Safety compared to hang gliders

Is an ultralight glider more dangerous than a hang glider?

No, it’s quite the opposite:

  1. Flying is effortless and much more acurate than for a hang glider
  2. There is no tumbling hazard
  3. Landing on wheel and/or skid, tail wind is not a problem
  4. Protected by the structure of the fuselage, the pilot’s body is less exposed.

However foot launch is more hazardous than with a hanglider. But there are many safe alternate ways to take off: bungee, aerotow, winch, auto tow.

Except foot launch, ultralight glider flying is absolutely safer than hang gliding.