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Hang Gliding Tandem with an Instructor

The Basics:
Event Type:
Event Location: Lookout Mountain Hang Gliding
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Aug 23 2003  9:00 am >> N/A
Registration Opens: Mon, Jan 1 2007 12:00 am
Registration Cut Off: Wed, Jul 23 2003 11:59 pm
Event Duration:per itinerary
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:21
Minimum Group Size:5
Number Registered So Far: 20 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Itinerary: meet at Lookout Mountain Flight Park at 11:00 a.m. We will gather there and then go to the launching pad area to eat our sack lunches and watch the earlier groups fly. We will then be suited up at around 12:30 and start flying at 1:30 until all members have flown. We may try to find someplace to eat dinner after everyone has flown.

Food can be brought with you, or purchased at low prices in town or at the park.
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 for more info on Lookout Mountain Hang gliding.

Other Options in Chattanooga: Camping is $5.00 per person (paid to the park on arrival). Beautiful campground, centered between the 44 acre landing zone and picturesque Lookout Creek. Many other activities to enjoy nearby. Cloudland Canyon offers the most scenic state park in Georgia; and is located 6 miles from the flight park. Also check out the many attractions; Ruby Falls, Rock City, Chickamauga Battlefield, Chattanooga Aquarium, and more.

Required Items to Bring:
Lunch to be eaten prior to flight
Recommended Items to Bring:
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cameras, camping and cooking out are suggested as well as enjoying the other outdoor activities around the area.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Rising Fawn, GA Lookout Mountain HangGliding Proshop. 11:00 A.M. Sat. 08/23/03 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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Are Dogs Permitted? NO
Will this event occur rain or shine? Poor weather conditions may postpone the event.
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Cost Includes:$99.00 per person (hang gliding package only) Paid by July 23rd. No refunds after July 23rd. Please note that you do not have a guaranteed spot on this event until you have paid. 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.