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About Us

You’re In For A Ride

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

Scenic-Airrides.com is an aviation-loving company that wants to share its love of flying while giving you a multi-dimensional view of Duluth Harbor and some of its beautiful attractions.

Our team has over 32K hours of combined flying experience!

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.

Shot of four pilots posing with thumbs up that fly for Scenic-AirRides.com
Pictured left to right: Collin Blair, Elisabeth Hendrickson, Brian Weidendorf, Guy Freeman

Brian Weidendorf

Owner/Pilot Scenic-airrides.com

Brian has been a Commercial Pilot for over 40 years and enjoys flying today as much as when he first soloed. He wants to share the beauty of flight and the incredible scenery with you! 

Guy Freeman

Pilot

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

Pilot

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.

Elisabeth Hendrickson

Pilot

Lis is a Commercial Pilot. She is also a Certified Flight Instructor. Lis is well known in the Duluth/Superior area and beyond. She specializes in advanced pilot instruction – instrument rating, commercial certificate, CFI certificate, and Cirrus transitions. 

About The Area

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