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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 only 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. You’re soaring in a couloir surrounded by giant slabs of granite a vertical mile beneath the great summit. A few hundred feet below, trickles of snowmelt gather into one stream seconds...
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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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PGC members range from beginning students to highly experienced glider pilots; and our soaring activities vary to meet the needs of individual pilots – From basic flight training to post-license training, just-for-fun local flying, and high performance cross-country soaring and competitive...
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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 northwest of Chicago. Sky Soaring airport is located in the beautiful Hampshire countryside 45 minutes...
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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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Welcome to PASCO, Pacific Soaring Council, Inc. PASCO is to further the education and development of soaring pilots. Promote and teach the safety of flight; meterology; training in the physiology of flight, and the skills of cross country and high altitude soaring. These mentored flights are perfect for aspiring XC glider pilots - fly with a Region 11 XC master! Each location offers a unique...
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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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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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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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Carolina Soaring is a soaring club in Upstate South Carolina. We offer flight training, give intro rides and members can fly their of gliders. Carolina Soaring Association is a non-profit club dedicated to promoting the sport of soaring within our region. We welcome veteran glider pilots, student pilots, and absolute beginners. Carolina Soaring Association is located at the Spartanburg Downtown...
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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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Atlantic Soaring Club Home Page. Come fly with us! We are a small, friendly soaring club based at Harford County Airpark (0W3) near Churchville, Maryland. ASC is a Soaring Society of America affiliated club. We provide glider flight time, glider flight instruction, and aerotow services to our members as well as one day guest memberships for those interested in an introduction to flying gliders....
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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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