Important Flight Information

  • Please arrive 15-30 minutes prior to your scheduled flight time. Prior to your flight you will sign-in and put on your flight suit (over your clothes) and headset (for communication with the pilot). Flight suits are provided BUT be sure to dress appropriately for the weather.
  • No loose articles allowed during flight (camera, water bottle, etc.) Your pilot will let you know if an item is not allowed due to safety concerns
  • Passengers must be at least 4 ft. tall and weigh less than 220 lbs.
  • You must bring your flight ticket(s) and/or voucher, if applicable.

The best time to fly is in the morning. We begin scheduling flights at sunrise. Earlier in the day the weather is calmer and the ride will be less bumpy. In the afternoon, the flight can be a little bumpy. If you are not available for a morning flight, we would suggest flying later in the afternoon after 4pm.

Cancellation policy

  • You may change or cancel your reservation with no charge if you notify us at least 48 hours before your scheduled flight.
  • If you cancel your flight within the 48-hour window, your credit card will be charged for the full amount of the flight(s) booked if your timeslots are not filled.
  • If you reschedule your flights to a different day within the 48-hour window, a 50% late-change fee will be charged for each flight booked if your timeslots are not filled.

Please remember the weather may change by the time you get to the airport. Your pilot will make every effort to contact you at the number you provided to notify you of any cancellations or delays due to weather. We do not fly in wind speeds over 15 MPH. or if there is a threat of bad weather.

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MORE ABOUT HANG GLIDE USA

There are many activities to participate in while in Florida, but powered hang gliding with Hang Glide USA is an unmatched experience! We cater to both thrill seekers and the not-so-thrilled alike by providing a comfortable, safe, and secure flight where you have the opportunity to sit back and take in the magnificent views or take the controls! This experience is provided by pilots with years of experience, extensive training, and a 100% safety record. Our pilots will provide your interactive lesson in an Airborne XT 912 which has the capabilities to fly up to 2,000 feet into the air and travel at 50-60 knots!

Throughout the entire experience we want you to feel safe and that is why our pilots have years of experience, go through extensive training, and are FAA certified. The pilots are familiar with the Airborne XT 912 inside and out and can answer any questions you may have about the aircraft and will walk you through the entire experience start to finish!

Other precautions we take in order to ensure the safety of our students and pilots alike:

Every passenger must be at least 4 feet tall

Passengers cannot exceed 220 lbs

No loose articles will be allowed in the aircraft (water bottles, cameras, etc)

Dress for the weather and wear close toed shoes

Hang Glide USA is located just north of Jacksonville and flight lessons depart from Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport. During your flight we will travel up the Northeastern Florida coastline and may even cross into Southern Georgia over Cumberland Island.

We also take immense pride in the community we are a part of and take every chance to give back and get involved. Hang Glide USA often provides flight gift certificates to local charities and non profits in order to help them raise money for their cause. If you have a donation inquiries please feel free to contact us!

Prepare yourself for the flight lesson of a lifetime that you will never forget. Soar over the beauty and wonder of Amelia Island. Experience gorgeous Cumberland Island and the colorful green marshes on Fernandina Beach from a birds-eye view few ever experience. Bring your friends or family and come join us for a unique and wondrous flying experience you will not forget… A perfect surprise for a birthday, wedding, anniversary or just something special to scratch off that bucket list.