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Turf Soaring School - CLOSED

8700 W Carefree Hwy, Peoria, AZ 85383-1276
+1 602-284-9977
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Happy birthday

I celebrated my 60th birthday with a ride. In the plane pictured no less. What an experience. If... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2015
New River, Arizona
Amazing Grace

After living in Phoenix for about two years, I began taking glider lessons at Turf Soaring School... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2015
Phoenix, Arizona
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We do scenic tours in FAA certified motorless aircraft over Lake Pleasant and the Sonoran Desert.
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  • Very good8%
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12 Sep 2015
“Happy birthday”
13 Aug 2015
“Amazing Grace”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
8700 W Carefree Hwy, Peoria, AZ 85383-1276
+1 602-284-9977

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Reviewed 12 September 2015

I celebrated my 60th birthday with a ride. In the plane pictured no less. What an experience. If you've not done this at least once, you should. They are a great company. Safe. Secure. Beautiful.

Thank Loyd747
Reviewed 13 August 2015

After living in Phoenix for about two years, I began taking glider lessons at Turf Soaring School in Peoria, Az. I had been struggling with alcohol and drugs for many years and I felt that I would never be free from them. After many ground...More

Thank 336ron
Reviewed 6 April 2015

The last time I visited Turf Soaring School was in 1982. I had taken the ground school for several weeks and had flown in many instructor supervised flights. I eventually acquired my solo license and when I was on my third solo flight I had...More

Thank 336ron
Reviewed 19 February 2015

Beautiful, peaceful location. Flights are wonderful - peering out the canopy you feel like you can touch the sky! My visit was actually in 2011, not 2014.

1  Thank ICELANDERPeoriaAz
Reviewed 19 February 2015

Both my wife and I have soloed at Turf and look forward to going again. My best flight was over 5,000 foot altitude gain in August and 2.3 hour duration.

1  Thank James H
Reviewed 18 February 2015

I had the time of my life with but I didnt go for a lesson - I had an option to go up with a stunt pilot and it was a blast - it was like a roller coaster on steroids. Once the instructor got...More

1  Thank KahunaKarl
Reviewed 12 September 2014 via mobile

If you ever thought about soaring then you have to try this. Amazing team and well run establishment. They will make the experience worth your stop.

6  Thank MatthewEGreen
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Great experience. Local hole in the wall attraction where you can learn to fly/pilot a glider. Flight over Lake Pleasant was great!

Thank RollTideRollAZ
Reviewed 1 July 2014

A glider rental over the Lake Pleasant area was a real treat. Close to Phoenix in North Peoria near 74 Carefree Highway.

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 20 March 2014

being an air force retiree of 20 years and having flown in all kinds of aircraft from a B-52 to a hellicopter and everything in between, I had never been in a glider. this was deffinatly on my bucket list. I got to do this...More

1  Thank ronald b
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