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Address: 32810 165th St E, Llano, CA 93544-1011
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+1 661-944-1090
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Southern California Soaring Academy is the premier provider of exhilarating...

Southern California Soaring Academy is the premier provider of exhilarating glider rides in Los Angeles. We are surrounded by outstanding soaring conditions and stunning scenery. Visit us in scenic Antelope Valley, just over 1 hour driving time from downtown L.A., where nearly every day is flyable. Come for a ride and bring a friend. It’s an adventure of a lifetime, something you will be talking about for years to come. Open Fri-Sat-Sun-Mon, 9 AM to Sunset. Call or e-mail for reservations.

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I came to California/Mojave Desert for a business trip and as glider pilot I had already in mind to use this opportunity also for soaring in the US. By research within internet I... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I came to California/Mojave Desert for a business trip and as glider pilot I had already in mind to use this opportunity also for soaring in the US. By research within internet I stumbled finally across the Southern California Soaring Academy. I went by to Crystal Airport and they brought me on schedule with an instructor for the weekend following.... More 

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Apple Valley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Southern California Soaring Academy is dedicated to empowering disabled Veterans on their road to recovery through the therapeutic qualities of flying. Flying is an activity which has proven to help with the rehabilitation process. It instills a sense of confidence and helps many with controlling their stress. The act of gliding creates a weightless environment for those struggling with physical... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

This was an awesome experience. Got an intro lesson for my wife's birthday and for myself as well since i was there. We are both power pilots so being up in the air is nothing new to us... but soaring in glider is amazing!! It doesn't compare to flying an airplane! Needless to say I am hooked. Our instructor Dale... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

I was in Victorville on business and got a last minute day off to explore. Being a private pilot, I looked around for activities that would satisfy my flying bug when I stumbled across Southern California Soaring Academy. They were able to squeeze me in for a discovery flight last-minute due to a cancellation, and I had a fantastic time.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

I visited the academy twice during a business trip to LA. Both flights were both exhilarating and instructional. The operation was professional and confident. I now have the gliding bug properly. I would strongly recommend a visit.

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Thank Andrew Q
Woodland, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

Everything I had hope for from beginning to end. Everyone was so nice, relaxed and my pilot was fantastic! I couldn't be happier. It was a fantastic, fun day which was short. Could have been up there for hours! Next time! :) I highly recommend taking flight on a Glider, the sensations, views were beyond spectacular!!! Thanks to all for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

Amazing experience! Felt safe with the pilot's experience and got an insane adrenaline rush when he flipped us several times on request.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

Thrilling ride of a life time! Greatly exceeded my expectations! I would like to do it again immediately!

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Saugus, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

I'm surprised people don't flock to this place. For me, it was well worth losing the 12 lbs in 21 days to meet the requirement for a Glider ride. This adventure was for my Daughter's Birthday. We ventured into the Mojave Desert Sky in one of the sleek Gliders, towed first by an energetic plane and her enthusiastic pilot. Once... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

We went for my sisters birthday and it was Ahhhhhhmazing!!!! We had the most wonderful time, our flight instructor, Dale, was very knowledgeable, professional, and so fun! The whole staff made us feel extremely welcome and comfortable and we felt like a part of their family. It's worth the drive, the views are incredible and we can't wait to come... More 

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