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Small airports are struggling, and the Administration, the FAA, and the airlines are in favor of funding changes that could sink General Aviation as we've known it over the past 40 years. Read about the current "Funding Debate" and learn about this important very important issue. We're hosting iPod-compatible (.mp4) copies of the Soaring Safety Foundation Videos on Assembly, Takeoff, and...
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The North Carolina Soaring Association is dedicated to promoting Soaring in North Carolina. The club currenly operates from Crooked Creek (7NC5) airport just south of Bunn NC. Feel free to browse the site and visit the NCSF link. The NCSF sponsers students in their quest to obtain their glider license. Note some areas are restricted to members however, the Gallery with pictures and videos are...
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Sandhill Soaring Club is a 501(c)(3) organization offering members and guests the opportunity to learn about flight in one of its purest forms. Membership open to all, discovery flights available to the public. Sandhill Soaring Club offers members and guests the opportunity to experience flight...
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Ever watched a hawk fly higher and higher without ever flapping his wings? That is what soaring is all about. Gliding higher, farther, faster, on the silent wind with a spectacular panoramic view of the earth. An absolute sheer pleasure. Sharing the sky with another glider and a hawk is an...
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This is the story of Tom and Kemp attempting to soar along the mountains from Williams (north of Sacramento) to Arlington and coming close to succeeding. It was a valiant effort that ended short of Mount Saint Helens when they had to start the engine and retreat to North Plains OR. They still...
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The Antelope Valley Soaring Club (AVSC) was established in 1955 and was based at the world famous El Mirage Soaring site. The Club flew there for many years, until it closed in the late 80's. We are now based just four miles away from El Mirage and the lake bed. We are about a 90 minute drive from most of Los Angeles and the Inland Empire cities. If you are looking for a well established,...
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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 Greater Boston Soaring Club is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping its members learn and enjoy the sport of soaring. The club owns three tow planes and eight gliders, from robust training planes to cross-country ships. The club operates out of Sterling Airport in Sterling Massachusetts for most of the year and has seasonal operations in other areas of the country. Greater Boston...
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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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The Caesar Creek Soaring Club (CCSC) is one of the largest and oldest soaring clubs in the United States. As the largest Club east of the Mississippi, we offer the best soaring in Ohio. The purpose of CCSC is to encourage the sport and art of soaring; to host the Region Six South contest and other soaring events; and to encourage people of all ages to learn to soar. The club currently has about...
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The official website for the Louisville Soaring Club based in Bardstown, KY. The club is active spring through fall, during the months when weather conditions are conducive to soaring flight, with the majority of the flight activity occurring on week ends. Up to date information on soaring activity can be found on the club's facebook page. The Kentucky based Louisville Soaring Club was founded...
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New Maintenance Procedures The club is constantly making efforts to better communicate and track maintenance issues with the gliders. We have a new procedure which will go into effect for the 2014 soaring season. document for details. New Flight Log Procedures In order to better track glider usage there is a new and improved flight log installed in the gliders. Look for a zippered pouch that...
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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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The club fosters and promotes all phases of soaring in the Mid-Atlantic Region, from beginning instruction, through advanced training, cross-country flight, and sanctioned competition. The organization is volunteer supported and provides it’s members with tow services and gliders. Youth memberships support community activities and enable student aged members a means to obtain affordable flight...
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Coastal Soaring Association is a non-profit 501(c)7 organization dedicated to enjoying and spreading the art of powerless flight. - We currently operate from the small building shown here. Please park near it when you come to visit. The airfield owners who live in the house at the end of the driveway are not part of the club, so please do not disturb them. The private airfield we operate from...
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Jaime Alexander received the distinguished master pilot award during the general membership meeting on February 24, 2015. The Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award recognizes pilots who have demonstrated professionalism, skill and aviation expertise by maintaining safe operations for 50 or more years. Jaime is a valued member of the club as well as a leader that has helped shape the club as it...
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The DownEast Soaring Club was established in 1991, as an off shoot of theBrunswick Area Modelers. We received our charter from AMA with 7 initialmembers.We typically have members from all of the New England States (Maine, NH, VT, CT, RI, MA) and exchange newsletters with many soaring clubs throughout the country.The core of the Club Officers are from the Topsham Maine area. Our first few years...
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Soaring Supplies - Aircraft Scales, Aircraft Radios, Software. I have been flying gliders since 1990. I'm a very technical person who loves talking about soaring, badge flying, soaring instruments, GPSs, Pocket PCs, etc. I am knowledgeable about badge, record, contest and aerobatic flying, and ready to help you select and use the right instruments and software for your soaring needs. I hold all...
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The Albuquerque Soaring Club (ASC), established in 1960 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is currently headquartered at the Moriarty Municipal Airport located in Moriarty, New Mexico. Moriarty is located in the heart of the Estancia Valley, 35 miles east of Albuquerque. The club has approximately 80 active members, has two Piper Pawnee tow planes, four club gliders including a Schweizer 2-33A, a Grob...
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The Adirondack Soaring Association (ASC) will be hosting it's 5th Annual Freedom Wings of America Weekend in October at the Saratoga County Airport (5B2). As we have done for the past 4 years, we work with the pilots and members of Freedom's Wings of America (FWI) based in Coopersburg, PA. (www.freedomswings.org) at the Saratoga County Airport to provide free sailplane rides to individuals with...
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