Do you want to get in the air right now? Try a Tandem. Take flight with an experienced Tandem instructor. For a list of schools click here.
The RMHPA community strongly recommends starting your flying career with a local instructor. Using a local instructor gives you the opportunity to develop a mentor to guide you long after your formal training ends.
For a list of Hang Gliding and Paragliding schools click here.
Hang Gliding and Paragliding ratings and instructional standards are set by the United States Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association (USHPA). USHPA has been granted an exemption by the FAA to permit tandem instruction, and also provides insurance to accredited instructors and schools. USHPA also provides insurance for many flying sites, and works to obtain access for new flying sites. For more information click here.