Tandem – 2000ft
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The 2000′ Tandem Aerotow Lesson is perfect for thrill seekers who want to get an overall perspective of hang gliding with a bird’s eye view of the coastline above the Currituck Sound on the Outer Banks. No experience is necessary, and this sky high hang gliding lesson is handicapped accessible.
In tandem hang gliding, the student and instructor are hooked into the glider together. The glider is designed specifically for tandems with a larger wing area for more lift and tricycle landing gear to simplify take offs and landings. An ultralight plane tows you to altitude, the glider is released, then you and your instructor glide back to the airport where you land like a plane. PLEASE NOTE: As of July 1st, 2016 per our insurance requirements the minimum age to tandem hang glide is 10 years old.
We offer Tandem Hang Gliding Lessons seasonally at the Cotton Gin on the Currituck County mainland. Our Flight park location is approximately 30-45 minutes drive from Kitty Hawk and just a little over an hours drive from VA Beach.
COTTON GIN approximately 30 min from Kitty Hawk
The Making of a Pilot
If you’ve ever dreamed of flying or soaring like a bird, becoming a hang glider pilot is something you should consider. The USHPA Hang 2 rating should be your goal because this is the gateway to the sport – we can help get you there.
We offer Hang 2 aerotow training from late spring through late September/early October, and the 2000′ Tandem Aerotow Lessons are the building blocks of that training. With “towing” lesson packages available to help you save on this process, just give us a call to ask us about what we offer in terms of helping you get closer to making your dream a reality.
Tandem Hang Gliding Activities
Hang Gliding at Jockey’s Ridge State Park in Nags Head is an Outer Banks must! Take a Beginner Lesson with us and learn how to fly a Hang Glider on your first lesson. Each lesson is about 3 hours long and includes Ground School and 5 solo training flights. Reserve your spot today!
$99 - $109
Experience one beginner dune lesson at our Jockey’s Ridge location and one tandem aero-tow hang gliding lesson to 2000 feet at one of our parks.
Have some of the most fun while making the best memories on the Outer Banks with Dune Hang Gliding! Kitty Hawk Kites is now offering a new $99 special for 2:00pm daily bookings on the Dunes. Learn to fly with our certified instructors where the Wright Brothers had their first flight is an experience in…
Kitty Hawk Kites operates the largest hang gliding school in the world located in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Whether you decide to try a Dune Hang Gliding Lesson or a Tandem lesson to 2000′, hang gliding with Kitty Hawk Kites is an experience you will never forget! Individual Options: Demo Hang Gliding Lesson…
Lessons & Packages
The tandem hang gliding lesson is perfect for thrill seekers who want to get an overall perspective of hang gliding with a bird’s eye view of the coast line above Currituck sound on the Outer Banks. No experience necessary and this sky high hang gliding lesson is handicapped accessible.
This is the ultimate tandem hang gliding tow, 5280 feet! The tandem lesson is the most state-of-the-art training available, and perfect for students who want to get an overall perspective of hang gliding