All Visiting Pilots must be accompanied to launch by a TAF Guide Pilot.
The Telluride Air Force (TAF) is the hang gliding, paragliding, and speed gliding non-profit organization providing oversight and safety-focused regulation of foot-launched aviation in Telluride, Colorado USA.
Telluride is a high altitude, complex, mountain flying environment.
Visiting pilots are required to receive a mandatory site orientation and be accompanied by a “TAF Guide Pilot” for all flights no exceptions. This mandatory site orientation is given by the TAF membership free of charge.
Flying without authorization of the Telluride Air Force is a Misdemeanor punishable by a fine or imprisonment.
Federal Aviation Administration regulations state it is illegal to fly above 17,999 ASL.
Use TAF “Chat Box” for all flight organizing, vehicles, meetups, and guide status.
Use the “What’s App” below for side Chitchat only.
2m FM transceiver frequency: 151.925
More info at Guidelines & Waivers.
Guide Pilot Dan Olsen. Excellent video, the soundtrack and the flying say it all beautifully.
Telluride “pioneer” flyer Clint Wolf flying a Standard Rogallo Wing, (hang glider), high and free above Telluride circa 1974. Stories of Wild Blue days located under the Stories menu above and the TAF FaceBook group.
Telluride Air Force P.O. Box 3113, Telluride, CO 81435, TAF authorized email: firstname.lastname@example.orgShare This: