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Address: 2640 College Pkwy, Carson City Airport, Carson City, NV 89706-0709
Phone Number: 775 772 8232
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FAA Flight Instructor Paul Hamilton offers powered hang gliding flights for...

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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Thrill Above

Thrill seekers need to do this. It was over the top fun for our group. We were able to talk to each other over microphones as we soared above the mountains. One moment of panic... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2016
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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95 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Thrill seekers need to do this. It was over the top fun for our group. We were able to talk to each other over microphones as we soared above the mountains. One moment of panic in mid air on my behalf, but it added to the thrill. Such a beautiful way to experience the earth below!!

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

This activity was definitely the highlight of our Northern CA/NV trip in June 2016. Before the trip, my son asked me if he could do something exciting during the family vacation. I searched the web and found Powered Hang Gliding Tahoe. It is rare one could find such a special experience with a beautiful natural setting. My son and I... More 

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

So happy to have flown with you and your son. Yes, this is truly a rare experience. And following the wild horses is lifetime memorable. Come on back and join me in the air next time your in the area. More 

NY
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

hands down one of the coolest experiences I have had. Really fun! Amazing views. And Paul is such a good instructor, really adding tremendously to this experience by explaining everything and letting "you" to decide what to do during the flight. Overall excellent! Would recommend to everyone.

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

Johnnie, it was great flying with you! You did an excellent job of flying the aircraft. I'm thrilled you had a great experience. Come on back and we'll explore some more Tahoe territory. More 

sandy
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

Dan and I each flew with Paul Hamilton..what a TREAT! Everyone should take this flight, especially with Sports Aviation and Paul. I felt so safe, even at 10,000 feet. What a wonderful experience.

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

Jill J, It was great flying with you and Dan. Glad you had a wonderful experience. It was my pleasure to have the opportunity to serve you. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

I wanted to do something different and exciting while I was around Lake Tahoe for a weekend and boy did I find exactly what I was looking for! I was staying in Sparks (up by Reno) and finding/getting to the airport was really easy. I had the first flight of the day on a Saturday so it was really quiet... More 

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

Megs M, it was great flying with you. We're having great flying weather right now. Hope you can join us again real soon. More 

Holly Springs, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 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 via mobile

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 2 helpful votes
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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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 

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