Learn to Soar in a Motorglider! Adding a glider rating to your SEL or PPL. Cost for flight instruction is approximately $2000-2500 for a private add-on and $2500 for a commercial add-on. Or begin from scratch … read more ????
Testimonial from Stephen Ryan, Aviation Safety Inspector, Germany In May 2014 I spent 2 weeks with Sky King Soaring in Payson AZ. to obtain my FAA Commercial Glider Certificate. Even though I had not flown in … read more ????
Here are some documents you’ll want to review or print out to prepare for your training flights. — UNDER CONSTRUCTION — N638TT checklist More documents soon!
As any pilot will tell you, landing is the tricky part. The picture above shows a nice flare height. And here’s a video that shows what a good landing in a motorglider looks like. Get started … read more ????
Here’s a perfect example of landing a (motor) glider with no engine. These photos were taken during a soaring contest at Estrella Sailport south of Phoenix, AZ. One of the great advantages of a motorglider! Using … read more ????
Here are the top 12 reasons why you should receive your flight training at SkyKingSoaring: The weather is almost always great in Payson, Arizona, USA. Did I mention thermals to 18,000 MSL in May and June … read more ????
Whether flying behind the dependable turbo-powered Rotax 914 in Sky King Soaring’s™ beautiful Diamond Xtreme, or enjoying the uplift of an Arizona thermal in a conventional sailplane, Russ Hustead loves soaring flight. Russ has accumulated over … read more ????
Here are links to motorglider and soaring resources. Soaring Associations Touring Motor Gliders Association (TMGA) – https://www.motorgliders.org/ Arizona Soaring Association – http://www.asa-soaring.org/ Soaring Society of America – https://www.ssa.org Soaring Weather/Flight Planning Windy – https://www.windy.com/ Aircraft-related Sites … read more ????
Reasons hands down to fly a motorglider rather than a light sport aircraft (LSA). Fly in a proven, certified airframe with a standard airworthiness certificate – utility category. Fly above 10,000 feet MSL – in fact … read more ????