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Operating on Kauai for 23 years, Birds in Paradise Flight School offers introductory flight lessons over the most breathtaking landscape in the world. An FAA-certified instructor teaches the basics of ultralight flying while you fly over the rugged...more
After 2 days of no response to an on line inquiry I decided to call and only then learned of the accident. :( I few with Gerry way back when-I told him I was a thrill seeker and wanted to fly thru a cloud. My...More
To my knowledge, all 3 companies offering power hang glider flights on Kauai are closed. Birds in Paradise I believe closed in late winter following the death of the owner. I visited the Port Allen airfield and found their trailer gone.
Best experience on the island! Flew with Gerry back in October of 2012, had such a great time went back to fly again, but were sadly met by a vacant field. Gerry passed away in an accident just 2 weeks before we returned to the...More
My wife and I dropped by Birds on 2/18/14 to arrange a flight for the next day. This is an out of body experience! You are sitting behind Gerry or Eric with nothing around you but the abyss. The lifts off the Canyon can make...More
My wife and I have been flying with Birds in Paradise for 12 years now. Every time we are on Kauai we go ultralight flying with Gerry and his crew. It's just you and your pilot, strapped into a trike which is suspended below a...More
My husband and I flew with Gerry and Eric 2-8-14. We had scheduled earlier in the week but weather wasn't good. They were very helpful in rescheduling. The flight was phenomenal! I have been in helicopters and small planes and this does not compare. The...More
My husband and I took the first flight in the morning and got to see the sunrise over the ocean. Instructors responded to our varying levels of comfort and desires to participate. We were lucky to have a great experience and good conditions despite the...More
The helicopter tours are fun, but nothing like this....skip the 'copters and take at least an hour flight with these guys. My wife and I had a blast and she's scared to be 3 steps up on a ladder! VERY professional and highly experienced pilots...More
After a morning of none stop raining we thought for sure our trip would be cancelled. Nope they didn't care that it was cloudy and visibility was awful, we were going up or we would be charged either way! Thrilled we were able to see...More
My wife and I flew with Gerry and Eric 01-23-2014. The weather was perfect and the scenery was breathtaking. First time in a glider for my wife and she was a little nervous but that only lasted a couple of seconds. It's a little spendy...More