Glider & Biplane Adventure Rides

We operate 5 days a week 9am-5pm Thursday - Monday (Closed Tues & Wed).

Please Call to make a Reservations (530) 473-5600 approximately 2-3 weeks in advance for weekends and 1 week for weekdays.

Glider Rides

Our pilots tailor your flight to your individual desire, flight are based on altitude of the tow. Enjoy a smooth,
relaxing aerial tour, or a shorter, yet more adventurous ride. We are sure you will enjoy your flight.

 

 

Glider Rides for 1 or 2 Passengers

1 Passenger*

2 Passengers*

Get a taste of soaring and a scenic view of our valley. You are towed to an altitude of 2000 feet, where you will release from the tow plane and glide back to earth.

Or enjoy with a friend and opt for the 2 passenger ride.

Approximately 10 minutes of flight time. *

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Glider Hop for 1


$90


Glider Hop for 2

 

$130


Feel a touch of excitement with a little longer glider ride. Releasing at an altitude of 3000 feet gives a scenic view of our valley and local area.

Enjoy with a friend and opt for the 2 passenger ride.

Approximately 20 minutes of flight time. *

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Fun For One

$120


Shared Magic

$160


View the Sutter Buttes, Mt. Lassen and Snow Mountain on a nice day. Releasing at an altitude of 4000 feet takes in the majestic sites. Serene poetry in the air you'll never forget.

Enjoy with a friend and opt for the 2 passenger ride. Approximately 30 minutes of flight time. *

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Silver Hawk

$180


Fantastic Journey

$220


A "top of the world" view when you release at an altitude of 5280 feet (1 Mile). On a clear day there are views from Mt. Shasta to the High Sierra. What an awesome world we live in, and what a beautiful way to behold it.

Or enjoy with a friend and opt for the 2 passenger ride. Approximately 40 minutes of flight time. *

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Golden Eagle


$240


Mile High


$280


Aerobatic Glider Rides

Aerobatic Glider Rides

1 Passenger Only

Glider aerobatic ride; flights at all attitudes, wingovers, rolls, loops, and much more. Release altitude 4,000 feet.

Aerobatic flights vary greatly in length based on how mild or wild you want your flight.
Maximum Passenger weight is 230 pounds.

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Top Gun for One

 

$230


Our deluxe sailplane aerobatic ride; flights at all attitudes, wingovers, rolls, loops, and much more.Tow to an altitude 5280 feet (1 mile high).

Aerobatic flights vary greatly in length based on how mild or wild you want your flight.
Maximum Passenger weight is 230 pounds.

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Mile High Top Gun for One


$290


Introductory Glider Pilot Lessons

Introductory Glider Pilot Lessons

1 Passenger Only

Our introductory flying lesson includes a 4,000' tow flight with an instructor.

You will also receive an introduction to gliders ground instruction, glider pilot logbook, glider training manual and a copy of Soaring magazine.

An experience or gift that may grow into a lifestyle - be a pilot - for the joy of it. Includes everything you need to start you on the way to being a soaring pilot.

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Introductory Glider Pilot Lesson

$300


Our deluxe introductory flying lesson includes a 6,000' tow flight with an instructor.

You will also receive an introduction to gliders ground instruction, glider pilot logbook, glider training manual and a copy of Soaring magazine.

An experience or gift that may grow into a lifestyle - be a pilot - for the joy of it. Includes everything you need to start you on the way to being a soaring pilot.

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Deluxe Introductory Glider
Pilot Lesson


$380

 

On Tow Fun ride Acrobatice Ride - Inverted Two Passenger Glider Ride - friends Acrobatic Flight

 

 

 

Instruction Instruction

 

Biplane Rides - An Open Cockpit Adventure

Experience the wind whipping through your hair and feel the rumble of a 1929 Travelair
Biplane's radial engine as you fly around the Northern California Valley.

 

Biplane Rides for 1 or 2

1 Passenger*

2 Passengers*

A fun open cockpit adventure is yours while you fly through the skies in a 1929 biplane. Take a few pictures, and enjoy the view.

 

Share the fun with a friend for only $40 more.

Maximum combined passenger weight is 350 lbs.

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20 Minutes for 1

$120

 

20 Minutes for 2

$160

 

Listen to the rumble of the radial engine, feel the wind in you face. A little more time lets you see more of the sights while you enjoy the experience of taking off into the skies with just a tiny windshield in front of you.

 

Share the fun with a friend for only $40 more.

Maximum combined passenger weight is 350 lbs.

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30 Minutes for 1

$180


30 Minutes for 2

$220


Feel like an early barnstormer! Take a longer tour, enjoy more time to see the sites, and take pictures.

 

Share the fun with a friend for only $40 more.

Maximum combined passenger weight is 350 lbs.

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40 Minutes for 1


$240

 

40 Minutes for 2


$280

 

Biplane Ride for 2

 

Biplane Ready for Takeoff

 

 

Gift Certificates - Available Online

Select a design for your online Gift Certificate OrderFor your convenience you can Order Online for that last minute gift using our online service website.

You will be able to select the design of the certificate with your order and it can be emailed to you or the recipient, or sent via regular mail.

 

Visa and Mastercard Accepted

 

If you have questions or need more information you can
call us at: (530) 473-5600 during office hours,

or contact us by Email: info@williamssoaring.com

 

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All Rides are flown by FAA Commercially Certified Pilots. Flights may have to be rescheduled if there is inclement weather.

*Glider Notes:

Maximum single passenger wt. 242 lbs.
Maximum Top Gun passenger wt. 230 lbs.
Maximum two passenger combined wt. 350 lbs.

All rides and lessons are based on the altitude of the tow. Our pilots tailor the flights to your individual desire; enjoy a smooth, relaxing tour or a shorter yet more adventurous ride, we are sure you will enjoy your flight.

**Biplane Notes:

Maximum combined passenger weight is 350 lbs.

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