Hang 1 (Beginner
"Hang 1" rating is the first step on arguably the
most exhilarating and enjoyable journey of your life. You
will be free to fly the clear blue skies. As a "Hang
1" pilot you must be able to perform the following skills:
- Set-up and "pre-flight" the
- Unassisted take-off (on a training
- Safe, straight flight controlling
airspeed and making minor corrections
- Controlled stand-up landing (or wheel
landing if via aerotow)
- Pass an oral exam
- Pass a written exam
As Beginner pilot (Hang 1) you will be
expected to only fly under the direct supervision of a certified
instructor. Once you have mastered these skills, you will
be ready to progress to your "Hang 2" rating. More hang
1 information can be found at the USHGA
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Hang 1 Rating is a step you will never forget!
you have tried hanggliding once you will be hooked. Moving
through the ratings will be a breeze!