Thermalriders LLC

Thermalriders LLC

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Michael G. ·
October 7, 2012
I just wanted to stay in the clouds as long as possible!! Professional, safe and thrilling.


Laurie R. ·
August 29, 2012
Thanks. Y'all were great and the flight was awesome!


Bruce C. · 7 reviews TOP REVIEWER
August 9, 2015
Can't say enough about Joel and how he hung in there until the weather, schedules would accommodate the hangliding deal. He's a great guy and a real professional. Highly recommended; very fun and not as scary as you might think!

What You'll Get

For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction, which is why every time a human attempts to fly, a bird attempts to drive a stick shift. Engage in one of the primary mandates of physics with today's Groupon: for $135, you get a tandem hang-gliding discovery flight from Thermalriders LLC in Luling (a $225 value).

During instructional flights with Thermalriders LLC, certified hang-gliding instructors soar in tandem with beginning flyers approximately 2,500 feet in the sky. Gliding gurus initiate students into the sport with 15 minutes of ground instruction that includes an explanation of towing, landing technique, and rigorous arm-flapping exercises. Afterward, a Dragonfly tow plane escorts the tandem glider up to an optimal altitude from which air-sailors float for up to 20 minutes. Once grounded, pilots may purchase footage of their flight (regularly $75) at a 15% discount. Thermalriders LLC soars skyward Thursday–Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather and prophesy permitting.

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires May 31, 2012. Amount paid never expires. 24hr cancellation notice required. Subject to availability and weather. Must be 12 or older, under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. 225lb weight max. Must sign waiver. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Thermalriders LLC

A triangular form soars across blue skies and swoops over Texas's sprawling terrain. But the flying figure isn't a bird or a frustrated geometry student's homework—it's one of Thermalriders’ gliders, which let novices master the art of flying under the guidance of U.S. Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association-certified instructors. During aerotow flights, instructors and students can then break free from gravity's tight grip as Dragonfly planes tow them to heights of up to 2,500 feet. Thermalriders' instructors also have the ability to capture each flight on video.

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