Benz Aviation has been the Great Lakes regions largest commercial soaring center for over 50 years!
All Benz Aviation pilots are FAA certified "commercial" pilots. This provides our customers a higher level of pilot experience vs. soaring "clubs" that also offer public glider rides.
Scenic Glider Rides • Glider Instruction • Glider Towing • Glider Rental • Airplane Rides
Aircraft Rental • FAA Testing • Fuel • Tie Down • Hangars • Events
Our meticulously maintained, modern fleet is available for rental. Call and speak to our friendly staff to schedule your flight.
Built by Grob Aircraft of Germany. A high performance two-seater glider constructed of glass fiber. Features T-tail configuration, a non retractable undercarriage and upper surface airbrakes. Designed for training, high performance, and simple aerobatic flying.
Schweizer SGS 2-33 Glider
Built by Schweizer Aircraft in Elmira, NY, this American glider is a two-seat, high-wing, strut-based glider, excellent for training.
Built by the Cessna Aircraft Company. A four-seat, single engine, fixed-wing aircraft. The most successful and popular aircraft in aviation history, more than 40,000 have been built.