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Windsports Hang Gliding

8 reviews
Los Angeles, CA, USA
About Windsports Hang Gliding
Windsports the only hang gliding school in Los Angeles and continues to offer flight lessons at LA's premier flying sites since 1973. Tandem flights, a more adrenaline pumping experience, include flying off a 3500ft mountain where you can experience what it is like to fly like a bird with our qualified instuctors. We also have a beach site where customers may enjoy a more relaxed, educational flights. Beach lessons are done solo from the very first flight with instructors assisting the students by running along with then down a 30ft sand dune. We also offer continued training for students who wish to become a pilot and fly solo off mountains.
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

Had a great experience learning with Josh today. This was hands down the best experience we've had with an adventure sport instructor. Josh had us flying in no time and by the end of the lesson we were able to fly the width of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Thomas M
Reviewed July 4, 2018

Hang Gliding with Andy from Windsports (he's one of the owners) was amazing. My wife got me a tandem flight that put me, oh 3-4,000 feet in the air. This is not a tourist attraction. It's a school and your very first flight is a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank scribbleben
Reviewed April 5, 2018

BY FAR, the COOLEST THING YOU WILL DO IN LA! Josh and Andy do a great job with the first lesson in hang gliding. Dockweiler Beach is the perfect setting. I was amazed at how SIMPLE it is to hang glide. Well, to be a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank NeoJava3
Reviewed September 3, 2017

I loved the vibe at Flywindsports! Everything was very professional and I felt safe at all times. The tandem hang gliding flight off the mountain itself was beyond description, and the beach lesson my friend took seemed very well done also; (she was stoked to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Gisele D
Reviewed August 12, 2017

I signed up for a Beach Hang Gliding lesson with Windsports and liked it so much I decided to do some more. All of the instructors I've met (Ian, Greg and Andy) are very experienced and clearly explain what to do. I'm having a great...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank terodanco
Reviewed May 22, 2017

I could have organized my paperwork on my day off, or go to the beach, but I'm so happy I went hang gliding. It was a wonderful experience from beginning to end. This experience would not have been as thrilling & enjoyable if it weren't...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank pp82017
Reviewed March 19, 2017

Had my first couple of tandem lessons spring break with Andy at Windsports. Couldn't be a better, more experienced and professional guy to learn from. Had such amazing flights at the well run facility. Looking forward to continuing on!

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank rossminer
Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Hang gliding is real free flight, and simply the most fun you can have in Los Angeles. Weather it is a flight lesson at the beach, or a tandem soaring flight, their team of professional instructors will give you an experience of a lifetime. As...More

Date of experience: July 2016
3  Thank Ian B
Josh L, Guest Relations Manager at Windsports Hang Gliding, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2016

We are very pleased you had a positive experience with us! We will continue to strive to help everyone we can reach their dream to fly!

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May 16, 2018|
Response from Josh L | Property representative |
We are primarily a reservation based school but we do accept walk-ups at our Beach location if the class has room