$70 for One Introductory Glider Flight from Sosa Gliding Club in Hamilton ($140 Value)

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Get a hands-on experience gliding aircraft over southern Ontario with views of Cambridge, African Lion Safari, and Toronto in the distance.

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Promotional value expires Aug 31, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Must sign waiver. Subject to weather. 6'3 height max; 230 lbs weight max. Tax included. Reservation required. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Early man's attempts at flying included sewing feathers onto his arms or trying to harpoon a passing comet. Learn to fly the new-fashioned way with this Groupon.

$70 for One Introductory Glider Flight ($140 Value)

Accompanied by an experienced pilot, passengers take the controls for a 20- to 30-minute flight over southern Ontario, which grants views of Cambridge, the African Lion Safari, and Toronto in the distance. After a soft landing, guests watch ongoing field activities from the clubhouse before leaving with a CD about flying and a certificate marking the occasion.

Sosa Gliding Club

At Sosa Gliding Club, instructors and tow pilots don't receive paychecks; they teach others simply to share the joy of gliding. And since the club owns the Rockton Airport-which has two grass runways, a fleet of single- and two-seat gliders, and a clubhouse-they can pass on their knowledge through ground courses. Through cross-country soaring classes, for instance, they teach potential pilots to soar in gliders, finding invisible rising air currents to carry them upward rather than simply gliding the aircraft to the ground. Once students achieve basic piloting prowess, club instructors can then give aerobatic instruction, showing students how to perform slow rolls, loops, and wingovers during adrenaline-pumping staring contests with eagles.

Customer Reviews

great flight and really nice people there!
William P. · July 23, 2014
Wonderful hosts! Considering lessons!
Jen S. · August 11, 2013
Great people. Excellent equipment. Highly safety conscious. A wonderful experience.
Ian C. · August 6, 2013
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    Hamilton

    1144 Cooper Road

    Hamilton, ON L9H 5E1

    +15197409328

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