Hang Gliding Travel Insurance
If you are planning to take part in Hang Gliding whilst aboard, it is advisable to have a Travel Insurance policy purchased before you leave your home. Hang Gliding is an exhilarating outdoor sport that is popular around the world. It involves a pilot flying a non motorised Aircraft, called a Hang Glider, that is made up of a lightweight frame and sailcloth, which forms a type of overhead wing. The pilot launches on foot from a ledge or cliff and continues to soar through the air. If you require cover for Hang Gliding (Amateur Competitions), please contact us for a quote.
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Popular Areas for Hang Gliding
Hang Gliding is an exhilarating outdoor sport that is popular around the world. A number of companies now offer lessons which allow the inexperienced individual to experience the fantastic feeling of gliding through the air and it makes for a great holiday activity that you will not forget.
It is especially ideal if you're in a new place because you can see for miles and experience views you would otherwise miss. If you want to go on a Hang Gliding holiday, it is important to make sure that you have the correct Travel Insurance policy.
Hang Gliding is a sport that can be done all over the world, but some of the countries that are most popular for hang gliding include:
Hang Gliding is an exhilarating outdoor sport that is popular around the world. A number of companies now offer lessons which allows the inexperienced individual to try the fantastic feeling of gliding through the air and it makes for a great holiday activity.
Common Injuries whilst Hang Gliding
Hang Gliding can be dangerous and should not be undertaken lightly. Thermal and wind currents can make the glider difficult to control leading to collisions with high stationary objects or crashes. Injuries received can range from bruising to broken bones. Fatalities are usually related to head injury.
In order to avoid injuring yourself when Hang Gliding, follow a few simple steps:
- Make sure you have had training from a qualified instructor before you start Hang Gliding.
- Make sure you have the proper equipment, including a proper suit, harness and hang glider.
- Choose a location that is appropriate to your skill level. Do not try anything to challenging as a beginner.
- Make sure the weather conditions are conducive to a safe flight.
You are required at all times to wear the appropriate safety equipment, for example protective clothing and / or suitable head protection.
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