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I have never had so much fun learning a new sport. Jim is an excellent teacher with a true love of flying and a great sense of humor.
I remember when I started like it was yesterday:
A few years back a friend of mine was trying to get me introduced to Hang Gliding. I thought he was crazy based on the stories I had
heard about the sport. When he left for over seas he left me his hang glider to store in my garage. After constructing a car carrier to
haul it to my house safely, and a shelf in my garage, I found that I had put too much time and energy into the sport already to not
give it a try. I was apprehensive at first when I searched the internet looking for anyone that would be willing to teach me. I found the
same name popping up all over the internet "Jim Tibbs". After a little searching I found his phone number and gave him a call.
I am not a fast learner and Jim taught me with patience, humor and understanding. I never felt stupid for not knowing and if I needed
it explained again he was right there to tell me for the 10th, 11th, 12th times. He was always concerned about safety and making sure
we double and triple checked. I came to find out that Hang Gliding is the safest form of personal un-powered aircraft available to the
public. I learned that it is more about overcoming yourself than the aircraft and even though I have since moved, I have never forgot
my hill time with Mr Tibbs!
Jim is a wonderful instructor. His knowledge, experience, and approach to safety puts my type A personality at ease. He’s very
attentive, supportive, and patient, which is extremely important when learning to fly. Jim has the unique ability to bring aerodynamics
down to anyone’s level. He exceeds the expectations of an instructor and I recommend him to anyone learning to fly. On a side note, I
took hang gliding lessons several years ago in Northern Oregon, and Let’s just say I didn’t have the best experience. Jim has set the
bar for hang gliding instructors everywhere and we are lucky to have him here in Southern Oregon.