“It was incredible. Such a great experience would recommend to everyone! Paul was great and made the entire experience awesome. I would definitely go again.”
Chuck from Princess Anne Maryland attended the National Bowling Tournament in Reno. He took an Airplane and Trike introductory lesson to decide which type of aircraft to learn to fly one right after the other.
“This was an experience of a lifetime. You really are the best. Thanks so much for making this the most memorable trip of a lifetime”
“That is an awesome new trike. The wing is so clean compared to what I am used to flying. The extra speed, glass panel and comfort is a big upgrade. Wish I could get into the air more often. It felt great to be flying again.”
“Best thing ever. Love it. Everyone should do it if in Tahoe. Lake looks different from 10,000 feet.”
“This was an experience of a lifetime. You really are the best. Thank you so much for making this the most memorable trip of our lifetimes.”
“This is the most exciting activity in Tahoe. I had no idea it was so fun, spectacular and you get to fly it as much as you want. It is nice to have this experience available for our customers.”
“It was a little scary at first but as soon as we climbed up to see Tahoe and Incline Village I relaxed and flew it myself. It provided me a completely new perspective of Tahoe. Now I know where to send people if they want the ultimate Tahoe adventure.
“My first hang gliding experience/lesson and glad it was at Hang Gliding Tahoe. Great views and Paul makes it special.”
“Was a little apprehensive before I started. Paul is an awesome person to ease your nerves and get me going flying the wing. Up there in the sky it was one of the best times and an experience I will NEVER forget!!. Thanks allot Paul”
“An awesome experience.”
Jackson’s (above) mom Jody was very nervous to let her son go up flying in the powered hang glider. She asked so many questions about safety, bless her heart. Jody gets the Hang Gliding Tahoe award for “The most questions asked before a flight”.
“Our son loves aviation and really wanted the experience. I (his mother) was petrified – of the height and safety. Paul was so reassuring, knowledgeable and professional. His experience and safety record are great. Our son had the time of his life”
Zukerman group – Jamie from Los Angeles, Julia from Colorado, Nicole from Chicago, and Max from Los Angeles “most exciting activity at Tahoe”, “best view I have ever seen”, “I really had fun flying it”, “next time I want to go longer”.
Michelle is a private pilot airplane from Greenwich Connecticut and felt comfortable communicating with the other aircraft and to be able to fly to another airport to do a touch and go just like an airplane.
“Landings were softer than I expected, Paul is a great pilot. I thoroughly enjoyed this one-of-a-king experience. This is a must do!
Dorothy and Eugene from Texas have had Hang Gliding on their “Bucket List” for years and finally were able to go. They were both thrilled to add hang gliding to their accomplishments and in their few words, “Nice” “Great! – Should be on everyone’s Bucket List”
Peggy is from Detroit and her boyfriend, who is a private pilot airplane, is jealous that she is on vacation and going in a powered hang glider (some boyfriends might say she is crazy so we know he is pretty cool). Peggy took advantage of this opportunity with the longest flight allowing her to fly to South Lake Tahoe plus do a touch and go in Minden. She got it all.
“This was an amazing experience. The views are spectacular. I have always wanted to try hang gliding and I am glad I now had the chance.. Paul made me feel completly comfortable and had me flying on my own in no time.
Richard and Melanie wanted to go so bad they agreed to come down at 5:15 in the morning because the day was filled and they were leaving the next day. Come to find out, they are in the dairy business and they get up early all the time. Good for them.
Richard – “Great way to experience flight and see the beautiful mountains and Lake Tahoe.” Melanie – “What a delightful experience. Paul is incredibly experienced and capable and i felt safe, yet adventurous all at once. Awesome”
Keith wants to become a helicopter pilot and from Atlanta Georgia. While visiting his his grandmother in Carson City for his birthday, she gave Keith a powered hang gliding lesson as a birthday present.
“This was the best birthday present I have ever had. Flying the powered hang glider is so much easier and fub than a helicopter. This was the best flight I have ever had.”
Michael is from San Antanio Texas where he just graduated from high school. He is traveling to Tahoe and staying with friends in Incline. He is doing everything he can in Lake Tahoe celebreting graduation.
“It is incredable where you can go and how high we went. There was still snow at the 11,000 peaks above South Lake Tahoe. The Lake looks so different from the air and something I will never forget. This is the best thing to do at Lake Tahoe.”
Susan and Scott are from Chicago and doing a whirl wind vacation at Lake Tahoe while staying up in Truckee.
Susan – “An amazing experience and the view of Lake Tahoe is one you do not want to miss. This is a must for adventure seeking vacationers”
Scott – Incredadable way to get a unique vantage point from Lake Tahoe. Paul’s flight is top notch”
Kayla is going to school in Missouri for a career in aviation engineering. She really wanted to get the experience in flying one of the light-sport aircraft to help her understand more about the real flying. She also wants to get her pilots license.
“It was awsome. I’m really interested in flying and this was a great experience for me. I recommend this for anyone ready for a good time.”
“I was nervious about hang gliding, even about flying at all. But after I did it it was awesome and a great experience, and I am not scared anymore.”
Brianna and William are from Pennsulvania and this is their first time to Lake Tahoe. They did not find out about the hang gliding until they were at the end of their vacation. Brianna was intent on going and was so happy to get a booking for the next morning before they left later that day.
Brianna – “Wow! What an experience. Paul made my dream come true. I have always wanted to fly and now I can say I’ve truly soared. If you enjoy excitment and crave thrile, call Paul and get the most out of life. Immediatly!!!”
William – “Paul is an amazing instructor. At no point did I feel unsafe operating the craft under his guidence. Thanks to his kind, plesent, and curtious demeanor, my family enjoyed the experience of a lifetime. My 12 year old daughter (Emma above), my fiancee and myself would recommend hang gliding tahoe to anyone interested in getting a thrill of a lifetime. Thankyou Paul!!!”
Joy is from Texas and staying at Harrah’s South Lake Tahoe with her father who is a Vietnam vet hero who encouraged her to go powered hang gliding. What a great dad. She did not tell her husband and two kids until after with the photo package.
“Most amazing views I have ever seen, It was a great rush to have the feeling of flying. Can’t wait to do it again.”
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Ken and Lauren live near Chicago. Their Dad is adventure loving having flown a paraglider off Aspen Mountain on skis. However, Liz the Mom, was not excited to have her kids go up in the powered hang glider. If she was not subdued by the kids while getting ready to go, she had the potential for winning the hang Gliding Tahoe award for the most questions asked. I could not convince Mom to go up but she did say
Liz the Mom – “Paul was quite reassuring and knowledgeable to myself and my children. The kids had a great flight and will never forget the experience”
Ken – “That was so cool flying it myself”
Lauren – “It was an unforgettable experience. The instruction was awesome and the views were spectacular”.
Rick is a local in Reno and is the internet guru for RSCVA (Reno Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority). I noticed that Rick had a number of blogs promoting the unique adventures available for Reno/Tahoe so i called him and we decided to go flying. We flew north lake Tahoe and back towards Reno over Mt Rose proper for a Tahoe/Reno route. See Rick’s blog for his story.
See “RSCVA Ricks blog”
The Wedding Party – Bill from Los Angeles CA, Ciaron also from LA CA, Wayne (Bills Dad) from Illinois, and Mark from Illinois got together for Bill’s wedding in Tahoe. Bill wanted so much to go hang gliding he got his dad and 2 best buddies to all go together. Bill – “Fantastic flight. Tell him to make it crazy and he will. Expensive but worth it”, Ciaran – “Excelent experience. Recommended for all! Paul explains everything great and allows you to control it as much as possible”, Wayne – “Paul did a great job of customizing it for me with a private pilots license”,Mark – “Great time- learned a bunch, Paul is very qualified and made it a pleasure”.
“It was amazing. I never imagined I would be able to fly a powered hang glider. Such a great experience to top off our stay in Lake Tahoe. It was well worth getting up early. The air was so smooth.”
Yolanda – “I have never done anything like this before. Charles is always making me do extreme things but this is the best”. Charles – “Have always wanted to do this and finally I was able. Much better than I thought. Amazing to fly the trike”. Ian – “Always wondered what it would be like to fly a hang glider. Now I know. It was fun looking at Lake Tahoe from above the mountains and gliding back to the valley just like a hang glider”.
“I imagined this was going to be an ultralight like one I had flown before. This was completly different. Modern, confortable and easy to fly.”
Kevin and Pete (above) had both been in ultralights before and were looking to go up in an ultralight type airplane.
“Never saw this powered hang glider trike before but I was amazed at how well constructed it was with the safety features of a balistic parachute. Wow what a great experience you can not imagine without doing it. This makes me want to take up flying”
Stuart from New York City had been to Kauai and was going to do the powered Hang Gliging over there. It was to be the highlight of his trip. But the night before he was called and it was canceled because of weather. He was very disappointed. So when he was coming to Tahoe he found Hang Gliding Tahoe and made reservations months ahead to make sure he could get booked.
“Paul was exceptional in all aspects of the experience, from the narration of the flight to finding the smooth air in the high wind conditions. To be able to see the entire length of Lake Tahoe was absolutely amazing. The total experience was exhilarating.”