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Josh “Safety” Laufer

Postby JoeF » Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:35 pm

Josh “Safety” Laufer
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Hang Gliding Instructor, Private Pilot

Josh has been a hang gliding pilot since 2008. Josh teaches at Morningside Flight Park in Charlestown, NH (link to Morningside) in the summer and in Nags Head during the winter. Josh is a graduate of Emery Riddle Aeronautical University where he was the President of University Hang Gliding Club where he earned his nickname “Safety” for his diligent adherence to safety regulations. From Santa Cruz, California, Josh rides a unicycle and has two cats name Bella and Luna. At 23, his most memorable flight was in West Rutland, Vermont.
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See Josh and passenger: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cTP_JRzLYDc
at Sylmar, CA.
His video channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/Peterpan8994

"Instrument rated single engine pilot. Completed my Bachelor's of Science in Aeronautics with a concentration in Aviation and a minor in Air Traffic Control. Tandem Hang Gliding Instructor, Advanced Foot Launch and Aerotow Rated. "

Part of his LinkedIn:
Windsports International
Marketing Manager
Windsports International

Dates Employed
Dec 2016 – Present
Employment Duration
•11 mos
Location
Sylmar, California
Online and local marketing to promote Hang Gliding Instruction for residents and visitors in Los Angeles
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Kitty Hawk Kites Kiteboarding Resort
Hang Gliding Instructor
Company Name
Kitty Hawk Kites Kiteboarding Resort
Dates Employed
May 2012 – Present
Employment Duration
•5 yrs 6 mos
Location
Nags Head NC and Charlestown NH
Teaching beginner Hang Glider students on the sand dunes in Outer Banks, North Carolina and advanced Hang Gliding students at Morningside Flight Park in Charlestown, New Hampshire
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Kitty Hawk Kites, Inc
Tandem Hang Gliding Instructor
Company Name
Kitty Hawk Kites, Inc
Dates Employed
May 2012 – Present
Employment Duration
•5 yrs 6 mos
Teach proper technique to safely launch and fly a Hang Glider pulled by a light sport airplane.
=============================== SOURCE: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joshuaplaufer/

Josh,
Welcome to tell more! Thanks in advance! :salute:
Join a National Hang Gliding Organization: US Hawks at ushawks.org

View pilots' hang gliding rating at: US Hang Gliding Rating System
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Re: Josh “Safety” Laufer

Postby JoeF » Sun Aug 19, 2018 11:39 pm

Join a National Hang Gliding Organization: US Hawks at ushawks.org

View pilots' hang gliding rating at: US Hang Gliding Rating System
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