Rise above the crowd...
You've seen the movie
"Fly Away Home". Now you can experience the same "free
as a bird" feeling. Fly with us in our open cockpit
Trike and know the true freedom of flight!
for serious Recreation….
Fly with our fully rated instructors in
a Trike and discover flying over the beautiful Columbia
Valley, Lake Windermere, Columbia Lake, all bordered by
the spectacular Rockies. See the world as only the
privileged few have seen it - from the air in an open
Discovery Flight (30
Basic ground instruction
and about 20 to 25 minute airtime instruction.
$90 per person
add $45 for each additional 15 minutes airtime
SkyRide Aviation is a
Transport Canada certified flight school with certified
Ultralight aircraft operated by qualified and fully
licensed instructors. The Chief Flying Instructor of SkyRide Aviation is Max
Fanderl. Max is a high-hour, mountain pilot with
extensive experience in the Rockies and Europe's Alps.
He is licensed/certified as: Ultralight
Instructor, Paragliding Senior Instructor, Private Fixed
Wing Pilot and Sailplane/Glider Pilot. He is also a
former test pilot for the European regulator of
We love what we do and this
Our Trike is built by
respected Ultralight aircraft manufacturer, AIRBORNE. It
is one of the most reliable, stable, quiet and
fun Ultralight aircraft in the world. Our model
features tandem seating where the student is seated in the
rear and the instructor is located in the front of the
aircraft. It is very similar to riding a
motorcycle in the sky! With dual
controls, our aircraft can be flown from either the front or rear seats.
We will also fly from Fairmont Hot Springs Airport if 4
or more Discovery flights are booked.
Hours of operation:
We only operate in the early morning and calm
evenings while the flying conditions are at their most
stable and enjoyable. Generally these timeframes
6am to noon and 6pm until dusk.
The flying season can start as early as April and can last until
*In all cases final decisions about the suitability of
the weather conditions will rest with the pilot/instructor.
Appropriate clothing for the prevailing conditions is
Hanger 8, Invermere Airport
Phone 250 342-0461