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fly like a bird

go up in the air and fly like the birds Glider planes are their specialty, it was fantastic, just... read more

Reviewed February 8, 2016
Don L
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Tehachapi, California
Awesome Experience

Something I've always wanted to do. The folks at Skylark North were great. We felt very comfortable... read more

Reviewed November 20, 2015
OurWanderingCasa
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Burlington, Canada
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Feb 8, 2016
“fly like a bird”
Nov 20, 2015
“Awesome Experience”
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Sailplane school and services, including introductory rides.
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Mountain Valley Airport, Tehachapi, CA 93561
+1 661-822-5267
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Reviewed February 8, 2016

go up in the air and fly like the birds Glider planes are their specialty, it was fantastic, just you and the pilot, he does let you take command of the Throttle stick, look out when you take control it is awe some

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Don L
Reviewed November 20, 2015

Something I've always wanted to do. The folks at Skylark North were great. We felt very comfortable & safe. The experience from getting into the glider, being towed up and then soaring slowly & peacefully down was unbelievable, The views were stunning, I couldn't take...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank OurWanderingCasa
Reviewed July 7, 2015

We stopped and enjoyed an hour of watching planes taking off and soaring in the sky. We were not there when there is an air show but it is still very enjoyable visit.

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed February 19, 2015

I go every year to attend an experimental sailplane workshop. The campsites and facilities are good, considering the desert terrain. It's the field where the Lindbergh's learned to fly sailplanes and the astronauts trained on how to land gliders so the could bring the powerless...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank Dean S
Reviewed November 26, 2013

One of the best Glider Airports in the Western US. Very friendly people, good equipment and a good little café. Great soaring, ridge and wave.

Date of experience: October 2013
4  Thank deltajames
Reviewed October 17, 2013

Glider port is off highline road, Tehachapi. Snack bar for breakfast & lunch. RV park with water and electricity, approximately 30 spaces. Tehachapi is 3 miles away, lots to do there. Go for the glider ride, another plave (tow plane) pulls you up to 5000...More

Date of experience: September 2013
3  Thank Frank S
Reviewed August 11, 2013

My wife gave a glider flight gift certificate to me and my 13 year old son. We used on Saturday morning, August 10. The weather was perfect, and the ride very smooth. The flight went way up over some of the mountains and we circled...More

Date of experience: August 2013
2  Thank Brent R
Reviewed November 9, 2012

A wonderful atmosphere... scenic and picnic like. Good food, made fresh and friendly locals. Very pleased.

Date of experience: November 2012
1  Thank J T
Reviewed October 20, 2012

The atmosphere is generic at best, but the food is delicious. AND you get to watch the gliders take off and land. YOu also never know when you'll see someone famous.

Date of experience: June 2012
Thank Kerikns
Reviewed July 16, 2012

Skylark North Glider School provides the thrill of flight for novices (Granny's sleigh ride)! I could not believe I was soaring above the beautiful valley and mountains (and completely safely thanks to masterful glider pilot). This is an experience not-to-be-missed. And Skylark North is a...More

Date of experience: July 2012
5  Thank xoxo27
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