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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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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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Our company is dedicated to bringing quality flight instruction and flying adventures to aspiring aviators and the general public. Yuko Matsumoto, owner and Pilot, is an FAA Designated Pilot Examiner (DPE) for gliders. Captain Elmer Udd (Master Pilot) has been an inspirational mentor and has led...
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A new range of stylish, high quality SGP clothing is now available to purchase from Soaringxx - the SGP official clothing partners, Click here to purchase direct from Soaringxx. 1st bulletin has been published. You can download in Event Information->Documents section. Bulletin includes...
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Eastern Sailplane, CRS E3NR568J is the only certified repair facility that was a sailplane importer. John's sales connections with Schleicher gave him almost daily contact with them. It is quite easy to get complete factory support for any repair. This is not always available elsewhere. John has...
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The Carbon Dragon is an ultralight, high performance glider. This glider was conceived by Jim Maupin who also designed the famous Woodstock sailplane and the Windrose motorglider. Jim received encouragement from Irv Culver, who promised to "run the numbers". As a result, Jim Maupin with an assist from co-designer Irv Culver, produced an exciting sailplane for 473 plan sets have been sold. The...
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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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Producer of woodpacks for plans that are available. Scale Sailplane Kits by marcslasershop.com offers laser cut wood short kits in 1:3, 1:3.5 and 1:4 scale from top scale sailplane glider enthusiast and designer, Chris Williams. We also offer select kits from scale designers John Watkins, Jim Owen and David Smith. Sailplane laser kits offered, more coming soon! Schleicher ASK-13, 1/10 Scale...
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Experience a birds eye view at altitudes as high as 5,000 feet with a Glider Ride in Dallas! This is your invitation to experience the world of sailplanes. Absorb a unique, birds eye view of the Dallas sky. Nothing Compares! Tell Me More! Don't bore the adventure seeker in your life! Buy them a one of a kind Dallas Glider Ride Gift Certificate right now! Purchase Yours! Prepare yourself for a...
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Experience a birds eye view at altitudes as high as 5,000 feet with a Glider Ride in Albuquerque! This is your invitation to experience the world of sailplanes. Absorb a unique, birds eye view of the Albuquerque sky. Nothing Compares! Tell Me More! Prepare yourself for a ride of a lifetime on a sailplane in Albuquerque. Check out some of our favorite sailplane pictures! View Pictures! Don't...
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Experience a birds eye view at altitudes as high as 5,000 feet with a Glider Ride in Flagstaff! This is your invitation to experience the world of sailplanes. Absorb a unique, birds eye view of the Flagstaff sky. Nothing Compares! Tell Me More! Don't bore the adventure seeker in your life! Buy them a one of a kind Flagstaff Glider Ride Gift Certificate right now! Purchase Yours! Prepare...
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Experience a birds eye view at altitudes as high as 5,000 feet with a Glider Ride in Denver! This is your invitation to experience the world of sailplanes. Absorb a unique, birds eye view of the Denver sky. Nothing Compares! Tell Me More! Don't bore the adventure seeker in your life! Buy them a one of a kind Denver Glider Ride Gift Certificate right now! Purchase Yours! Prepare yourself for a...
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Experience a birds eye view at altitudes as high as 5,000 feet with a Glider Ride in Seattle! This is your invitation to experience the world of sailplanes. Absorb a unique, birds eye view of the Seattle sky. Nothing Compares! Tell Me More! Don't bore the adventure seeker in your life! Buy them a one of a kind Seattle Glider Ride Gift Certificate right now! Purchase Yours! Prepare yourself for...
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"It wasn't on my bucket list because I didn't know it was possible to go for a ride in a glider. It's now been added and checked off. Wow!". Best sailplane pilot ever! Pilot Thomas -thank you for an awesome experience sir! July 1-8, 2017: Region 3 contest and Junior cross country camp and contest. 607-734-0641 or Soaring Museum (607) 734-3128 - Open April 1st - Oct. 29. "If flying were the...
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Experience a birds eye view at altitudes as high as 5,000 feet with a Glider Ride in Sacramento! This is your invitation to experience the world of sailplanes. Absorb a unique, birds eye view of the Sacramento sky. Nothing Compares! Tell Me More! Don't bore the adventure seeker in your life! Buy them a one of a kind Sacramento Glider Ride Gift Certificate right now! Purchase Yours! Prepare...
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SSA.org - The Soaring Society of America's web site is the largest collection of information in the world about soaring, also known as gliding. Two different FAA re-authorization bills have been introduced recently by the Senate and by the House of Representatives. As described in the following two articles prepared by EAA and AOPA, the interests of General Aviation pilots, including SSA...
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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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Experience a birds eye view at altitudes as high as 5,000 feet with a Glider Ride in Los Angeles! This is your invitation to experience the world of sailplanes. Absorb a unique, birds eye view of the Los Angeles sky. Nothing Compares! Tell Me More! Prepare yourself for a ride of a lifetime on a sailplane in Los Angeles. Check out some of our favorite sailplane pictures! View Pictures! Don't...
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Experience a birds eye view at altitudes as high as 5,000 feet with a Glider Ride in Long Island! This is your invitation to experience the world of sailplanes. Absorb a unique, birds eye view of the Long Island sky. Nothing Compares! Tell Me More! Don't bore the adventure seeker in your life! Buy them a one of a kind Long Island Glider Ride Gift Certificate right now! Purchase Yours! Prepare...
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Experience a birds eye view at altitudes as high as 5,000 feet with a Glider Ride in San Diego! This is your invitation to experience the world of sailplanes. Absorb a unique, birds eye view of the San Diego sky. Nothing Compares! Tell Me More! Don't bore the adventure seeker in your life! Buy them a one of a kind San Diego Glider Ride Gift Certificate right now! Purchase Yours! Prepare...
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