Hang Gliding Over Hudson Valley
Take Flight on a Hudson Valley Tandem Hang Gliding Intro Flight
Price for 1 participant
Thrill in a tandem flight over hang glider over the beautiful Hudson Valley. During this New York “hands-on” flight, you will be towed above 2, 500 feet above the ground with an instructor by your side the whole gliding experience.
Make sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring your sunglasses and sunscreen. Beginning less than an hour from Manhattan, you will arrive at launch pad near Randall Airport before going over the basics of hang gliding. After going over the basics, you will soar above the ground with a 'USPHA' rated tandem instructor at your side. During the 10 to 30 minute flight, you will learn basic flight controls, right of way rules, soaring techniques, and the landing approach into the airport. This is an amazing airborne adventure.
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Participants are required to sign a Liability Release Form. Parental consent is required for participants less than 18 years of age.
ITEM/SKU NUMBER XD-949-001
Xperience Certificates® cannot be exchanged once a reservation for the experience has been made.
On a slightly overcast day, Thomas took me on a 20 minute experience when the foliage was 1 week past peak. It was far less frightening to do than to watch, even though I fear heights. The instructor was professional and reassuring, and I would highly recommend others to him. Unlike anything I've done before, in a good way!
- Robert - Randall Airport, Middletown, NY, Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Tom at Hangar3 was not only charming, good-looking, fun and assuring while we flew, he also worked the camera! Awesome experience!
- Lori Goodman - NYC, Friday, June 10, 2011
This adventure was delayed from its original booking because of weather. The company made sure that the rebooking and the day of the trip itself was handled in the best way, with professionalism, interest and humor. I would tell anyone to definitely take advantage of this truly beautiful experience. And, if you're into a little more excitement, then let the pilot take you for some dips and bankings (I did without hesitation, and it was fantastic). Thank you for one of my best adventures ever.
- Jonathon Culver - New York City, Monday, September 27, 2010
The experience was WAY cooler than i thought it'd be...beautiful and exciting. I recommend it for sure!
- David - Jersey City, NJ, Wednesday, July 21, 2010
- Samantha - New jeresy, Tuesday, July 20, 2010
The experience was very exciting and definitely worthwhile. However, the safety precautions were never explained before hand, making me very ill at ease throughout the entire experience. Additionally, the dvd's we paid for were poorly made. One in fact does not even show a video, but instead has 4 random snapshots, while my boyfriends dvd ends and cuts off before landing. I tried contacting the venue in regards to this situation, but so far no one has picked up the phone. I will continue to contact them. The people working there were all very friendly and enthusiastic about hang gliding. They even helped us with driving directions, because we had gotten quite lost on the way over. Overall, it was a good experience. I just wish I had a dvd that worked to show my friends and family.
- Louise Lu - Middletown, Thursday, June 03, 2010
The experience was thrilling, however, the run was shorter than what was expected due to wind condition. Paid the full amount of money for a full run and didn't receive that, this was a bit disappointing.
- David Chappell - CT, Tuesday, September 02, 2008
Question: How can you tell if a particular date and time is available?
Answer: The Hang Gliding Over Hudson Valley Experience is offered on Saturdays and Sundays April thru October, subject to availability. Flights can be scheduled from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Please keep in mind that we require a minimum of 14 days advance notice for all reservations. If you would like us to check availability for a specific date and time please feel free to contact our Customer Service Agents over the phone. Our business hours are Monday-Friday, 9am to 5pm EST.
Question: Do you still schedule flight in November? If so, when can I book a a Hang Gliding experience?
Answer: The Hang Gliding Over Hudson Valley Experience is offered on Saturdays and Sundays April thru October, subject to availability. Flights can be scheduled from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
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