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href: http://www.aircotec.net name: Aircotec state: HI country: U.S.A. region: 1
name: Oregon HG full name: Oregon Hang Gliding href: http://www.oregonhanggliding.com/ state: OR country: U.S.A. scooter: yes region: 1
name: Birds in Paradise state: HI country: U.S.A. etc: powered HG region: 1
name: SDI PG Academy full name: SDI Paragliding Academy href: http://sdiparagliding.com/ state: MN email: sdiparagliding@yahoo.com location: Apple Valley address: Johnnycake Ridge, Apple Valley coord: N 44 44.200,W 93 11.500 contact: Steve Sirrine phone: (612)454-9372 slogan: What your mind can conceive and believe, you can achieve. PG: yes stationary: yes payout: yes PPG: yes country: U.S.A. region: 1
name: King Mountain Gliders state: ID country: U.S.A. region: 1
name: Southern Oregon Airsports href: http://soair.net/ logo: http://soair.net/SOA-Logo.jpg 840x563 slogan: Experience the purest form of free-flight the fun and safe way! contact: Jim Tibbs email: info@soair.net state: OR location: S. Oregon HG: yes tandem: yes equipment: yes scooter: yes mail: PO Box 2128, Grants Pass, OR, 97528 phone: (541)956-9119 instructors: Jim Tibbs, Kenneth Hawes country: U.S.A. region: 1
name: Adventure Sports state: NV country: U.S.A. href: http://home.pyramid.net/advspts region: 2
name: Sacramento HG full name: Sacramento Hang Gliding country: U.S.A. href: http://sachanggliding.com/ scooter: yes mail: George Hamilton; Sacramento Hang Gliding; P.O. Box 594; Sloughhouse, CA; 95683 zip: 95683 phone: (916)690-7760 email: george@sachanggliding.com state: nCA region: 2
name: Mission Soaring Center zip: 95035 country: U.S.A. location: Bay Area href: http://hang-gliding.com/ scooter: yes mail: Mission Soaring Center LLC; 1116 Wrigley Way; Milpitas, CA; 95035 phone: (408)262-1055 fax: (408)262-1388 email: mission@hang-gliding.com state: nCA region: 2
name: San Francisco HG Center full name: San Francisco Hang Gliding Center country: U.S.A. mail: San Francisco Hang Gliding Center; 1116 Wrigley Way; Milpitas, CA; 95035 zip: 95035 state: nCA region: 2
name: Airtime Above HG full name: Airtime Above Hang Gliding state: CO country: U.S.A. location: Evergreen email: airtimehg@aol.com region: 3
name: Mountain Flyers PG full name: Mountain Flyers Paragliding location: Albuquerque state: NM PG: yes PPG: yes lessons: yes tandem: yes equipment: yes contact: Will Smith phone: (505)228-4500 email: wsmith@mountainflyers.com slogan: Make Man's Oldest Dream Become Your Next Adventure. country: U.S.A. region: 3
name: Airtime Above state: CO country: U.S.A. href: http://www.airtimeabove.com/ scooter: yes region: 3
name: NMLearn2Fly contact: Larry West email: lwest@comcast.net location: Albuquerque state: NM phone: (505)903-9771 scooter: yes HG: yes PG: yes info: Condor href: http://nmlearn2fly.com/ slogan: The sky is calling. Take the call. country: U.S.A. region: 3
name: Arizona Airfoils href: http://members.cox.net/azairfoils/ state: AZ contact: Eric Smith email: sdiparagliding@yahoo.com, AZAirfoils@cox.net location: Tucson mail: Arizona Airfoils, 5306 E 18th St., Tucson, AZ, 85711 phone: (520)405-3814, (520)790-3507 scooter: yes hill: yes tandem hill: yes tandem payout: yes HG: yes equipment: yes country: U.S.A. region: 3
name: Painted Sky HG full name: Painted Sky Hang Gliding href: http://nmhanggliding.com/ location: Albuquerque state: NM contact: Mel Glantz email: melglantz1@yahoo.com HG: yes hill: yes lessons: yes tandem: yes aerotow: yes tandem hill: yes tandem aerotow: yes scooter: no phone: (505)710-8208 slogan: You can fly. logo: http://nmhanggliding.com/images/PSLogo.png 225x90 instructors: Mel Glantz, Larry West, Glenn Norman, Dave, Richard since: 1990 country: U.S.A. region: 3
name: Dream Weaver HG full name: Dream Weaver Hang Gliding state: sCA country: U.S.A. location: Modesto email: drmwvrhg@softcom.net mail: Dream Weaver Hang Gliding; Modesto, California; 95358 zip: 95358 region: 3
name: Rapture Air href: http://paraglidingnewmexico.com/index.html location: Albuquerque state: NM lessons: yes PG: yes hill: yes tandem: yes contact: T. Lee Kortsch email: mybigugly@aol.com phone: (505)228-2667 logo: http://paraglidingnewmexico.com/images/Rapture%20Gif.gif 202x117 equipment: yes country: U.S.A. region: 3
name: Enchanted Air PG full name: Enchanted Air Paragliding href: http://enchantedair.com/ PG: yes hill: yes contact: Chuck Woods mail: 9770 Elena Dr. NE, Albuquerque, NM, 87122 phone: 505-480-7236 email: enchantedairpg@yahoo.com location: Albuquerque state: NM equipment: yes logo: http://enchantedair.com/index_files/image023.gif 92x74 country: U.S.A. region: 3
name: Sky High Air Sports href: http://skyhighairsports.com/ location: Albuquerque state: NM tandem: yes lessons: yes trike: yes contact: Charlie Glantz email: skyhighairsports@gmail.com phone: Mel (505)710-8208, Charlie (505)463-6717 country: U.S.A. region: 3
name: High Adventure country: U.S.A. location: Marshall href: http://flytandem.com/ HG: yes PG: yes mail: High Adventure; 4231 Sepulveda Ave.; San Bernardino, CA; 92404 zip: 92404 state: sCA region: 3
name: Sonora Wings contact: Mark Knight href: http://sonorawings.com/ phone: 480-251-1515 email: Mark Knight scooter: yes aerotow: yes tandem: yes location: Maricopa directions: Phoenix Regional Airport (a39) near Maricopa, Arizona state: AZ coord: 32.991819,-111.92467 (Phoenix Regonal Airport A39) country: U.S.A. region: 3
name: High Desert state: NM country: U.S.A. href: http://www.highdeserthg.com/ region: 3
name: Windsports zip: 91342 country: U.S.A. location: Los Angeles href: http://windsports.com/ mail: Windsports Soaring Center; 12623 Gridley St.; Sylmar, CA; 91342 state: sCA region: 3
name: Austin Airsports state: TX country: U.S.A. location: La Porte region: 4
name: Lookout Mountain state: GA location: Rising Fawn country: U.S.A. href: http://hangglide.com/ mail: Lookout Mountain Flight Park; 7201 Scenic Hwy; Rising Fawn, GA; 30738 zip: 30738 scooter: yes aerotow: yes tandem: yes region: 4
name: BlueSky state: VA country: U.S.A. href: http://www.blueskyhg.com scooter: yes region: 4
name: Miami HG full name: Miami Hang Gliding state: FL country: U.S.A. location: Miami href: http://miamihanggliding.com/ region: 4
name: Cowboy Up state: TX country: U.S.A. location: Wharton href: http://www.cuhanggliding.com region: 4
name: Paradise Airsports state: FL country: U.S.A. location: Groveland href: https://www.paradiseairsports.com/ aerotow: yes tandem: yes region: 4
name: Florida Ridge state: FL country: U.S.A. location: La Belle href: http://www.thefloridaridge.com/ aerotow: yes tandem: yes region: 4
name: SilverWings state: VA country: U.S.A. location: Arlington href: http://www.silverwingshanggliding.com region: 4
name: Fly Texas href: http://flytexas.com/ state: TX country: U.S.A. contact: Jeff Hunt email: jeff@flytexas.com phone: (512)467-2529 office, (512)656-5052 cell mail: 4811 Red River, Austin, TX, 78751 instructors: Jeff Hunt (Austin, TX), Joel Froehlich (Schertz, TX) scooter: yes logo: http://flytexas.com/images/FlyTexasLogo.gif 287x77 HG: yes PG: yes hill: yes tandem: yes equipment: yes region: 4
name: Team Spirit HG & PG href: http://www.hangglidepuertorico.com/ email: tshg@coqui.net search: http://www.google.com/search?source=ig&hl=en&q=Team-Spirit+Puerto-Rico&btnG=Google+Search&meta=lr%3D&aq=f etc: about.com state: PR country: U.S.A. region: 4
name: Hangdog Productions state: TX country: U.S.A. location: Colleyville region: 4
name: Thermal Valley HG full name: Thermal Valley Hang Gliding state: NC country: U.S.A. Location: Lenoir href: http://www.thermalvalley.net/ scooter: yes aerotow: yes tandem: yes region: 4
name: Kitty Hawk Kites state: NC country: U.S.A. location: Kittyhawk href: http://www.kittyhawk.com/ region: 4
name: Wallaby Ranch state: FL country: U.S.A. location: Davenport href: http://wallaby.com/ aerotow: yes tandem: yes region: 4
name: Down East Airsports state: ME country: U.S.A. href: http://www.downeastairsports.com/ scooter: yes region: 5
name: Ohio Flyers href: http://ohioflyers.org/ logo: http://www.aldenaviationworks.com/Images/hang_glider_dude.gif 192x149 contact: Alden Aviation email: John Alden phone: 614-795-2718 scooter: yes aerotow: yes tandem: yes location: Darbyville directions: Wes Jones flying strip near Darbyville, Ohio coord: 39.703174,-83.129646 state: OH country: U.S.A. region: 5
name: Fly High HG full name: Fly High Hang Glidng state: NY country: U.S.A. location: Ellenville href: http://flyhighhg.com/ contact: Paul Voight email: flyhigh@frontiernet.net Phone: (845)744-3317 mail: 5163 Searsville Rd., Pine Bush, NY, 12566 HG: yes PG: no equipment: yes scooter: yes aerotow: yes payout: yes tandem: yes instructors: Paul Voight (845)744-3317, Bryon Estes (845)800-8208, Tom Atkins (917)270-5669 http://www.hangar3.net/ region: 5
name: Summit Airsports state: PA country: U.S.A. href: http://www.summitairsports.com/ scooter: yes region: 5
name: HG Chicago full name: Hang Glide Chicago state: IL country: U.S.A. href: http://www.hangglidechicago.com/ region: 5
name: Susquehanna Flight Park state: NY zip: 13326 href: https://cooperstownhanggliding.com/ email: flyboy5131@yahoo.com address: 293 Hade Hollow Rd, Cooperstown, New York 13326 location: Cooperstown coord: 42.714997,-74.8841723 mail: 293 Shoemaker Rd., Mohawk, NY 13407 phone: (315)867-8011 hill: yes lessons: yes HG: yes instructors: Dan info: certified USHPA instructor, classroom, 5 training hills, mountain launch country: U.S.A. region: 5
name: Hangar 3 state: NY country: U.S.A. location: Middletown href: http://hangar3.net region: 5
name: Tek Flight Products state: CT country: U.S.A. region: 5
name: Midwest Aerosports LLC state: WI country: U.S.A. href: http://www.midwestaero.net/ region: 5
name: Wind Drifter School state: PA country: U.S.A. href: http://wind-drifter.com/ region: 5
name: Morningside state: NH country: U.S.A. href: http://flymorningside.com/ region: 5
name: Wings to Fly state: OH country: U.S.A. href: http://www.aldenaviationworks.com/ scooter: yes region: 5
name: Mountain Wings state: NY country: U.S.A. location: Ellenville href: http://www.mtnwings.com/ region: 5
name: Active Flight PG School full name: Active Flight Paragliding School href: http://www.activeflight.com.au location: Bright, Victoria country: Australia
name: Warren Windsports country: Australia location: Stanwell Park
name: Sydney HG Centre full name: Sydney Hang Gliding Centre country: Australia href: http://www.hanggliding.com.au/
name: Adventure At Altitude href: https://altitude.ca/ country: Canada location: Beausejour, Manitoba address: 905 1st St, Beausejour, Mb, Canada contact: Barry Morwick coord: 50.06914835909641,-96.52271776737489 email: adventure@altitude.ca ATV: yes aerotow: yes equipment: yes HG: yes lessons: yes payout: yes PHG: yes phone: (204)333-WING tandem aerotow: yes tandem payout: yes tandem: yes trike: yes mail: 42 Francois Muller Place, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R2J 4K1 directions: From Winnipeg, take the Perimeter Highway to Hwy 59 North. Past Birds Hill Park, take the exit to Highway 44 East. At the Beausejour exit, turn right onto 1st Street (Road 41 E). Turn right into the parking lot of the Airliner Drive-in. Park on the left along the runway fence, as close as you can to the street (farthest away from the Drive-in building). Walk along the fence and past the big illuminated sign towards the row of picnic tables on the grass. Sit in the sun at the last picnic table on the grass, or enjoy the shade of the deck at the last picnic table closest to the runway.
name: Instinct Windsports country: Canada zip: N2N 3G4 href: https://instinct.pro/pages/courses location: Ontario directions: Waterloo region, Ontario, Canada coord: 44.017194,-80.327903 contact: Mark Dowsett email: info@instinct.pro mail: Instinct Windsports, 66 Tradewinds Place, Kitchener, Ontario, N2N 3G4, Canada phone: 519-635-8847 scooter: yes stationary: yes aerotow: yes Dragonfly: yes tandem: yes tandem stationary: yes tandem aerotow: yes lessons: yes HG: yes instructors: Nick Jones logo: https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0705/9461/t/4/assets/logo.png?v=5932224046734602875 226x120 slogan: Stop Dreaming - Start Flying! equipment: yes
name: Freedom Flying School href: http://www.RavenAviation.ca country: Canada location: Lumby, BC contact: Randy Rauck phone: (250)307-7553 scooter: yes email: randy@bebold.com
name: Maritime HG Academy full name: Maritime Hang Gliding Academy href: http://maritimehangglidingacademy.com country: Canada location: Sussex, New Brunswick contact: Scott Newman phone: (506) 229-1747 scooter: no email: scottpilot6@hotmail.com
name: High Perspective country: Canada location: Ontario href: http://flyhigh.com/ scooter: yes
name: Muller Windsports country: Canada location: Cochran, Alberta href: http://mullerwindsports.com/
name: Infinity HG School & Flight Park country: Canada zip: T4G 0N1 href: http://HangGlideAlberta.ca/ location: Alberta directions: 36444 Rng Rd 24, RedDeer County, Alberta, T4G 0N1, Canada coord: 52.122912266825054,-114.24032370517618 contact: Kevin email: nfn8y1@gmail.com phone: (403)507-0300 scooter: yes ATV: yes aerotow: yes tandem: yes tandem aerotow: yes search: infinity flight park
name: Fly Mexico href: http://flymexico.com/ country: Mexico
name: Vuelo Libre Mexico href: https://vuelolibre.mx/ country: Mexico
Region 1: AK, HI, ID, IA, MN, MT, NE, ND, OR, SD, WA, WY
Aircotec (HI) Oregon HG (OR)
Birds in Paradise (HI) SDI PG Academy (Apple Valley, MN)
King Mountain Gliders (ID) Southern Oregon Airsports (S. Oregon, OR)
Region 2: NV, nCA, UT
Adventure Sports (NV) Sacramento HG (nCA)
Mission Soaring Center (Bay Area, nCA) San Francisco HG Center (nCA)
Region 3: AZ, CO, NM, sCA
Airtime Above HG @ (Evergreen, CO) Mountain Flyers PG @ (Albuquerque, NM)
Airtime Above (CO) NMLearn2Fly (Albuquerque, NM)
Arizona Airfoils (Tucson, AZ) Painted Sky HG (Albuquerque, NM)
Dream Weaver HG @ (Modesto, sCA) Rapture Air (Albuquerque, NM)
Enchanted Air PG (Albuquerque, NM) Sky High Air Sports (Albuquerque, NM)
High Adventure (Marshall, sCA) Sonora Wings (Maricopa, AZ)
High Desert (NM) Windsports (Los Angeles, sCA)
Region 4: AL, AR, FL, GA, KS, KY, LA, MS, MO, NC, OK, PR, SC, TN, TX, VI, VA, DC, WV, MP
Austin Airsports (La Porte, TX) Lookout Mountain (Rising Fawn, GA)
BlueSky (VA) Miami HG (Miami, FL)
Cowboy Up (Wharton, TX) Paradise Airsports (Groveland, FL)
Florida Ridge (La Belle, FL) SilverWings (Arlington, VA)
Fly Texas (TX) Team Spirit HG & PG (PR)
Hangdog Productions (Colleyville, TX) Thermal Valley HG (NC)
Kitty Hawk Kites (Kittyhawk, NC) Wallaby Ranch (Davenport, FL)
Region 5: CT, DE, IL, IN, ME, MD, MA, MI, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, VT, WI
Down East Airsports (ME) Ohio Flyers (Darbyville, OH)
Fly High HG (Ellenville, NY) Summit Airsports (PA)
HG Chicago (IL) Susquehanna Flight Park (Cooperstown, NY)
Hangar 3 (Middletown, NY) Tek Flight Products (CT)
Midwest Aerosports LLC (WI) Wind Drifter School (PA)
Morningside (NH) Wings to Fly (OH)
Mountain Wings (Ellenville, NY)
Australia
Active Flight PG School (Bright, Victoria) Warren Windsports (Stanwell Park)
Sydney HG Centre
Canada
Adventure At Altitude (Beausejour, Manitoba) Instinct Windsports (Ontario)
Freedom Flying School (Lumby, BC) Maritime HG Academy (Sussex, New Brunswick)
High Perspective (Ontario) Muller Windsports (Cochran, Alberta)
Infinity HG School & Flight Park (Alberta)
Mexico
Fly Mexico Vuelo Libre Mexico

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