All 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 must receive a mandatory, free of charge, site orientation by the TAF membership.
Flying without authorization of the Telluride Air Force is a Misdemeanor punishable by a fine or imprisonment.
Use TAF’s Telegram messaging app for organizing flights, vehicles, and meetups. Contact a TAF Guide directly.
Federal Aviation Administration regulations state it is illegal to fly above 17,999 ASL. 2m FM transceiver frequency: 151.925
I’m Flying by Guide Pilot Dan Olsen, “Hang Glider” song by WAX.
Clint Wolf, a Telluride pioneer flyer, sitting on an ordinary plastic swing seat with no backup parachute flies a standard Rogallo hang glider high and free above Telluride circa 1974.
Videos, photos, and audio stories of exciting days in the Wild Blue Yonder are located in the Media drop-down menu above and on the TAF FaceBook group page.Share This: