Hang Gliding

Union Square
Union Square
Broadway at East 18th Street
8:00AM
to 6:00PM
8:00AM to 6:00PM
Arrive by 7:45AM
Intensity
1/10
18+

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About the trip

Feel the rush of learning to fly

What We Love

  • Fly!
  • Learn hang gliding techniques
  • Enjoy hanging with new friends in the sunshine
  • Heart pumping adventure

Your Day

On this adventure you will learn the proper techniques of flying a hang glider on your first day! The morning starts with a short instruction at the training facility. You will learn how your hang glider changes speeds and maneuvers and how different air temperatures will keep your glider in the sky. On your tandem flight, a plane will bring you from level ground up to to 2,500 feet with your certified instructor, then release and float freely, bird-like, back to a gentle landing on wheels. You're in good hands. Safety is taken very seriously and the instructors are certified with the US Hang Gliding Association.

Purchase a video of your flight on the day of the trip! ($40)

Perfect for: Anyone looking for a new, thrilling experience

A NOTE ON CONDITIONS

Should the winds work against us, we may not be able to fly that day. If it looks like the weather will be uncooperative, we will cancel by the day before the trip.

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Level 1/10
Union SquareBroadway at East 18th Street
8:00AM to 6:00PMArrive by 7:45AM
Planning

Here’s what you need

Bring

Essential Gear
  • Lunch
  • Ample snacks
  • At least two liters of water
  • $40 if you wish to purchase a video (credit cards accepted)
  • You may also wish to bring a book, magazine, music, etc. as there will be down time when you are not flying
  • Weather-appropriate clothing. For a great selection and discounts, check out our partners.
  • Camera
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen

Wear

Essential Clothing
  • Comfortable athletic clothing
  • Closed-toed shoes
  • Jacket

What's Included

Included
  • Expert guides
  • Transportation
  • Permits
  • Hang gliding instruction
Not Included
  • Meals
  • Gratuity for your guide
  • Video

Drive to Meet

Have your own transportation? Select the "drive to meet" option at checkout. You will meet your guide at Randall Airport in New Hampton, NY at 9:30 AM.

Weather

Weather conditions can be quite different from the city in the mountainous regions we visit. Temperatures can be quite cooler as we head north or to higher elevations. Keep your eyes out for an email from our team a few days in advance of your trip. That email will provide updated weather conditions and will alert you to anything additional you should put in your pack to prepare. We head outside in any weather, as long as we know it's safe, and we don't let a little rain or wind ruin a chance for an adventure. You can contact us at [email protected] if you have any questions about preparing for trail conditions.

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