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20- or 40-Minute Paragliding Discovery Flight with Calendar and T-Shirt from Airparamo in Maricopa (Up to 52% Off)

Maricopa

94% of 54 customers recommend

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In a Nutshell

Motorized paragliders soar over Sonora Desert panoramas as instructors demonstrate steering and safe landing

The Fine Print

Expires May 8th, 2013. May buy multiple. Valid only for option purchased. 300lb weight max. Must sign waiver. Under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. 24hr cancellation notice required. Subject to availability and weather. Valid only within 2 hours of sunrise/sunset. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose Between Two Options

  • $79 for a 20-minute Discovery Flight (a $160 value)
  • $125 for 40-Minute Discovery Flight (a $260 value)<p>

Tandem flights pair students with a certified instructor and take off within two hours of sunset or sunrise. Soaring over the Sonoran Desert, the experienced instructor reveals the techniques used to steer, take-off, and land motorized gliders. The flight includes a souvenir T-shirt and paragliding calendar (a $35 value).<p>

Airparamo

Before 1998, Maurice Sheldon kept busy as a computer programmer, web technology teacher, and architect. But since his induction into the world of PPG (powered paragliding), "Mo" has won multiple accolades for his skills as a glider pilot, once winning third place at the USPPA national competitions. He endeavored to share his passion for flying above the desert landscapes outside Phoenix by opening Airparamo, a 1,500-square-foot paragliding equipment and instructional facility in Maricopa. He achieved an advanced instructor certification in 2003 and has helped hundreds of pilots learn to navigate solo flights and shoo away advancing rain clouds.


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94% of 54 customers recommend

  • “Mo was very friendly and knowledgeable, wonderful view airborne, great experience”

  • “Just have fun! :)”

  • “Great experience...keep in mind when you make your reservations..you must be flexible...this activity is very weather depending...to much wind and you cannot...”

    “Great experience...keep in mind when you make your reservations..you must be flexible...this activity is very weather depending...to much wind and you cannot fly...safety factor....Pilot is very safety conscious. ”

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    Maricopa

    33461 W Trading Post Rd.

    Maricopa, Arizona 85138

    602-692-7995

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