Jockey's Ridge State Park
Jockey's Ridge State Park
Carolista Dr. // ,
Nags Head, NC 27959
Other Adventures at Jockey's Ridge State Park
Continue your progression to your first Pilot Rating (USHPA – Hang 1) with the Advanced Beginner Dune Lesson. After you’ve completed the Beginner Dune Lesson, this is the lesson for you. This Hang Gliding Lesson focuses on developing and refining the skills necessary to meet the requirements for the Hang 1 rating. 7 flights are…
Dune Hang Gliding lessons are conducted at our training facility in Jockey’s Ridge State Park located at Mile Post 12 in Nags Head, NC. The dunes of Jockey’s Ridge provide the perfect platform for learning to hang glide. They have plenty of height for beginners, and are soft for landing. Through special arrangement with the…
$99 - $109
Now kids as young as 4 years old can take flight in a hang glider under the supervision of one of our certified hang gliding instructors on the safe sand dunes of Jockey’s Ridge State park.
The Hang 1 is the USHPA Beginner Pilot Rating that opens the door to the world of free flight. From your Hang 1 you can progress to your Hang 2 (or Novice) Rating, which will allow you to fly solo from many different locations across the United States. At Kitty Hawk Kites, we offer the Hang…
Learn how to fly at the largest hang gliding school in the world at a Kitty Hawk Kites Hang One Camp! In a week, you’ll learn to launch, fly straight and level, land on your feet consistently, and earn your USGHA Hang One rating
Other Events at Jockey's Ridge State Park
Apr 15, 2017 - Apr 15, 2017
Kitty Hawk Kites will be starting off the 2017 season with the annual “Fly into Spring & Easter Eggstravaganza!” Come join the Kitty Hawk Kites crew April 14-15 at Jockey’s Ridge Crossing to celebrate the start of a new season on the Outer Banks.
May 19, 2017 - May 22, 2017
Kitty Hawk Kites is proud to announce the 2017 Hang Gliding Spectacular and Air Show! Join professional hang gliders, fans, and families at Jockey’s Ridge State Park for this Outer Banks tradition. This event is the longest running hang gliding competition in the world!
Jun 10, 2017 - Jun 11, 2017
Francis Rogallo was a NASA scientist and inventor of the flexible wing. His inventions started the sport of hang gliding and his designs have carried over into the stunt kites, power kites, and hang gliders that are flown today. We invite you to join us and fly a kite at the 34th Annual Rogallo Kite Festival to celebrate Rogallo and his many accomplishments.