Silence … Serenity … Safety ™
Air Tours • Flight Instruction
Sky King Soaring™ offer scenic air tours and soaring rides originating from the Payson Airport just south of the Mogollon Rim in the pine country of Arizona. By appointment, we can also offer scenic soaring flights out of Sedona.
We also specialize in personalized motorglider flight training throughout Arizona and the United States in your own touring motorglider, i.e. Diamond, Stemme S6 or S10 , Pipstrel Pipistrel Sinus or Virus and Super Ximango. Sky King Soaring™ flies a tricycle gear Diamond Xtreme Motorglider, which is unparalleled as a glider trainer or as a delightful touring platform.
Whether you’re an airplane pilot seeking a glider add-on rating, or if you just want to experience the best way to see what makes Arizona so beautiful, Sky King Soaring can take you on the adventure of a lifetime!
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Why we love soaring
“Soaring (or Gliding) flight is so very different from airplane flight, almost a polar opposite. Airplane flying is usually directed at getting somewhere in as little time as possible. Soaring flight’s goal is just to get there silently in the cool air, and have fun in the process! It’s relaxed flying, just like the motionless in the turn. Soaring is exhilarating to be able to climb aided by the rising air, using your own bird like instincts while not depending on one drop of fuel. Soaring is like being a surfer riding the big wave, accelerating forward to the beach while standing above the water. Soaring is like sitting on gondola-like wings and feeling on top of the world.”