Homestead General Airport, Homestead, FL
Year Round availability, 8:00am-6:00pm
- Your FAA certified pilots have over 35 combined years of experience in general aviation and major commercial airline experience
- Soar in the Blanik L-23 glider, the world's most widely used and respected glider
- Embrace the peacefulness of this unique mode of flight as you float effortlessly above the Earth
- Experience aeronautical freedom as take in the spectacular sites of Southern Florida!
Here's your chance to experience firsthand the beauty and amazement of motorless flight!
First your Super Blanik L23 glider, since it lacks an engine, will be towed by our tow-plane, a Piper Pawnee, to the desired altitude.
Then, you'll feel the tow-rope release as your glider takes to the thermals - columns of rising air created by the heating of the Earth's surface.
Surrounded by a clear canopy and seated next to an experienced pilot, you can simply relax and watch the world glide by.
Just imagine yourself gliding effortlessly, silently, peacefully high above the world with barely a sound to disturb you.
The finest glider experience is waiting for you high above Southern Florida!
Participants must weight no more than 242 pounds. Also, If you plan to Scuba Dive while in Miami, please remember to allow a minimum of 12 hours to pass before boarding any flights.
20-60 minute options
One per glider.
Allowed, friends and family are welcome to come take pictures and watch.
This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the Experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.
What to Wear:
Wear comfortable clothing appropriate for weather conditions.
For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings at least 3-5 days in advance.
Prior to scheduling/booking a date for this experience, Cloud 9's standard return and exchange policy shall apply. Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, no refunds will be given. Rescheduling is allowed up to 14 days prior to your experience, failure to appear on your booked date or to reschedule at least 14 days prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience. In the event your experience is canceled due to inclement weather you will reschedule your experience directly with your experience provider
What is the distance between the Turnpike and the Airport?
The approximate distance between the Turnpike and the Homestead General Airport is 12 miles.
Is it safe?
Yes! All flights are flown by FAA Certified Commercial pilots. It is also extremely safe since the sailplane carries no fuel or a heavy engine, and is designed to land in unimproved fields.
Why should I buy this experience from Cloud 9 Living?
Customers sometimes ask why they should buy an experience gift from Cloud 9 Living, rather than directly from the experience provider or another company. The answer is simple - WE DO GIFTING RIGHT!
No Risk, No Worries - Gift giving is meant to be fun, not stressful. That's why we've come up with flexible policies like free exchanges, and 30 day refunds.
Best in Class - We vet all our experience providers to ensure your gift recipient is in great hands. We check their years in business, awards, certifications, safety record, and constantly monitor customer reviews. Rest assured, they're AWESOME!
Exchanges - With over 1,800 experiences nationwide, we've got something for everyone. So if your gift recipient decides they'd like to exchange the experience you gave them for another of our 1,800+ amazing experiences - no problem!
Looking to book this experience when you purchase?
No need, give the perfect gift and let them choose their date. If you'd like to buy and book, simply give us a call at (866) 525-6839.
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