Discover Powered Paragliding


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Professional pilot takes off with first-time gliders on instructional flights that soar above scenic landscapes

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Promotional value expires Mar 6, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Appointment required. 48hr cancellation notice required. Must be 5 or older. 250lb weight max. Subject to weather. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The need to feel the wind in your hair is best fulfilled by paragliding, though it can also be fulfilled by riding in a convertible, swinging on a tire swing, or getting sneezed on by a jumbo jet. Fly in the face of gravity with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $75 for a tandem paragliding experience (a $150 value)
  • $89 for a tandem paragliding experience and personal DVD (a $190 value)<p>

After a full preflight tutorial, guests strap into a BlackHawk powered paraglider with pilot Michael Mixer and take off on a 60-minute instructional flight.<p>

Discover Powered Paragliding

At Discover Powered Paragliding, pilot Michael Mixer positions aspiring paragliders on proper flight paths with instructional voyages and a complete line of BlackHawk paramotors. Michael’s expertise is the result of seven years of flying ultralight planes, and he continues to fine-tune his skills by taking off on an engine-assisted paraglider at least three times a week. The gliders—tricycle-like contraptions that can reach speeds of up to 30 miles per hour—allow Michael and a tandem pilot to ascend up to 18,000 feet in the air. Flights depart in the calm air of early morning, as well as two to three hours before sunset, giving passengers the opportunity to admire bursts of color on the horizon and steer clear of the migratory pathways of feral fighter jets.

Customer Reviews

What an awesome experience! So enjoyed it and it was nice meeting Mike and his family. It truly is a family affair. It was neat to watch his brother taking off on short solo flights while waiting for my boyfriend to finish his tandem flight.
Jolena S. · August 15, 2012
Edward R. · August 14, 2012

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