By Travelzoo Staff
Take to the skies during an exhilarating hang-gliding lesson from Fly Texas, the only school recognized by the Austin Free Flight Association. With this exclusive Local Deal for $49 per person, regularly $99, Travelzoo subscribers can learn aviation basics and take a series of solo flights in Luling.
Why we love it
- Learn the basics of hang gliding at Fly Texas
- Includes a session briefing, training in the outdoor ground school and 5 training runs
- All classes are taught by a USHPA-certified advanced instructor
- Or for $359, regularly $599, get a full hang-gliding experience, including 20 total flights
May 10, 2013 - July 30, 2013
The Carter Memorial Airport
Luling, TX 78648
Tel: 512-467-2529 or 512-656-5052
- The session starts with a preflight lesson on aviation and the rules of the sky, taught by a United States Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association (USHPA)-certified advanced instructor. Then, get comfortable with the equipment in ground school before you hit the training hill for five training runs. The whole experience lasts about half a day.
- Or for $359, regularly $599, spend the day immersed in classroom training, ground school instruction and 20 flights at the training hill. This package also includes the Hang 1 written rating test, which earns credit toward becoming USHPA certified.
The fine print
Vouchers can be used starting Friday, May 10, through July 30, 2013 ($49 deal) and Friday, May 10, through Oct.15, 2013 ($359 deal). Reservations are required. A 24-hour cancellation policy applies. Please note that physical activity is required. Must be at least 12 years old to participate; if under 18 years old, parental consent is required. See below for full terms and conditions.
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