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Hang Gliding Tandem with an Instructor
|Event Location:||Lookout Mountain Hang Gliding|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, Sep 11 2004 9:00 am >> N/A|
|Registration Opens:||Mon, Jan 1 2007 12:00 am|
|Registration Cut Off:||Fri, Aug 27 2004 11:59 pm|
|Event Duration:||per itinerary|
|Difficulty Rating:||D1: Easy|
|Trip Leader(s):||Ganesh Chellappan|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||15|
|Minimum Group Size:||5|
|Number Registered So Far:||7 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||No|
If you have ever dreamed of flight, wondered what it would be like to pilot your own personal soaring craft, then your a perfect candidate to venture into the world of hang gliding. Lookout pioneered the integrated instruction of foot launch and aerotow tandem skills.
Soar like an Eagle in this purest form of flight! Fly Tandem with a professional certified instructor pilot by your side. Just imagine a birds eye view of beautiful Lookout Mountain from 2,000 feet, soaring effortlessly with the hawks and eagles, you will be amazed by the grace of this aerial dance, tandem hang gliding is a once in a life time experience.
Go to www.hanggliding.com for more info on Lookout Mountain Hang gliding.
ITINERY: We will meet at Lookout Mountain Flight Park at 10:00 a.m. We will be suited up and start flying until all members have flown. There will be two flight instructors flying with our group, and each flight will last between 15 and 18 minutes.
We will go someplace to eat lunch after everyone has flown.
Alternatively, food can be brought with you, or purchased at low prices in town or at the park.
|How to Get There:|
|Event Directions:||Rising Fawn, GA 10:00 A.M. at Lookout Mountain Hanggliding Proshop. (Remember Chattanooga is on Central Time Zone - 1 hour behind us) How To Get To Lookout Mountain Flight Park |
Directions From ATLANTA
Note: It takes about 30 minutes to get to Lookout Mountain Flight Park once you reach Chattanooga, Tennessee.
1) Take I-75 North to Chattanooga.
2) Take I-24 West; Go 17.1 miles
3) Take I-59 South; Go 7.8 miles, then
4) Get off at Trenton
Turn left at end of exit ramp
Go 3/10 mile, then
5) Turn right at stop light (onto Highway 11);Go 1/10 mile, then
6) Turn left at traffic light (onto 136);Go 1.1 miles, then
7) Turn left (Piney Road);Go 4.7 miles, then
8) At top of mountain, turn right at stop sign (onto 189);Go 6/10 mile, and
9) Flight Park is on your right
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Cash must be physically handed to Katt Martin (president) or Phil Tuck (treasurer) no later than the registration cut-off date. You will get a cash receipt when you give them your payment.
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A Cashiers Check or Money Order can be physically handed or mailed to Katt Martin (president) or Phil Tuck (treasurer) no later than the registration cut-off date. Payment should be made to Atlanta Outdoor Club and mailed to P.O. Box 468241, Atlanta, GA, 31146.
Guarantees your spot on the trip ONLY AFTER it clears the bank. A Check can be physically handed or mailed to Katt Martin (president) or Phil Tuck (treasurer) no later than the registration cut-off date. Payment should be made to Atlanta Outdoor Club and mailed to P.O. Box 468241, Atlanta, GA, 31146.
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Are Dogs Permitted? NO
Will this event occur rain or shine? Poor weather conditions may postpone the event.
* We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines while participating in AOC events.
|Cost Includes:||$110.00 per person.|
Non-refundable deposit of $25.00 due immediately. If you do not pay the deposit within 10 days you will be dropped from the list without warning and your spot will be opened to the wait list.
Balance must be paid by August 27th. No refunds after August 27th.
Food can be brought with you, or purchased at low prices in town or at the park.
Cancellation/Partial Attendance: Please review the AOC cancellation policy.