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Check Hang Gliding off your bucket list today!

Or give someone else the chance to check off hang gliding on their bucket list with a gift certificate from Paradise Airsports. 

Hang gliding is the ultimate gift of freedom and the closest humans can get to soaring like an eagle.

Come and make a once-in-a-lifetime memory when you take a tandem flight with one of our expert hang glider pilots at Paradise Airsports!

 

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Hang Gliding and

Bailey-Moyes Dragonfly

Light Sport Aircraft (LSA)

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We aerotow you and your certified instructor in the tandem hang glider using a tow plane, a Bailey-Moyes Dragonfly Light Sport Aircraft, to the desired altitude. Then the instructor releases the hang glider from the tow plane at which point you start to fly free as a bird in the sky.


Paradise Airsports offers a variety of tandem flights each with its own unique experiences.


Additionally, we offer an In-flight Video Package that allows you to capture your flight and share the experience with your family and friends... documented bragging rights!

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Explore the sky with the creator and designer of one of the most fun to fly aircraft's ever made!


Paradise Airsports offers the choice between

the Discovery Flight or the Daredevil Flight,

each with its own unique experiences. 

Additionally, we offer an In-flight Video Package that allows you to capture your flight and share the experience with your family and friends... documented bragging rights!

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Whether you’re new to hang gliding or have already logged hundreds of hours, Paradise Airsports is the ideal place to establish, put to use or improve your flying skills.

We are a United States Hang Gliding Association certified school and teach hundreds of beginners to fly a hang glider.  We also offer extensive continuing education to pilots of all levels as well as an AT (aerotow) sign off.

Our flight park also hosts educational mentored events to help prepare for flying in a competitive environment and foster cross-country (XC) skills as well as hosting the competitions themselves.

With our modern tandem aerotow training and Central Florida’s near-perfect weather conditions, we can help you reach your goals quickly and safely.

When you take a flight with one of our certified instructors or pilots, you can rest assured that your safety is our #1 priority.

Discover Hang Gliding

The Smoothie – 2,500 ft

​Take a training flight with a certified instructor.  Be towed up to 2,500 ft above the beautiful Central Florida countryside and learn to control the glider with ease under the guidance of your instructor.

 

2,500 ft – $199

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The Screamer - 3,500 ft

Take a training flight with a certified instructor.  Be towed up to 3,500 ft above the beautiful Central Florida countryside and learn to control the glider with ease under the guidance of your instructor.

 

3,500 ft – $369

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Mile High Adventure - 5,280 ft

Take a training flight with a certified instructor.  Be towed up to 5,280 ft (1 mile) above the beautiful Central Florida countryside and learn to control the glider with ease under the guidance of your instructor.

 

5,280 ft - $399

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Dragonfly Exciting Rides!

Paradise Airsports offers the sky in a variety of ways to anyone with a taste for adventure!

 

Besides Hang Gliding, try a flight with the

amazing Bobby Bailey in his own creation:

The Bailey-Moyes Dragonfly

Light Sport Aircraft (LSA)!

Plenty of thrills to get your adrenaline

pumping over amazing Lake County! 

Choose from the two different rides:

the Discovery Flight or Daredevil Flight

From $179 to $200.

The Dragonfly is a fully aerobatic plane

so if you are an adrenaline junkie

and love a good rush, then the

Daredevil Flight is the one for you!

 

Become a Hang Glider Pilot!

Take Hang Gliding to the next level!

Level 1

9 Tandem Flights over 1,500 ft

In one of the most advanced training programs hang gliding has to offer, you will learn how to launch, fly and land a hang glider with a certified instructor.

Tuition includes practical flights and ground school which is $40 per hour additional. At the end of the Level 1 Program you take a written exam that qualifies you for your United States Hang Gliding Association beginner Hang I Rating and prepares you for the Level 2 Program.

Level 1 Program - $990

 

Ground school throughout all the programs is $40 per hour.


If needed, additional tandem training flights are $110 each* as part of this training program.  *Becoming a member will allow you to get 10% off any of the additional tandem flights.

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Level 2

11 Training Flights above 1,500 ft

After successful completion of the Level 1 Program, you are ready for The Level 2 Program. This course is your continuation into the world of hang gliding. You will perfect the skills learned in Level 1 and begin to prepare for your solo flight. 

 

You will enhance your skills in launching, flying and landing a hang glider, as well as deepen your knowledge in aerodynamics, micro-meteorology, equipment safety and ground handling skills.

All flights will be tandem or supervised by a certified Instructor.  At the end of the program you will take a written exam that will qualify you for your United States Hang Gliding Association Novice Hang II Rating.

 

Certification and ratings are contingent

upon pilot performance. 

Level 2 Program - $1,210

Ground school throughout all the programs is $40 per hour.

If needed, additional tandem training flights are $110 each* as part of this training program.   *Becoming a member will allow you to get 10% off any of the additional tandem flights.

Pilot Program

21 Training flights above 1,500 ft

The Paradise Airsports Pilot Program combines the Level 1 and 2 programs for cost-savings, and a free extra flight.  The Pilot Program is your entry into the world of modern hang gliding and solo flight. Our tandem instruction offers an accelerated way to learn and perfect the skills necessary to launch, fly and land a hang glider solo.

Under the supervision of a certified Instructor, in one of the most advanced training programs hang gliding has to offer, you will learn to launch, fly and land a hang glider. The Pilot Program combines Levels 1 and 2. 

 

The Pilot Program - $2,310

Ground school throughout all the programs is $40 per hour.

 

If needed, additional tandem training flights are $110 each* as part of this training program.   *Becoming a member will allow you to get 10% off any of the additional tandem flights.

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