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Address: 2640 E. College Parkway, Carson City Airport, Carson City, NV 89706
Phone Number: 775 772 8232
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Description: FAA Flight Instructor Paul Hamilton offers powered hang gliding flights...
FAA Flight Instructor Paul Hamilton offers powered hang gliding flights for the first time pilot as well as those with experience. Take an interactive flight lesson in an Apollo Trike. This FAA certified light-sport aircraft features a modern hang gliding wing, very much like a traditional hang glider, but powered by a reliable Rotax aircraft engine. We cater to thrill seekers and the not-so-thrilled alike. This is an exciting and memorable adventure for all.
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MUST DO 1 time in your life.

Absolutely awesome experience. Recommend to anyone. Not scary, not over thrilling. Just comfortable, beautiful views, and very calming. Paul is awesome. Picture good, but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 5, 2015
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Holly Springs, North Carolina
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Holly Springs, North Carolina
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Absolutely awesome experience. Recommend to anyone. Not scary, not over thrilling. Just comfortable, beautiful views, and very calming. Paul is awesome. Picture good, but would recommend video.

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Paul H, Owner at Hang Gliding Tahoe, responded to this review

Scott O, it was great flying with you. You're so right...life is an adventure and there are some awesome experiences you just don't want to miss. Come back and fly with me again real soon! More 

Houston, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Flew with Paul a few weeks ago on a family trip. As an airline pilot, I was really looking forward to this different way of flying. I was excited with a mix of nervousness as this was really unfamiliar territory for me. That all went away before we turned the aircraft on to be honest. They way Paul, explained everything... More 

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Paul H, Owner at Hang Gliding Tahoe, responded to this review

Eduardo, It was great to fly with you...especially since you're already a pilot. Look forward to flying with you again when you're in the Lake Tahoe area again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

First & foremost, Paul (the pilot & guide), was extremely professional, friendly and safe. He made sure to explain any procedural moves in the air to put my mind at ease. The flight and views were incredible, and actually piloting the craft, although scary at times, was very fun. Highly recommended!

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Paul H, Owner at Hang Gliding Tahoe, responded to this review

Michelle, It was great flying with you. You showed great piloting skills! Come on back and fly with me again soon. More 

Ridgeway, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

For my 50th birthday, I wanted to do something extraordinary, and I am so excited to say that Hang Gliding Tahoe was the most exhilarating experience I have had! Paul Hamilton is an excellent instructor and communicated every aspect in a calm and professional manner. There are no words to fully express the feelings you have while flying in the... More 

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Paul H, Owner at Hang Gliding Tahoe, responded to this review

Celebrating the important moments in life, invites us to notice everything else in our lives that we are blessed with and give thanks for. Life is a special occasion to be joyfully celebrated. I was honored and so appreciated the opportunity to share in celebrating a milestone of yours and creating a memory that can last a lifetime. Think of... More 

Richmond, Virginia
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26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

My husband and adult son went to Hang Gliding Tahoe for my husband's 60th birthday. We called the day before as we were traveling in the winter and were not sure of the weather. It was cold that day, but they both stayed warm in the heated boots and gloves. My son enjoyed going high enough to see Lake Tahoe... More 

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Paul H, Owner at Hang Gliding Tahoe, responded to this review

Not every day someone has a 60th birthday. I appreciated the opportunity to help you celebrate with a hang gliding adventure for your husband and son. More 

Sacramento, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Surprised my son with this during a college visit to UNR and he had an excellent time! It was thrilling and beautiful! Paul was informative and knowledgeable. He flew in January, so weather was a concern, but he had a perfectly clear, sunny morning. He was warm in the provided fly suit and was able to see the snow capped... More 

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Paul H, Owner at Hang Gliding Tahoe, responded to this review

So glad I could provide your son with this new adventure. Look forward to taking him for that Summer experience! More 

fort worth, tx
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27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

One of the best rides I have ever had! I love being in the sky - I am a student pilot, I have done sky diving, paragliding, sailplane rides and this flight with Paul did not disappoint. First Paul is a skilled, knowledgeable pilot that really loves flying and sharing that passion with others. Second, what is not to love... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This was one of the most amazing experiences I have ever had. I have never written a review before, but will try to describe how incredible this flight was if it is even possible. I was very nervous to do this at all. It is not something I would typically do but I wanted to explore new things and do... More 

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Houston, Texas
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63 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I'll start with the good parts and state my complaints towards the second half of this review. I gave the instructor (Paul) very short notice (24 hours) that I wanted to fly, so his willingness to fit me into his busy schedule gave me a good first impression of the company. (Or maybe he just really wanted my money, but... More 

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San Carlos, California
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

My best friend and I go on adventures that neither of our partners would venture into; e.g., 15 days on Colorado River in the Grand Canyon etc. We had tried to hang glide near San Francisco (not enough wind) and in Southern Cal (too much). Then found this - a fantastic deal; we took the tandem flight with Paul and... More 

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