2011 Women’s Hang Gliding Festival

That’s right, we’re doing it ! This year the Women’s Hang Gliding Festival will be October 27 through October 31. There will be fun flying competitions, clinics, training hill classes, tandems, dinners, OpenMike night,and our annual Halloween costume party! Yep, the awesome combination of women hang glider pilots and our best party of the year…Halloween! $25 entry fee includes event tshirt, mountain flying, clinics, and opening night festivities. Check out the Women’s Hang Gliding Festival page for information on the Festival. Registering is a two step process. There will be a link to the registration page and then a separate link to our online store where you can pay your entry fee. Festival information and the registration page should be up in the next 24 hours. Remember, the festival is open to rated pilots (both female and male), and to anybody interested in learning to fly or interested in learning more about hang gliding in general. Space is limited, so all lessons/classes are flown on a reservation system, so please call 706-398-3541 to set up any lessons. You can call the same number with any questions or you can email us at fly@hanglide.com. It’s going to be an awesome time. Hope to see you all here!

Volunteers and Silent Auction

More and more of you are registering for the Women’s Hang Gliding Festival…thank you, we’re really looking forward to flying and playing with you!
Some important info…
For those of you haven’t registered already, registering is a two step process. Once you fill out the registration form, you will automatically be directed to our online store to pay the $25 registration fee. Please do both steps. Visit www.hanglide.com to register.
We are in need of volunteers to help with the flying tasks. If you are interested, please contact Denny at dennyandnydia@gmail.com.
If you are an artist or involved in a business that would like to include something in our silent auction, please contact Liz at lfortanier@charter.net.
If you have any questions, contact Jen at fly@hanglide.com.
Thank you,

Open Mike Night of the Festival

We’re getting a great line up for the Open Mike night of the 2009 Women’s Hang Gliding Festival. If you would like to get info and add yourself to the list please email Stacy at stacy@pfsbham.com. Some other info…the flying tasks will be similar to last year and there will be tasks for all skill levels. Possible tasks will include spot landings, duration, xc tasks, and best launches and landings. Jen

Some photos from this morning…Women fly!

We’ve had some trouble with our online store, but we’re up and running! I mention the online store because that’s where you can register for the 2009 Women’s Hang Gliding Festival. Registration is only $25 and includes mountain flying, seminars, fun flying tasks, the event tshirt, and opening night festivities. You can also check out some info on the Festival on this website. These are some photos from this morning. Come fly with us!
AngelaAngela's launchAngela gets ready and flies!
TheresaPaula and JerryTheresa prelaunch, Paula and Jerry
Jodi's launchJodi's launchJodi’s launch

2009 Women’s Hang Gliding Festival

That’s right. We’re doing it again! We had so much fun at the Women’s Hang Gliding Festival last year, that we’re hosting the second annual festival this September. Like last year, the dates will lead up to Tennessee Tree Toppers’ Team Challenge. September 24-27. I don’t have a lot of details yet, but expect fun flying, music and good times for all. We hope to see you all there!