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Introductory Hang-Gliding Lesson for One or Two at Fly Texas in Luling (Up to 54% Off)

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Pupils run off the side of a hill strapped to a hang-glider and guided by USHPA-certified instructor Jeff Hunt

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Promotional value expires Nov 9, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. Subject to weather conditions. Must be 12 or older and accompanied by a guardian if under 18. Must sign waiver. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The need to feel the wind in your hair is best fulfilled by hang-gliding, though it can also be fulfilled by hot-rodding in a convertible or getting yelled at by a giant who works at the bank. Feel the rush with this Groupon.

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Hang-gliding guru Jeff Hunt begins each introductory lesson with a classroom briefing and ground training where students learn to handle and lift the glider. Next, Hunt will progressively lead them up a practice hill during five training runs that allow students to soar into the sky. Each class—which typically consists of 1-10 students—includes a glider, harness, helmet, and a limited amount of kneepads. Browse the site's FAQ for more information.

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Jeff Hunt probably understood the trajectory of his career path in a way most people don't. With an aerospace engineering degree from the University of Texas at Austin and experience working with Tracor Aerospace after college, he is very familiar with how things move forward. Though most aerospace engineers are focused on building spaceships and watering blooming stars, Hunt chose to focus on hang-gliders. Over the past 25 years, he has competed in cross-country hang-gliding competitions and become a USHPA-certified advanced instructor. At Fly Texas and Fly Mexico, he shares his passion with students during the half-day intro classes and they learn from his experience with advanced lessons moving forward.


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79% of 56 customers recommend

  • “Jeff the instructor was awesome, very friendly and patient!”

  • “Have fun Be safe Pay attention so you can learn Don't be shy ”

  • “The teachers were great. Very friendly and helpful. ”

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    Luling

    The Carter Memorial Airport (Hangar 9)

    Luling, TX 78648

    +15124672529

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