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Hollister Gliding Club, offering flight training, scenic glider rides, and cross country soaring. Hollister Gliding Club has evolved into Hollister Soaring Center LLC to better serve the glider pilots and soaring enthusiasts of the greater Bay Area. HSC will provide this soaring community with long term stability and a financial foundation for our continued enjoyment of unpowered flight. HSC is...
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Southern California Soaring Academy is the BEST Gliderport in Los Angeles County. Enjoy a glider ride or learn to fly a glider. The SCSA operates out of the Crystalaire Airport, located in Llano, California. When summer comes this column will again feature reports from individuals in the Crystal Squadron on their weekly straight-out cross-country flights, but that probably won’t be happening...
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Franconia Soaring Association, glider rides, flying lessons, cannon mt., Franconia NH. Conveniently located at the Franconia Airport just two hours North of Boston in. Towing and introduction to soaring flights are available Saturday and Sunday,. The Franconia Soaring Association (FSA) is New...
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Go Soaring in Hawaii with the Original Glider Ride Company - Honolulu Soaring. Our customers say we're one of the Top 3 activities on the island. Honolulu Soaring - Soar in Hawaii with the Original Glider Rides. One of our “million-mile glider pilots” will be your guide.
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Members enjoy glider flight instruction, free access to the club's five gliders, social events and more. Every day at Sky Soaring is an opportunity to enjoy the sport of soaring in the comraderie of other aviation enthusiasts. The field is conveniently located on Interstate 90 just 45 minutes...
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Inexpensive student flight training is a central part of the PGC mission – all student instruction and equipment usage is free – students just pay yearly membership dues and tow fees. Each season, PGC’s dedicated cadre of instructors provides basic flight instruction for a new group of student pilots. When their training is complete these students take the required FAA tests and earn their...
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Click on title for link, Courtesy of SSA org. We also offer glider instruction( soaring instruction), and are specializing in motorglider self- launch instruction and endorsements. Foreign pilot's license You also can get glider, motorglider training as foreign pilots and students to obtain a US FAA glider pilot license, and self Launch, motorglider endorsement certificate. Cross Country glider...
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There is flying. And then there's gliding. If you've ever dreamed of enjoying the sensation of flying free, then make plans now to visit a glider club or commercial soaring center. There you will discover the fun, friends and adventure of motorless flight. Find out how you can soar by using the links to the upper right, and let's go gliding! FAST is a program that will connect you to an...
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Natiowide directory of soaring centers that offer glider rides & lessons. Use the links or phone numbers to contact the soaring center nearest you to find out about going for a flight or purchasing a gift certificate. The sport of soaring involves FAA licensed pilots flying FAA certified sailplanes, which are also known as gliders, (not to be confused with hang gliders). The thrill of soaring...
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The purpose of the Vintage Sailplane Association (VSA) is to promote the acquision, restoration and flying of vintage sailplanes by its members, and to assist the National Soaring Museum in the preservation of soaring history and the promotion of vintage sailplane activity. A Vintage Sailplane is any glider of a type first flown prior to 1958, or a more recently built glider with appearance,...
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Cascade Soaring Society is a soaring club in Wenatchee, Washington. Cascade Soaring Society is one of the oldest glider clubs in Washington State. About a decade after WWII we relocated from Puget Sound to Fancher Field in Wenatchee. We presently make our home at Pangborn Memorial Airport in East Wenatchee, Washington. The favorable geography, excellent weather, and wide open areas give a...
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As Southern California’s Premier Sailplane destination, Sky Sailing offers rides of one or two passengers, instruction in the art of Soaring, and a place for the Glider community to meet and practice their sport. Soaring is the flight of a sailplane or glider, by using the energy produced by gliding along on the air-currents, much like a powered airplane. Learning to soar in a sailplane is the...
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Chilhowee offers natural scenic beauty and a sailplane site that offers year round soaring with good thermals Spring through Fall, excellent ridge lift Fall through Spring, and occasional Winter wave flying. Chilhowee has excellent cross country potential for those seeking that ultimate flying adventure. >>. Take hold of the controls! Learn to fly a sailplane from no experience at all or...
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Come learn to fly with us. Gliding is a great way to get started flying and Oklahoma has excellent thermal and ridge soaring opportunities. It's not uncommon for gliders to climb to 12,000 feet or more and travel 300 miles in a single flight out of Hinton. We fly year-round in Oklahoma. The summer months between April and October provide the best thermal soaring, while the winter months provide...
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LESC is a nonprofit, educational organization. The club is a chapter of the Soaring Society of America. Did you know that 14 year old Students Pilots who meet the requirements and have the authorization from an FAA Certificated Flight Instructor, Glider can Solo a Glider? That's right, the FAA recognizes that young people who apply themselves and recieve the appropriate training and exhibit the...
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The Basic Ultralight Gliders are best characterized by their light wing loading, which is about the same as that of a hang glider (around 1.7 lb. of gross weight for every square foot of wing area). Light wing loading results in slow flight, which is safe, comfortable, and allows soaring in small thermals (because of the ability to turn tightly). Slow flight provides the unique ability to self...
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Southern Eagles Soaring, Inc. gliding club located in Warm Springs, GA, a short drive southwest of Atlanta, offering glider rides, instruction & towing. Southern Eagles Soaring is a private club located in western Georgia at the Roosevelt Memorial Airport in Warm Springs. Southern Eagles is made up of members from both Alabama & Georgia. SES has a Towplane and a fleet of club Gliders. Several...
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If you’ve ever spotted a hawk gracefully gliding high overhead, effortlessly floating along on air currents, and then. Wondered what that must feel like, now you can know! Members of the Eagleville Soaring club offer glider rides. And pilot lessons at Puckett Gliderport, our home airfield just a half-hour drive from Nashville. Garland Pack, who soared high, grinned at death, dies.
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It’s time to PARTY, so make plans to be at TRK Saturday, August 20th for the 2016 TTSA Truckee BASH. This is a once-per-season dinner hosted by one of the three on-field glider clubs, and it's a great time to mix and mingle. This year it’s Northern California Soaring Association’s turn as the dinner preparer (all three clubs split the cost evenly, with support from TTSA).
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The Adirondack Soaring Association is a organization dedicated to helping its members learn and enjoy the sport of Soaring. We've been Everywhere and it's been our pleasure to meet all of you! We hope that we have begun to open up the world of Soaring to the community in new ways. We invite you to come on out and fly! The club operates primarily on weekends and most holidays, April 1st through...
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