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Intro to Hang Gliding Course in Cincinnati

Intro to Hang Gliding Course

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Always wanted to fly? Then consider this introductory hang gliding class your entry into the world of flight.
  • U.S. Hang Gliding Association certified instructor
  • Ground school will orientate you with your glider, how to hold and lift the glider and teach you basic weight shift control
  • Put your new knowledge to use on your fist few tows, as you develop your skills close to the ground
  • Experience the freedom of this unique form of flight, you are on your way to becoming a hang gliding pilot!

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About this Experience

  • Always wanted to fly? Then consider this introductory hang gliding class your entry into the world of flight.
    • U.S. Hang Gliding Association certified instructor
    • Ground school will orientate you with your glider, how to hold and lift the glider and teach you basic weight shift control
    • Put your new knowledge to use on your fist few tows, as you develop your skills close to the ground
    • Experience the freedom of this unique form of flight, you are on your way to becoming a hang gliding pilot!

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  • The perfect experience for the hang glider to be.

    This course is a half day introduction to foot launched flight, learning training protocol, glider set up, preflight inspection, ground handling and landing skills.

    Your hands-on learning will begin on flat ground. You will learn to launch a glider using a light tension towing winch. A tow operator will control the winch with a line connected to you and your glider.

    The first several tows will be short and keep you a few feet above ground. You will be developing launch skills, learning towing procedures, getting a feel for the glider, and working on good landing practices.

    As your skills improve the tows will be longer and take you a little higher off the ground.

    By the end of this class you will be flying by yourself and landing on your own.

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  • Essential Information

    All participants must be able to fit safely into a harness and be in good physical condition. Participants weighing more than 240 pounds or taller than 6'5" may have difficulty fitting into the harness comfortably.

    Participants under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian sign a consent form.

    It is recommended to bring a water bottle and a snack with you on the day of your experience.

    Duration

    3-4 hours

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    Maximum Participants

    Up to 4 per class

    Spectators

    Spectators are encouraged to watch from the air strip

    Weather Dependent

    This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the Experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.

    What To Wear

    Wear comfortable clothing appropriate for weather conditions and closed toed shoes. Sneakers recommended.

    Booking Information

    For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings at least 7 days in advance.

    Cancellation Policy

    Prior to scheduling/booking a date for this experience, Cloud 9's standard return and exchange policy shall apply. Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, no refunds will be given. Rescheduling is allowed up to 14 days prior to your experience, failure to appear on your booked date or to reschedule at least 14 days prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience. In the event your experience is canceled due to inclement weather you will reschedule your experience directly with your experience provider

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    AIR-CIN-0003

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Location & Availability

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Year-round, weather permitting.

Saturdays and Sundays typically at 8:00 AM.

*Evening courses are available during the week May through July.

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Aerodrome WesMar, Orient, OH

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