Jennifer traveling from Palatine, IL to San Francisco, CA for her new job.
Chuck from Princess Anne, MD took an airplane and trike introductory lesson to decide which type of aircraft to learn to fly one right after the other.
Quinn is a private pilot airplane and trike pilot who lives in Reno and likes to get up in the air flying a trike as much as possible.
Gaurav moved from Chicago to San Francisco, and this was his first trip to Reno.
Shereya, almost did not go flying, but decided to take a chance after her husband convinced her that it was something she couldn’t miss out on, after he had returned from his own flight.
Janie is a Concierge at the Hyatt in Incline Village and her customers are always asking what it is like to fly in the powered hang glider and she wanted to provide them first hand advice.
Erica is also a Concierge at the Hyatt in Incline Village and was the first to call and find out more to advise her customers. She wanted to find out for herself what it was really like, and if you could really fly it yourself.
Hussain, originally from India, lives in Pensacola, FL.
Saleema was the group leader who organized a trip to Lake Tahoe for family and friends that included powered hang gliding.
Jackson is a flight simulator expert and not yet old enough to drive. His father wanted to give him a chance to fly in a real aircraft and Jack chose a powered hang glider.
Jody, Jackson’s mom (see above), was very nervous to let her son go up flying in a 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.
Michelle is a airplane private pilot from Greenwich, CT and felt comfortable communicating with the other aircraft and was able to fly to another airport to do a touch and go just like an airplane.
Zukerman Group – Jamie from Los Angeles, Julia from Colorado, Nicole from Chicago, and Max from Los Angeles.
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 list of accomplishments.
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.
Peggy is from Detroit and her boyfriend, who is a private pilot airplane, is jealous that she is on vacation and going to fly in a powered hang glider. 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, NV. She got it all.
Keith from Atlanta, GA wants to become a helicopter pilot. While visiting his grandmother in Carson City for his birthday, she gave Keith a powered hang gliding lesson as a birthday present.
Michael is from San Antonio, Texas where he just graduated from high school. He is traveling to Tahoe and staying with friends in Incline. He is interested in becoming a pilot.
Susan and Scott are from Chicago and doing a whirl wind vacation at Lake Tahoe while staying up in Truckee.
Kayla is going to school in Missouri for a career in aviation engineering. She really wanted to get the experience of flying one of the light-sport aircraft to help her know more. She also wants to get her pilots license.
Emma wasn’t too sure she wanted to go but once she saw the trike sitting there, the flight suits, and after Paul explained the procedure, she wanted to be the first.
Brianna and William are from Pennsylvania and this is their first time to Lake Tahoe. Brianna was intent on going flying and was so happy to get a booking for the next morning before they left to go home later that day.
Joy is from Texas and staying at Harrah’s in South Lake Tahoe with her father who is a Vietnam vet helicopter pilot hero. He encouraged her to take a lesson. What a great dad. She did not tell her husband and two kids until after…with the photo package.
Ken and Lauren live near Chicago. Their Dad is adventure loving having flown a paraglider off Aspen Mountain on skis. Dad thought this would be a great first flight lesson since the kids are interested in aviation.
Rick is a Reno local 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.
The Wedding Party – Bill is 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.
Yolanda, Charles, and Ian planned their powered hang gliding experience for Charles birthday, two months in advance. They full of anticipation.
Ann and her husband called the night before their last day of vacation hoping to get a flight before they returned home in Orange Cove, CA.
Pete was looking for something to do and found an advertisement for powered hang gliding lessons in a Lake Tahoe Visitor Guide.
Kevin and Pete had both been in ultralights before and were looking forward to flying in an ultralight type of aircraft again.
Stuart, from New York, had planned a powered hang gliding flight in Kauai, HI but it was cancelled due to weather. He called for reservations with Hang Gliding Tahoe months in advance and finally got his flight.