Kitty Hawk Kites Hang Gliding School – 2019 Events Calendar

If you're looking for adventure on the Outer Banks, check out the events calendar below hosted by Kitty Hawk Kites. Lots going on for all ages!   Spring Hang Gliding Camp (April 28 - May 5, 2019) Learn to fly with a group of like-minded students. Immerse yourself in hang gliding for the week. Lessons daily, lodging included. Hang 1 or Hang 2 training available. Morningside Opening Day (May 3, 2019) It’s been a long winter. Finally, flying is back! Our New Hampshire location opens for the season. Hang gliding, paragliding, powered paragliding, zip-lines and camping will be in full swing!
Tournament of Champions (May 16, 2019) All previous winners of the Hang Gliding Spectacular are invited back to compete in a one-day, winner-take-all competition on the dunes of Jockey’s Ridge to kick off the 48th Annual Hang Gliding Spectacular. 48th Annual Hang Gliding Spectacular (May 16 - 20, 2019) Come be a part of the oldest continually held hang gliding competition in the country. We’ll fly on Jockey’s Ridge Friday through Sunday, and at the Cotton Gin on Monday. Francis Rogallo Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (May 19, 2019) This year’s inductee will be honored for their contributions to low speed flight. Wills Wing Demo Days (May 17 - 20, 2019) The largest hang glider manufacturer in the world will have their latest models available to fly on the dunes and at the Cotton Gin Flight Park. Cotton Gin Flight Park Barbecue and Spot Landing Contest (June 1, 2019) Join local pilots and students for some good flying and good food! The winner will get the highly coveted bullseye prize! Eaglet Wars (June 8, 2019) The start of our weekly eaglet hang glider competition on Jockey’s Ridge. Pilots of all skill levels will compete to see who has mastery of our training gliders. We supply the glider, you supply the “skill”. Spot landings, distance and pylon flying are all part of the fun. Minimum of beginner rating required. Mountain Flying Clinic (June 15 - 16, 2019) Join us for an introduction to some of the best flying on the east coast in the mountains of Virginia and North Carolina. A minimum of novice rating required. Eaglet Wars (June 15, 2019) Our second installment of the competition. Pilots of all skill levels will compete to see who has mastery of our training gliders. We supply the glider, you supply the “skill”. Spot landings, distance and pylon flying are all part of the fun. Minimum of beginner rating required.
Summer Throwdown (June 21, 2019) Join us for a celebration of the start of summer! We are going to count the total number of hang glider flights taken on Jockey’s Ridge. Come help us beat 500! Students and pilots welcome! Eaglet Wars (June 22, 2019) Our third installment of the competition. Pilots of all skill levels will compete to see who has mastery of our training gliders. We supply the glider, you supply the “skill”. Spot landings, distance and pylon flying are all part of the fun. Minimum of beginner rating required. Hang Gliding School Barbecue (June 26, 2019) A picnic for students, pilots and instructors at the pavilion next to Kitty Hawk Kites Hang Gliding School at Jockey’s Ridge State Park. Parachute Clinic (June 29, 2019) Come learn how to repack your parachute at Kitty Hawk Kites Hang Gliding School at Jockey’s Ridge State Park. Eaglet Wars (June 29, 2019) The culmination of our Eaglet Wars series. A grand champion will be crowned! Cotton Gin Flight Park Barbecue and Spot Landing Contest (July 6, 2019) Join local pilots and students for some good flying and good food! The winner will get the highly coveted bullseye prize! Hang Gliding School Barbecue (July 10, 2019) A picnic for students, pilots and instructors at the pavilion next to Kitty Hawk Kites Hang Gliding School at Jockey’s Ridge State Park. Morningside Encampment (July 13 - 20, 2019) Join us for a week of training at our Morningside Flight Park in New Hampshire.
Mountain Flying Clinic (July 20-21, 2019) Join us for an introduction to some of the best flying on the east coast in the mountains of Virginia and North Carolina. A minimum of novice rating required. Morningside Encampment (July 21 - 27, 2019) Join us for a week of training at our Morningside Flight Park in New Hampshire. Hang Gliding School Barbecue (July 24, 2019) A picnic for students, pilots and instructors at the pavilion next to Kitty Hawk Kites Hang Gliding School at Jockey’s Ridge State Park. Morningside Encampment (July 28 - August 3, 2019) Join us for a week of training at our Morningside Flight Park in New Hampshire. Landing Clinic and Barbecue at The Cotton Gin Flight Park (August 3, 2019) Learn landing techniques from some of the best in the business. Anniversary of The First Flight of The Rogallo Wing (August 15, 2019) The preeminent Rogallo Historian, Billy Vaughn, will give a talk on Francis Rogallo and the evolution of his flexible wing. Mountain Flying Clinic (August 17 - 18, 2019) Join us for an introduction to some of the best flying on the east coast in the mountains of Virginia and North Carolina. A minimum of novice rating required. Fall Hang Gliding Camp #1 (September 15 - 22, 2019) Learn to fly with a group of like-minded students. Immerse yourself in hang gliding for the week. Lessons daily, lodging included. Hang 1 or Hang 2 training available. Mountain Flying Clinic (September 28 - 29, 2019) Join us for an introduction to some of the best flying on the east coast in the mountains of Virginia and North Carolina. A minimum of novice rating required.
OBX Brewtag (October 26, 2019) A celebration of flight and beer. The event is a fundraiser for the Rogallo Foundation that includes launching homemade wings carrying empty kegs from the top of a 30 ft. platform and a beer festival all rolled into one really fun event! Fall Hang Gliding Camp #2 (October 20 - 27, 2019) Learn to fly with a group of like-minded students. Immerse yourself in hang gliding for the week. Lessons daily, lodging included. Hang 1 training available. Kitty Hawk Kites Fly-In (November 4 -5, 2019) Join us in the mountains of Virginia as we take all of our instructors and mountain certified pilots to fly together! Hanging with Santa & Kites with Lights (November 29 -30, 2019) Start the holiday season off by getting your picture taken with Santa and his festive custom hang glider at Kitty Hawk Kites in Nags Head. =========> Any questions, please email [email protected]