Southern California Soaring Academy, Glider Flight School, The Best Soaring Site in Los Angeles County

Southern California Soaring Academy, Glider Flight School, The best soaring site in Los Angeles County

The best soaring site in Los Angeles County

Fri. Sat. Sun. Mon.    9am-5pm    Book a ride: 661.944.1090

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An experienced FAA certified commercial pilot will take you soaring over the beautiful desert landscape and the mountains of the Angeles National Forest.

Jessica takes a Glider Ride at Southern California Soaring Academy

1 Passenger Rides:

  • 20 Minutes $109
  • 30 Minutes $149
  • 45 Minutes $199
  • Introductory Lesson $199

2 Passenger Rides:
   (price all inclusive for 2 people)

  • 20 Minutes $160
  • 40 Minutes $250


Great fun with your good friend! To book a Ride or Lesson first scroll down this page to read some helpful information regarding booking your ride, then feel free to call 661.944.1090 (remember we are closed Tues. Wed. & Thurs.) or e-mail us anytime at: office@soaringacademy.org

We accept all major credit cards. If you received a gift certificate please call us when you have a date(s) in mind and we'll tell you what times we have available that day. Make sure you bring your gift certificate with you on the day of your flight.

We generally book up one week in advance. Rides may be booked as early as 9am and as late as 4pm Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Mondays.

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Jessica takes a Glider Ride at Southern California Soaring Academy We want you to be comfortable during your visit.

Here are a few recommendations of what to wear and bring with you.

  • Must haves:
    • soft hat
    • sunglasses
    • sunscreen
    • jacket (if cold temperatures are forecast)


Boy Scouts Day

  • Nice to have:
    • family
    • friends
    • camera (be sure that your camera has a wrist or neck strap so you can hold on to it.)
    • picnic (please feel free to bring a picnic and enjoy our facilities after your ride.)


Bring your lunch and stay for a picnic after your Glider Ride

 

WEATHER NOTE:
We are usually still flying even when it is raining or foggy in the L.A. basin. Our location offers great year round soaring. We will call you in the morning of your ride if we are NOT going to be able to fly due to weather

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1 PASSENGER RIDES

 

20 Minutes$109

2,500’ tow, 20 minutes (approximately)

If you want to just get a taste of soaring, this is the ride for you.  You will be towed to 2,500 feet above the valley floor, where you will release from the tow plane and gently glide back to earth. 

 

30 Minutes$149

Glider Ride Adventures at Southern California Soaring Academy3,500’ tow, 30 minutes (approximately)

At 30 minutes, you have time to take in the scenery, try out the controls, and, should you choose, have your pilot perform a few maneuvers.

 

45 Minutes$199

5,280’ tow, 45 minutes (approximately)

At 45 minutes, this is our longest ride.  You will be towed to an altitude of one mile above the valley floor, or 8,700 feet above sea level, where you will see the desert, mountains and L.A. through a true 3-D experience.

 

Introductory Lesson$199

5,280’ tow, 45 minutes (approximately)

Log your first flight lesson and get a taste of everything you will need to become a licensed pilot. Your lesson includes instruction on aerodynamics; rules of the road and hands on control of the aircraft.

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2 PASSENGER RIDES (Price all inclusive for 2 people)

Two passenger weight limit cannot exceed 320 pounds.

20 Minutes$1602 Passenger Glider Rides at Southern California Soaring Academy

2,500' tow, 20 minutes (approximately)

This ride will allow you and your friend to get a taste of soaring. You will be towed to about 2,500 feet above the valley floor, where you will release from the tow plane and gently glide back to earth.

 

40 Minutes$250

5,280' tow, 45 minutes (approximately)

If 20 minutes isn't enough and you like your friend even more, cozy up longer. A higher tow and longer flight allows you to enjoy the San Gabriel mountains and post fantastic photos.

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Glider Ride at Southern California Soaring Academy - Wow!

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Contact the office if you have questions about rides, lessons, scheduling & reservations, or merchandise.

 

WE ARE OPEN:
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, & Monday 9am-5am.

You can call during office hours: 661.944.1090

 

Email our office: Office@SoaringAcademy.org

 

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