Hang Gliding Lesson Over Richmond

Learn to Hang Glide in Manquin, Virginia During a Four Hour Introductory Lesson

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About This Experience

General Information hide

Learn to soar like a bird during a beginner Hang Gliding Flight Lesson in Manquin, Virginia. The fun of this experience gift begins approximately 30 minutes Northeast of Richmond when you meet your certified Instructor at the Flight Park.

Following instruction on the basics and safety of hang gliding, you will take hold of the glider and prepare to take flight! Throughout this half-day introductory lesson you will learn how to launch a hang glider by safely, running down a shallow hill into a soft breeze or tow and float 3 to 5 feet above the grassy landscape for hundreds of feet. Once airborne, your Instructor will guide you as you the soar through the air. You will have the opportunity to take six to ten flights, learning firsthand the basics of this incredible sport and how to control a weight shift hang glider.

This Hang Gliding Flight is the perfect gift for anyone who dreams of flying! So, whether you are looking to begin a new hobby or simply looking to try it, you’ll be able to say you've soared with this unique gift!

Where It's Located hide

  • Manquin, Virginia

Who Is Included hide

The Hang Gliding Lesson Over Richmond Experience Gifts Certificate is valid for one participant, unless additional participants are added onto the certificate. You may be joined by other participants during the lesson.

You may invite guests to watch your Hang Gliding Experience.

When It Is Offered hide

The Richmond Hang Gliding Lessons are offered seven days a week, year-round, subject to availability. Lessons are typically scheduled to begin at 8:00 AM.

How Long Is It hide

The Introductory Hang Gliding Lessons have an average lesson length of 3½ to 4 hours and includes approximately 7 foot launch or scooter-tow flights.

Weather hide

The Virginia Hang Gliding Lessons may be rescheduled by the Instructor due to weather such as high winds or heavy rain.

What To Wear hide

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

Additional Information hide

Participation in the Hang Gliding Flight is limited to individuals weighing between 100lbs and 220lbs and are at least 12 years of age. Individuals who are pregnant, have broken bones or other physical conditions which are considered unsafe are not eligible to participate.

Participants are required to sign a Liability Release Form. Participants under the age of 18 require written consent by a parent or legal guardian on the day of flight.

You may bring snacks and beverages. You will also want to bring a change of shoes and socks for after the experience.


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Reservation Information hide

All changes to reservations for the Hang Gliding Lesson Over Richmond Experience require fourteen (14) days advance notice.

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

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