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Aerobatic Glider Ride

Warner Springs, CA

Item #: AIR-SDI-0018
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Rolls, loops and dives. Come experience first hand the purest form of flying, with a bit of added excitement.
  • Experience provider is one of the largest soaring centers in the U.S. and has been in business since 1959
  • FAA Certified, experienced aerobatic pilot
  • Incredible views of Lake Henshaw, Hot Springs Peak, Palomar Mountains and more
  • Loops, rolls, dips, inverted flight and more!
Warner Springs, CA
Daily - 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
*Pending instructor availability
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    Essential Information
    • Participants must not exceed 240 pounds
    • Participants must be at least 14 years old 
    Approximately 30 minutes of flight time.
    Experience Provider Info
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    Maximum Participants
    1 participant per glider
    Spectators are welcome to watch the glider take-off and land.
    Weather Dependent
    This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.
    What To Wear
    Wear comfortable clothing appropriate for weather conditions. It is approximately 10 degrees cooler in the air during flight.

    For this experience, our partners are taking extra measures to help prevent any potential spread of COVID-19. These measures include requiring all participants and guests to wear a mask and ask all to remain 6 feet apart at all times. Our partners kindly request that all participants who are feeling symptomatic to reschedule your experience. These Covid-19 safety measures are subject to change.

    Is it safe?
    Yes! All the flights are flown by FAA Certified Commercial Pilots. It is also extremely safe because the sailplane carries no fuel or a heavy engine, and is designed to land slowly in unimproved fields.
    What is the minimum age to fly?
    Participants must be at least 14 years old to fly solo.
    What is the best time to fly?
    Earliest flights between 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM are the smoothest.During the heat of the day there is more unstable air which means it is probably better soaring, but bumpier!
    How far away is Warner Springs from Los Angeles?
    Plan on about 2 hours.

    Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 30 days.  All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.

    Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be exchanged for anything else in our marketplace at any time.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs more, you'll simply have to pay the difference.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs less, you'll have a credit towards your next booking with Virgin Experience Gifts.

    Cancellation Policy

    Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, no refunds will be given. Rescheduling is allowed up to 14 days prior to your experience. Failure to appear on your booked date or to reschedule at least 14 days prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience. In the event your experience is canceled due to inclement weather you will reschedule your experience directly with your experience provider.

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