Hang Gliding Over Hudson Valley

Take Flight on a Hudson Valley Tandem Hang Gliding Intro Flight

5 stars 9 Reviews
participants 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.

Whether you are looking to begin a new hobby or you are simply looking to try it, you’ll be able to say you've soared! 

Who
The Hang Gliding Over Hudson Valley Xperience Certificate® is for one participant.

Guests
You may invite guests to Randall Airport to watch your Hang Gliding Experience.

Location
New York, Middletown

When
The Hudson Valley Hang Gliding Flight is offered on Saturdays and Sundays April thru October, subject to availability. Flights can be scheduled from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Duration
The New York Hudson Valley Hang Gliding has an average flight time of 20 minutes. Flight times may vary from 10 to 30 minutes depending on the weather. The total duration is approximately 1 hour.

Weather
The Hang Gliding Over Hudson Valley may be cancelled by the Instructor due to severe weather such as high winds or heavy rain.

What to wear
Dress comfortably, layers and flat rubber-soled athletic shoes are recommended for this aerial adventure. Participants will be provided with all necessary equipment.

Additional Information
Participation in the Hang Gliding Experience is limited to individuals weighing less than 225lbs and are at least 10 years of age. Individuals who are pregnant, have broken bones or other physical conditions which are considered unsafe conditions are not eligible to participate.

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

Cancellation Policy
All changes to reservations for the Hang Gliding Over Hudson Valley Experience require seven (7) days advance notice.

Xperience Certificates® cannot be exchanged once a reservation for the experience has been made.

Tandem Hang Gliding 

5 stars

I was nervous about doing this up until I met with Thomas and his crew. They put me at ease instantly and I was able to enjoy an absolutely incredible experience that everyone should do. 

- - New York, Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Hang Gliding 

5 stars

An experience of a lifetime... Thomas was great, very professional and would fly with him any day. Great time! 

- - New York, Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Hudson Valley Hang Gliding 

5 stars

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! 

- - Randall Airport, Middletown, NY, Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Hanggliding 

5 stars

Tom at Hangar3 was not only charming, good-looking, fun and assuring while we flew, he also worked the camera! Awesome experience! 

- - NYC, Friday, June 10, 2011

Hang Glide Greatness 

5 stars

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. 

- - New York City, Monday, September 27, 2010

Hang Gliding 

5 stars

The experience was WAY cooler than i thought it'd be...beautiful and exciting. I recommend it for sure! 

- - Jersey City, NJ, Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Hang gliding 

5 stars

GREAT TIME! 

- - New jeresy, Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Hangliding over the Hudson 

4 stars

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. 

- - Middletown, Thursday, June 03, 2010

Hang Gliding over the Hudson 

4 stars

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. 

- - CT, Tuesday, September 02, 2008

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