FAQ

Below are some Frequently Asked Questions on each of our activities here at Morningside Flight Park. If you have any additional questions that we haven’t covered, please contact us. We are available on our live chat, via phone at 603-542-4416, via text at 603-417-4700, or via email at morningside@flymorningside.com.

Q: What is it?
A: Tandem Hang Gliding is hang gliding with an instructor on board an ultralight aircraft called a hang glider. You get pulled up by an airplane called the Dragon Fly to either 2,000, 3,500, or a Mile High.

Q: How long does it take?
A: Depends on how high you are going. -2000 ft takes 5-10 minutes to go up and 15 minutes in the air. -3500 ft takes 10-15 minutes to go up and 20 minutes in the air. -A Mile High takes 20-25 minutes to go up and 30 minutes in the air

Q: How high should I go?
A: However high you are the most comfortable with! We want you to have a good time in the air. Q: What is the age limit? A: 10-100 years old

Q: What is the weight limit?
A: 225 lbs

Q: What should I wear?
A: Anything that will keep you warm in 10-20 degrees colder than ground temperature.

Q: What time is the best?
A: Any time offered if good for either the 2000ft or 3500ft. If you are going on a Mile High Tandem then either 9 am or 6 pm.

Q: What are you doing for COVID-19?
A: We are sanitizing our gear, requiring masks, keeping social distancing and asking people to bring their own gloves or helmets.

Q: Should I wear a mask?
A: Yes. Being so close to your instructor we require you have a mask with you.

Q: What is it?
A: Hang gliding is flying in an ultralight unpowered aircraft which can be carried by the pilot. The glider is in a frame and made from sailcloth. Launching is achieved on foot from hills or mountains.

Q: How old do you have to be to take lessons?
A: 13

Q: What’s the weight limit?
A: 225lbs

Q: What is an H1?
A: An H1 is a beginner rating. An H1 will allow you to use our hill up to the 150 ft launch to practice taking off and landing. The H1 package consists of 6 half-day lessons on our training hill.

Q: What is an H2?
A: An H2 is a novice rating that allows you to develop your skills on any of our hill launches or at other H2 rated sites. The H2 package consists of 10-12 half-day lessons on our training hill.

Q: What kind of weather are you looking for?
A: We prefer light wind at 5-6mph and West South-West wind direction for teaching.

Q: What is it?
A: Paragliding is flying a lightweight, unframed, free-flying, foot-launched glider aircraft from a mountain or hill.

Q: How old do you have to be to take lessons?
A: 13

Q: What’s the weight limit?
A: 250 lbs.

Q: What is a P1?
A: A P1 is a beginner rating. A P1 will allow you to use our hill up to the 150 ft launch to practice taking off and landing. The P1 package consists of 6 half-day lessons on our training hill.

Q: What is a P2?
A: An P2 is a novice rating that allows you to develop your skills on any of our hill launches or at other P2 rated sites. The P2 package consists of 10-12 half-day lessons on our training hill.

Q: How long do lessons last?
A: They are half-day lessons starting at 9 am and ending at 12 or 1 pm.

Q: What kind of weather are you looking for?
A: We prefer light wind at 5-6mph and West South-West wind direction for teaching.

Q: How many Zip-lines do you offer?
A: We have two Zip-lines. We offer a Mountain Top and Superman Zip Tour!

Q: How high up is the Zip-Line? 
A: The zip-line is about 40ft.

Q: How long are they?
A: It depends on how many people are in your group but usually, The Mountain top is 45mins – 1 hour long. The Superman tour is 1 hour – 2 hours long.

Q: How many zips are in each one?
A: The Mountain top is 4 zips long and the Superman is 7 zips long

Q: What’s the weight limit?
A: For the Mountain Top tour there is a minimum of 75lbs and a max of 250lbs. For the Superman there is a minimum of 100lbs and a max of 250lbs

Q: Is there an age limit?
A: Not really. As long as you meet the weight requirements age is not an issue.

Q: How many can go in one group?
A: We take groups of 8 for our Ziplines

Q: How many can stay in Cabins or Campsites?
A: Each cabin has either 1 or 2 mattresses in them, so as many as feels comfortable. We can accommodate about 50 campers in total in our campsites.

Q: Do they have running water or electricity?
A: No they do not. We have a public restroom in the Hanger and outhouses along the campsites

Q: Where are they located?
A: Up the hill and behind our trees. Here is a park map

Q: Can I bring my car?
A: Yes!

Q: Can I bring my dog?
A: Yes! As long as the pet is well behaved at our campsite.

Q: Can I build a fire?
A: Yes! We provide designated campfire pits

Q: Do you sell firewood?
A: No, but you are free to collect or bring your own.

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