Aerial shot of canal and bridge from plane

About Us

You’re In For A Ride

You’ve Seen It By Land, Now See It By Air!

We look forward to sharing the stunning beauty of the North Shore of Lake Superior, the Twin Ports of Duluth,MN / Superior, WI and the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore with you!

Meet Your Pilots

Owner Brian Weidendorf assembled a team that is passionate about airplanes, flying, and showing off the beautiful vista views of one of our favorite cities.

Scenic Air Rides pilots posing in front of plane.

Brian Weidendorf


Brian has been a commercial pilot for more than 40 years and has assembled a fun and experienced team to share the beauty of the North Shore with you… from THE AIR!

Guy Freeman


Guy has 30 years of airline flying experience. He started as a flight engineer and retired as an International Captain on the B-767. He graduated from the University of Minnesota with an Aerospace Engineering degree. Guy joined the US Airforce and was an F4 fighter pilot.

Collin Blair


Collin is a Commercial Pilot and is a Certified Flight Instructor. He started flying in 2012 and pursued aviation professionally attending the University of North Dakota, where he earned a B.S. in Aeronautics.


Get a taste of the fantastic scenery and landscapes the Twin Ports and North Shore has to offer.