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Glider Ride and Flying Lesson

Warner Springs, CA

Item #: AIR-LOS-0019
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Overview
Combine the tranquility of a glider ride with the thrill of a flying lesson and you're in for an incredible experience!
  • The soaring center, in business since 1959, is home to two national champions
  • Federal Aviation Administration certified pilots that feature their skills in the Miramar Air Show each year
  • No experience necessary
  • View the Palomar Observatory, Warner Springs Ranch, Lake Henshaw and the desert flowers from above!
Warner Springs, CA
When Do I Choose A Date?
If giving as a gift, your recipient can choose a date at their convenience; otherwise, you can choose one after checkout.
Year-Round:
Daily - 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
*Pending instructor availability
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Essential Information
  • Maximum weight of 242 pounds
  • Participants must be at least 14 years of age to fly solo
  • No experience necessary
Duration
Approximately 40 minutes of flight time
Experience Provider Info
Complete information for your Experience Provider, including contact information, will be included on your booking confirmation email once you or your gift recipient have scheduled the experience. Our Product Management team handpicks top-rated experience providers, removing the guesswork for you and ensuring your peace of mind.
Maximum Participants
1 per glider
Spectators
Friends and family are welcome to watch the glider take-off and land.
Weather Dependent
This experience is weather dependent. In the event your flight is cancelled due to inclement weather, you will reschedule directly with the pilot. Always contact the experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.
What To Wear
Wear comfortable clothing appropriate for expected weather conditions. Please note, it is approximately 10 degrees cooler during flight.
Is it safe?
Yes! All flights are flown by FAA Certified Commercial pilots. The sailplane does not carry fuel or a heavy engine and is designed to land in unimproved fields.
What is the minimum age to fly?
Participants must be at least 14 years old to fly solo.
When is the best time to fly?
Flights between 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM are often the smoothest. During the heat of the day there is more unstable air which means better soaring, but bumpier!
How far away is Warner Springs from Los Angeles?
Warner Springs is about 2 hours from Downtown Los Angeles, depending on traffic.

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

Exchanges
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 Cloud 9 Living.

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 cancelled due to inclement weather you will reschedule your experience directly with your experience provider.

Customer Reviews
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“It was a surprise birthday experience for my husband. When we arrived, we were greeted and quickly set up for the glider experience with the incredibly professional and entertaining pilot instructor, George. From take off to landing and all the steps before and after, we had the best experience! Thank you!”
“Great experience! ”
“Great fun!!”
“Cloud 9 is my new favorite gift giving company. I've always wondered what it would be like to soar like a bird. Now I know. Flying a glider is something I'll never forget.”

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