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Im glad to see you want to learn HG. It is a lot of fun indeed!
However, Im sure alot of people here will agree when I say that flying a
glider is not very much like flying a plane, even a small one. While other
aviation experience may help a little in transitioning to a weight-shift
glider, gliding is a completely different experience and requires special
skills and consideration which is not present in powered flight.
In short, you will need some training before buying equipment and wings.
Some may argue this point with me, but I say it just for your personal
You left out a very important detail Roland, where are you located! We can
point you in the right direction if we know where you are. If youre in the
United States, you can go to http://www.ushga.org and look under "where
to learn," there you can search for the proper training in your neck of the
Welcome to the condor club!
Mark the Shark
> Hello All,
> I want to fly! I have flown single engine planes (have 9 hours), and now
> want to try hang gliding. I know I will love it and would like some
> on buying a glider and all necessary equipment.
> Thanks in advance!
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