In 1992, Phil Dietro's younger brother Stu became enamored with his friend's paraplane, prompting him to learn how to pilot the motor-powered parachute. In an old fashion bout of sibling rivalry, Phil too wanted to master the strange flying contraption, traveling with Stu to Santa Ynez Airport for his first flight. As gusts of wind rearranged his hair, and impressed birds beckoned him over for high-fives, Phil became hooked, later seeking further training from the paraplane's inventor, Steve Snyder.
A year after his first flight, Phil's newfound hobby inspired him to establish Inland Paraflite, where he currently schools fledgling aviators in an airborne classroom high above the Apple Valley desert. His exhilarating flight courses instill cloud-curious students with the knowledge to man a dual-controlled Powrachute Pegasus, which reaches speeds of up to 32 miles per hour—the same speed at which the sound of soft rock travels.
Along with cleansing autos' interiors and exteriors seven days a week, Hospitality Car Wash & Lube's staffers keep cars healthy and stylish with maintenance and customization services. Ultrasoft lamb's-wool mitts and biodegradable products help hands gently massage away built-up dirt and grime during detailing packages, which range from the exterior-focused express hand wax to the all-inclusive Complete Ultimate detail. Drivers may also roll their rides into Hospitality Car Wash & Lube for a few rounds of standard or synthetic oil or ask a technician to drape their cars' windows with SunTek films that block out ultraviolet rays and thoughts of running a red light.
Before departing on low-riding jaunts, riders must provide a valid motorcycle license and leave a major credit card for a security deposit of up to $5,000. Riders must return cycles with gas tanks filled and emergency parachutes rebundled.
The Tint Factory Inc. has been in business since 1989. We strive to do each car right the first time. Our customers time and money is important to us. Rated #1 in the I.E, we also work with many top clients such as movie stars and dealerships. Everyone, no matter their background are treated equally.
At each of its three locations, Auto Collision Solutions restores dusty and damaged autos and RVs to their former glory with thorough detailing treatments and a multistep restoration and repair process. As a direct repair shop, the esteemed business has earned the right to broker directly with insurance companies, handling all ordering, estimate writing, and repairs in a streamlined process, eliminating the need to wait for an adjuster or pay dues to the Worshipful Company of Insurance Middlemen. Technicians conduct a free estimate, and courtesy shuttles or rental cars whisk customers to home or work while licensed mechanics renew all makes of engines and auto bodies. Techs undo collision damage via a precise, computerized color-matching process before scrubbing up the inside, exterior, and tires with extensive detailing.