Upcoming Events

To find out about our upcoming events, view our Events Calendar

Monthly Meetings

Monthly meetings have resumed their normal monthly schedule.   Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month from September - April. 

Next Meeting: September 12, 2017

(No Meetings during the Summer)


Visiting Pilots

If you are not a member of the RAF and would like to hang glide or paraglide at our sites, you may purchase a 3-day membership for $20.

About Our Club

The Rochester Area Flyers (RAF) is a hang gliding and paragliding club dedicated to promoting and protecting the sport in Western New York including the greater Rochester Area and Finger Lakes region.

The RAF manages and maintains seven flying sites suitable for both hang gliding and paragliding.

Learning to Fly

RAF operates an all-volunteer hang gliding training program. The program teaches foot launched hang gliding during the months of April - July.

If you are interested in paragliding, powered paragliding or aerotow instruction, please visit the USHPA for a list of qualified instructors.