15- or 30-Minute Introductory Paraplane Powered Parachute Flight at Inland Paraflite (Up to 50% Off)

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FAA-certified flight instructor teaches students how to climb, descend & steer at cruising altitude aboard Powrachute Pegasus 2 paraplane.

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Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
January 8, 2021
Phil was great - made me feel very comfortable and he shared some of his knowledge . I had the opportunity to take controls and can't wait to do it again !
7 ratings5 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
November 8, 2021
This open air flight was quite an experience! Phil Was a great instructor and I felt quite safe after he instructed me in safety snd flight control procedures. YES! I took control and was able to fly all by myself. It was a thrill I will never forget! I recommend this experience to everyone. Thank you Phil and thank you Groupon. Five star event!
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Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
November 16, 2020
Phil was very informative, thorough, and had a great sense of humor. I enjoyed him and the flight. Every thing was legit and easy. I felt very safe departing and arriving back on ground. Smooth flight. Cool day!
6 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
November 13, 2020
Really fun!! Phil was easy going and even let me take the controls. It is cold up there in the winter. Dress WARM
19 ratings8 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
October 20, 2020
Had an amazing experience with Phil. Felt safe and had a once in a lifetime experience!!
55 ratings20 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
September 3, 2020
So much fun! What a cool experience. Phil was very knowledgeable and friendly. Would highly recommend this to anyone who loves an adrenaline rush.
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Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
June 21, 2020
Phil was very nice and professional! It’s comforting to know that Safety is his main priority!
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Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
June 15, 2020
My friend Evan and I just visited Inland Paraflite. Normally, I wouldn't write a review but truly feel that the owner Phil deserves some credit. Rather than just fly us in the air, he was very informative and went out of his way to make us comfortable. He even gave us a certificate once we landed. Great adventure for anyone. We are definitely coming back! Not scary, just relaxing and fun.
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About This Deal

From catapulting flaming soldiers over castle walls to sitting on active geysers, humans have long been fixated on flying through the air. Absorb the wonderment of flight with this voucher.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $99 for a 15-minute introductory paraplane flight (a $200 value)
  • $139 for a 30-minute introductory paraplane flight (a $275 value)

A Federal Aviation Administration–certified instructor flies an open-air paraplane, also known as a motor-powered parachute, into the sky and hands over the controls to passengers once they reach cruising altitude. Flights depart at sunrise as students learn to steer, climb, and descend at speeds of 26–32 miles per hour before the instructor reclaims the controls for a safe landing.

Fine Print

Promotional value expires 180 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Must be 10 or older. 280 lbs. max weight. 24-hour cancellation notice required. Reservation required. Must sign waiver. Younger than 18 must be accompanied by guardian. Subject to weather. Must call the afternoon before to confirm your appointment due to weather conditions being a factor. All flights scheduled for sunrise. Closed toe shoes required; jacket and long pants recommended. Merchant's cancellation policy applies. Limit 24 per person. May be repurchased every 365 days. Limit 1 per visit. Subject to availability. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services. Offer is not eligible for our promo codes or other discounts.

About Inland Paraflite

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 100 horsepower Powrachute Airwolf, which reaches speeds of up to 32 miles per hour—the same speed at which the sound of soft rock travels

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