- $155 for a tandem hang-gliding discovery flight ($259 value)
The flight includes instruction and a tandem ride with an instructor aboard a glider that is towed by a Dragonfly sport light aircraft and released at high altitude. Students have the option to take control of the glider and learn basic maneuvers. Total time is dependent on weather and wind conditions, and students can purchase a video of the flight for an extra cost.
Wisconsin Hang Gliding
A three-decade veteran hang glider, Wisconsin Hang Gliding owner Rik brings professionalism to the skies with his experience as a rated tandem instructor and tug pilot. From his outfit’s base at Gutzmer’s Twin Oaks Airport, Rik passes along his wisdom to rookies and advanced gliders alike with an array of lessons, covering everything from basic controls to inaugural solo flights. Before entertaining ambitions of soaring through the clouds and trampolining into space off the Goodyear blimp, curious customers first can sign up for a tandem discovery flight for an introductory glimpse of winged freedom alongside an instructor.