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Advanced Recreation of Hawaii Light Sport Aircraft Flight

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Address: Kona International Airport, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI
Phone Number: 808-775-9393
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A really amazing experience

If you're looking for someone to take you up on an air tour then this isn't the company for you. But if you're really interested in hands-on flying experience where you learn... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
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Montreal, Canada

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Montreal, Canada
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

If you're looking for someone to take you up on an air tour then this isn't the company for you. But if you're really interested in hands-on flying experience where you learn about the instruments, wind currents, and the equipment, and you control the wings for most of the flight, then this is PERFECT! We loved our time with Jeff,... More 

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NYC northern suburbs, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

My husband is a bit of a reluctant traveler, so I wanted to do something special for him for his upcoming birthday. It's a long trip from NY to Hawaii, so when I learned about Jeff's introductory flight, I knew this was a winner. And it sure was!. Jeff is a great pilot, enthusiastic and happy to share that enthusiasm.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Jeff is an experienced pilot who made sure my travel companion knew how the ultralight worked and what he would be doing during the flight. From the enthusiastic reaction once they returned, I could tell it was an amazing tour--the best possible way to see the coastal scenery, and you get to do a lot of the flying yourself. A... More 

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Centennial, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

After years of hang gliding in Colorado and Utah in early adulthood, I developed an interest in powered hang glider flight that stuck with me for 20 years. I came across Advanced Recreation on tripadvisor when researching our 2 week Christmas holiday trip to the big island. Based on the reviews, I knew I had to give it a try.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Motorized Hang Gliders are amazing. It feels more immersive than riding in a plane. It's fascinating to pull the wings left or right, up or down, and feel the glider react accordingly. And why not do it in Hawaii, where the views are better and the conditions are perfect? Jeffery is a wonderful teacher. My wife and I each went... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

When else will YOU have the chance to FLY an aircraft ??? Then tell all you know, that you flew an aircraft ??? Parasail ??? No - this is it. Spend the nickel. FAA - 100 % Asked if I could "buzz" the golfers below... Jeffery's reply - sorry

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Newport News, Virginia
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

If you ever have wanted to fly a trike, I highly recommend Jeff. Very professional, easy going and informational. I learned tons about the equipment and the basic flight characteristics. The flight was spectacular, Jeff had me at the control most of the time and the view was great. If I were to get certified here on the Big Island,... More 

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Beaumont, Texas
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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

A totally wonderful experience. You get to enjoy the island higher than from a boat's view but lower than an airplane's view. It's perfect. Jeff may take a while calling you back but he will call. Don't be discouraged...charge it to his head and not to his heart. He is a good guy...

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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

It was a beautiful morning in kona... Jeff took me up for an introductory flight, I'm still playing back in my mind the gorgeous views from a 1000 ft. Of the kona shore. Jeff gave me a lot of hands on flying and yes.... my hands were sweating like crazy and was extremely nervous, but, Jeff made me feel safe... More 

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New Jersey
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26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

What better way to view the Big Island. I highly reccommend that you take the flight. Quiet....so quiet...and the pilots are all great and very island smart. Just do it...you won't be sorry!

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Address: Address: Kona International Airport, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI
Phone Number: 808-775-9393
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona

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