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Address: 8700 W Carefree Highway, Peoria, AZ 85383
Phone Number: (602) 439-3621
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Meeting God at 3000 feet above the Arizona desert

The last time I visited Turf Soaring School was in 1982. I had taken the ground school for several weeks and had flown in many instructor supervised flights. I eventually acquired... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The last time I visited Turf Soaring School was in 1982. I had taken the ground school for several weeks and had flown in many instructor supervised flights. I eventually acquired my solo license and when I was on my third solo flight I had an experience that I will never forget. After I pulled the release button on the... More 

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Sun City, Arizona
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Beautiful, peaceful location. Flights are wonderful - peering out the canopy you feel like you can touch the sky! My visit was actually in 2011, not 2014.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Both my wife and I have soloed at Turf and look forward to going again. My best flight was over 5,000 foot altitude gain in August and 2.3 hour duration.

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Peoria
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I had the time of my life with but I didnt go for a lesson - I had an option to go up with a stunt pilot and it was a blast - it was like a roller coaster on steroids. Once the instructor got a feel for how my comfort level was - he really gave me the ride... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

If you ever thought about soaring then you have to try this. Amazing team and well run establishment. They will make the experience worth your stop.

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Peoria, Arizona
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Great experience. Local hole in the wall attraction where you can learn to fly/pilot a glider. Flight over Lake Pleasant was great!

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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59 reviews 59 reviews
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99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

A glider rental over the Lake Pleasant area was a real treat. Close to Phoenix in North Peoria near 74 Carefree Highway.

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Peoria, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

being an air force retiree of 20 years and having flown in all kinds of aircraft from a B-52 to a hellicopter and everything in between, I had never been in a glider. this was deffinatly on my bucket list. I got to do this last week and it was just AWESOME. hard to discribe the experience. the pilot was... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

My husband was given a gift certificate for a couple flights here last weekend. He LOVED it SO MUCH that he is now determined to get his license there now. He said he was fortunate to book two flights back to back to get the full experience, since he was learning. Just know that if you are going along with... More 

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Springfield, MO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

There are so many things to see and do on a vacation to this part of the country, but Turf Soaring School is a unique experience that should not be missed! The staff is fun, helpful, friendly, and informative. The feeling of gliding over the beautiful Arizona terrain is simply amazing. Because the glider has no engine, the ride has... More 

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