation In A Historic Word War II Fighter

The general public and media are encouraged to come and visit and fly the most recognized fighter aircraft of World War II, a P-51 Mustang. During the Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show (and throughout the week of April 22-28), the Liberty Foundation will be offering flight experiences in this historic airplane. Two flight experience options will be available for purchase. A ten minute experience can be purchased for $1,195 or a 20 minute experience for $1,995. The airplane will be able to accommodate one passenger per flight. For more information on this once-in-a-lifetime experience, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Pacific Coast Dream Machines

The Coolest Show on Earth
April 28, 2019 10am to 4pm
Half Moon Bay (CA) Airport