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Sky Sailing

31930 Highway 79, Warner Springs, CA 92086-9625
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Money well spent

While vacationing in Palm Springs California, I decided to take a side trip to Warner springs Ca to... read more

Reviewed December 26, 2017
Jack C
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Memphis, Tennessee
Loved This!

We passed this spot when we were heading back to San Diego from Big Bear. My husband has always... read more

Reviewed May 9, 2017
TXLuv2Travel
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Crowley, TX
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Sky Sailing is a family owned and operated Sailplane flight school and sight seeing operation in business since 1959. Located in the mountains of North East San Diego County, we enjoy year round soaring with view from Sea to Salton Sea. We offer 20, 30, and 40 minutes rides for one or two passengers, aerobatic rides, motor glider rides and flight instruction in Sailplanes. Make a day of fun soaring in the mountains. When your flight is complete enjoy the new Shadow Mountain Winery or famous apple pie in near by Julian.
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31930 Highway 79, Warner Springs, CA 92086-9625
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Reviewed December 26, 2017

While vacationing in Palm Springs California, I decided to take a side trip to Warner springs Ca to fly in a sailplane, I had done this once before in Nevada but was unable to do any aerobatic flying due to weather conditions.So I decided to...More

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Reviewed May 9, 2017

We passed this spot when we were heading back to San Diego from Big Bear. My husband has always wanted to try it. We both took a separate turn and our pilot, Pablo, was the greatest. Absolutely loved this adventure. We took the flight with...More

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Reviewed November 16, 2016

Very professionally run establishment that follows safety protocols to the eightth degree all the while giving the rider useful information and having fun. Riding in a glider is like siting in a rocking chair at 8k feet. The pilot (Garrett) is a pleasant and thoroughly...More

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Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

This is one of those once in a life time experience. Even though, I enjoyed it so much that I might just start taking classes. Safe, peaceful, amazing view from the Californian desert and on top of it all, you get to actually fly the...More

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Reviewed August 22, 2016

Soaring conditions and scenery here is well worth the drive which is beautiful too. Not at all scary and the Willats are long time operators and experts. People come here from all over the world for sky sailing. Warner Springs Ranch Resort Grill nearby is...More

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Reviewed June 15, 2016

Some time ago, I gave my wife a gift card from Sky Sailing for her Birthday. So, I am writing this from what she told me. She thought this was a thrill of a lifetime---great pilot and really saw the area----from Palomar Mountain Observatory then...More

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Reviewed June 8, 2016

I came to Sky Sailing to learn how to fly gliders, and have had a very good experience. My instructor, Garret, is a champion glider pilot, and an excellent teacher. Everyone at this family run business is very professional and safety conscious. I got my...More

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Reviewed August 18, 2015

I'll start with the hard truth before I go into HOW AMAZING this was. SO - you have to be comfortable with TIGHT spaces. If you ride it alone (+ pilot), you might be ok, but my cousin and I rode together and we're about...More

Thank Marilyn G
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drtailwheel, Public Relations Manager at Sky Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2015

Marilyn, We are glad you had a great time. The gliders can be a little tight but it's well worth the view. Thank you for your honest and great review of our little hidden gem in the Mountains of San Diego.

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Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

We booked a flight as a bucket list item to celebrate our first wedding. Anniversary. We are so glad we did. Our pilot was fun and very knowledgable of the area and told us all about the areas we were flying over. He told us...More

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drtailwheel, Public Relations Manager at Sky Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2015

Thank you for the review. We stride to show our customers a great time. We look forward to taking you upside down soon!

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Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

If you like to flight and not afraid to highs definitely this is one thing you have to do! It was the best experience in the world so exciting and amazing, we took the acrobatic ride and our pilot was so amazing and professional, the...More

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drtailwheel, Public Relations Manager at Sky Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2015

We are glad you had great time doing the aerobatics! We joke that aerobatics in a glider is like a roller coaster with out the car wreck feeling. Please tell your friends about us.

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