Scenic Glider Ride

Soar above the beautiful Hampshire countryside. You will be towed with our Piper Pawnee towplane to 3900 feet MSL with our experienced commercial glider pilot at the controls.  You will soar for approximately 25 minutes and enjoy the breathtaking views of the countryside. On clear days you can see downtown Chicago.

One scenic glider ride is: $185.00.  You may purchase an additional ride for the same person for $90.00 at the field.

Glider Ride Terms and Conditions;

Gift Certificate must be used within 24 months from time of purchase.

Glider rides are provided on any day we have operations, generally weekends and some weekdays and a commercial pilot is available, between 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM.  Rides available from mid April through October, weather permitting.
We do not book reservations.
First come First Serve basis. 
(You may have to wait until a pilot and glider are available. We offer a patio deck with table and chairs where you may watch. You may bring your own picnic lunch).

Please call the field office before leaving home to verify we’re flying.  847-683-7627


  • You must weigh less than 210 lbs fully clothed.
  • You must be at least 4 feet tall.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult at the field.
  • You must bring a printed copy of your Gift Certificate.  Rides will not be given without it.