Granny Sleigh Ride
This safe and gentle ride is for those who want to be able to say, "I've flown in a sailplane!" You'll experience the take-off, aero-tow to 1500 feet, several shallow turns and a precision pattern and landing. This ride lasts approximately ten minutes and is especially designed for children and the faint of heart.
$100.00 or $115.00
Enjoy the beautiful scenery as you glide silently over the ridges of the nearby Tehachapi Mountains or the wind-turbine ridges and then explore the oak-studded Tehachapi Valley. This 2500 foot ride is designed for those who want to experience the joy of soaring, learn something about the sport, and enjoy the sights from a new vantage point. The Schweizer 2-33 sailplane is the basic trainer used for lessons and this $100 ride. For $115 you can take your flight in one our two high performance sailplanes and experience the luxury of the latest in fiberglass. Each ride lasts approximately fifteen to twenty minutes.
Basic Orientation Flight
A Hands-on opportunity for those interested in discovering for themselves what it is like to pilot a glider. On your 3000 foot tow, your instructor will explain and demonstrate the basic techniques of soaring and you will get a chance to try the controls yourself. Your flight in a Schweizer 2-33 will last approximately fifteen to twenty minutes. Your ground instruction will last an additional ten to fifteen minutes.
$150 or $170
This is it! The ride you have all been asking for - The Best Ride. This flight is designed for the most adventuruous among you. We'll take you 4000 feet above the ground on a tow over the Tehachapi Mountains where you can look for red-tail hawks and turkey buzzards. You've got ample time to look around, the ride lasts about thirty minutes. Try it in the Schweizer 2-33 for only $150, or fly in one of our high performance sailplanes for $170. If you are only going to around once, take this flight -- it's worth it!
*Maximum Passenger Weight 240 Pounds*