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Sonora Wings Hang Gliding

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Sonora Wings Hang Gliding
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1 week ago
“Awesome Tandems & Aerotowing Training”
Dec 11, 2018
“Amazing experience.”
Discover Hang Gliding! A memory you will never forget! Come take a flight with one of our certified hang glider instructors. Soar up to a mile high over the beautiful Sonoran Desert. Great for everyone, young and old, singles and groups. Located a...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
11934 N Russell Road, Maricopa, AZ 85138-4204
+1 480-251-1515
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Sonora Wings to get my aerotowing rating as I am a hang glider pilot from Canada who has only ever foot launched. I spent 4 mornings with the guys at Sonora. Thor was my primary instructor and I liked his casual, laid back...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Dave_Underdog
Reviewed December 11, 2018

My wife and I each did the short demo flights. Thor (great name btw) was a very good instructor, friendly, qualified, and informative. It was more peaceful than I'd expected, less turbulence than commercial air flight.I'll be going back for the full lesson package.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dennis C
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Gave my husband a groupon to tandem. I went as well . It was so professional. He’s been trying to get his solo for 4-5 yrs and this place literally took him under their wing and he got his hang 1 for solo . Great...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Jeanne P
Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

This was a bucket list item that I was able to check off. What a view! Recommend it for any thrill seaker.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Jeff D
Reviewed November 27, 2016

My experience with Sonora Wings so far is that I am a student of theirs and am really enjoying my time. Bill is an amazing guy that has helped me become a better pilot. He is very gentle and gives me all the time I...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Tom M
Reviewed April 23, 2016

This was a bucket list item for me, but will do it again time in the area. Great fun. If you are not afraid of heights, you have to try this. Can go to either 2000 or 3000 ft, the 2000 ft flight lasted about...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Scott L
Reviewed April 1, 2016

What an amazing day! This was the highlight of our spring break. Excellent service from beginning to end. Booking was easy, flight instructors professional but easy going and fun. Safety was never a concern--we had no doubts sending our 3 kids under age 11 up...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Sharon N
Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I drove from Saddlebrooke and ended up being an hour early for our flight. The staff was so nice and started prepping the equipment so we could glide a little early. While Luke prepped the Dragonfly (an ultra light aircraft commonly used...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed November 8, 2015

Checked this one off the list today. My brother and I bought this on living social and decided to give it a try instead of sky diving. Without a doubt this was a great choice. We got there pretty early and went through the paperwork...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Omar N
Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

Got my husband a flight for his birthday and BIL came along. Wonderful experience, safe. Both had a blast. Next time I am giving it a try! Already talking about coming back next season! Thanks guys :)

Date of experience: May 2015
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Sharon D
May 31, 2016|
Response from Luke W | Property representative |
Hi Sharon, thanks for the questions. 1. We fly from October through May. 2. We have taken as young as 6 and as old as 88! 3. We have a weight limit of 250 pounds. 4. We can accommodate big groups. We have 2 gliders... More
Sharon D
May 31, 2016|
Response from Scott L | Reviewed this property |
I was there in April and can answer some of your questions. I remember the instructor saying that their season would be closing soon and re-opening in Sept-Oct. Due to the winds that day, I had to wait until late afternoon... More