California hang gliding, flying, Windsports Soaring Center

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Learn to hang glide at the country's #1 flying site!

Visit us for California hang gliding, flying, Windsports Soaring Center.

Lessons offered:

  • Full Beach Lesson
  • Mountain Tandem Lesson
  • Beach Flying Lesson
  • Pilot Lesson

gallery_b2__r5_c3Our state of the art lesson program makes it simpler and more enjoyable than ever to become a hang glider pilot!

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Windsports is the largest and oldest hang gliding flight training academy in southern California. Located in Los Angeles, Windsports provides comprehensive hang gliding flight instruction to students from around the world.

Windsports was established in 1974 as Southern California School of Hang Gliding by world class competition pilots and instructors Joe Greblo and Richard Grigsby. Building on their experience and their commitment to professionalism, the school quickly became the leader in providing quality flight training to students from all over the world.

While its reputation as a premier flight academy has flourished, Windsports has blossomed into a full-service hang gliding company with a professionally trained staff dedicated to providing superior aviation services including certified flight training, sales of recreational through competition hang gliders and flight equipment, lesson trips and excursions to flying locations all over the world, and product services and maintenance.
Windsports is also the parent company of Stunt Wings Adventure Sports Productions, the nation’s leading television and motion picture industry provider of adventure sports talent and equipment. Their talents have been seen on more than 100 motion picture and television productions worldwide.

The 20 acre Dockweiler State Beach Hang Gliding Training Park and the 25 acre Sylmar Flight Park. All are within a short drive from metropolitan Los Angeles.
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Full Beach Lesson
Our state of the art lesson program makes it simpler and more enjoyable than ever to become a hang glider pilot!
You’ll begin your flying lesson by meeting at beautiful Dockweiler State Beach Training Flight Park.. After a brief ground school you will put on your harness and pre-flight the glider. Beginning midway up the hill you will begin your flight training. As your skills and confidence improve you will progress up to the top of the hill.
Only $140.00
Prices are subject to change without notice.  Please contact the company at the numbers below to confirm current prices.
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Mountain Tandem Lesson
With your certified instructor by your side you’ll launch, circle and soar on your very own sky-high adventure
A great gift idea!
• Pre-flight orientation
• Transportation to mountain top launch site
• Tandem (dual) flight lesson from 3500 ft. high Sylmar Flight Park
Only $229.00
Prices are subject to change without notice.  Please contact the company at the numbers below to confirm current prices.
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Beach Flying Lesson
You can choose a single lesson as a full introduction to piloting a hang glider. A ground school is included, covering the theory behind the fun.
• 1 Flying Lesson
• 1 Ground School
• All flying gear supplied

Full Beach Lesson
(Lasts 1-4 hours. Lasts 4 hours with a full class of students.)
$140

Mini Beach Lesson
(Lasts 45 minutes to 2 hours. Lasts 2 hours with a full class of students)
$85

Prices are subject to change without notice.  Please contact the company at the numbers below to confirm current prices.
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FLIGHT SCHOOL STORE
Beach Flying Lessons
THE NEW PILOT PACKAGE
Buy our 5 lesson package and save $10 per lesson. Learn your Flying Skill Fundamentals. You will soon be making unassisted flights from our training hill on your way to a USHPA Beginner Pilot Rating.
• Pilot Training manual and training workbook included
• 5 Lesson minimum
• Student Packet
• All equipment supplied
$130.00 per lesson when 5 lessons are purchased as a package
Prices are subject to change without notice.  Please contact the company at the numbers below to confirm current prices.
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EQUIPMENT PURCHASE PLAN
As an advancing pilot, you will soon be ready to fly your own glider. You’ll be pleased to know that when you purchase your equipment package at Windsports, you receive this special discount rate for future lessons. Use your personal glider and harness to enjoy the optimum advanced lesson experience.
(Available for students who have purchased a full equipment package from Windsports.)

You can use your lessons anytime up to 2 full years from the date of purchase.
$85.00 per lesson

Prices are subject to change without notice.  Please contact the company at the numbers below to confirm current prices.

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