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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. Thanks to a grant from the William Froehlich Foundation, the leadership of SSA Chair Ken Sorenson, and the volunteer work of Gene Franklin (CFIG) and Scott Manley (CFIG), the SSA would like to announce the availability of four simulation-based flight...
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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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At Youth Camp 2014 Kevin Wolf, Brian Stoops and many others joined forces to create a couple of videos. Here is one for your viewing enjoyment. Kevin released another Youth Camp Video in which he has recorded a great week of fun and learning and did an excellent job incorporating many of the camp...
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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...
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Texas Soaring Association is made up of people who love flying - specifically gliders. One of the oldest and largest clubs in the country, Texas Soaring Association has over 150 members ranging from teenagers to veteran pilots with decades of experience. Texas Soaring Association is typically...
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Organizations change with time and the Wisconsin Soaring Society is no exception. Unlike so much bad news out there these days, good things are happening with the club. The club has been growing and evolving. The infusion of eager new people has helped the "old timers" re-tool so that both the experienced pilot and student pilot enjoy the freedom of soaring flight in a safe, congenial...
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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 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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As usual, the XC season for Evergreen Soaring started in March; however it did not really start in earnest this year until the beginning of May. Actually, it was a very rainy early season followed by an unusually warm and stable period. As a consequence all the better flights were made on a few selected days in the first half of May. The total number of XC flights in 2016 on the west side was...
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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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Students who learn to fly at SoaringNV will have access to some of the best and most challenging soaring conditions in the world. When you complete your flight training with us, you will be a safe and competent pilot, prepared to enjoy everything the sport of soaring has to offer. We offer both primary instruction to prepare you to get your glider license, and advanced instruction in such areas...
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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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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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Tampa Bay Soaring Society is a private soaring club located at Zephyrhills, Florida. Were our club members enjoy aviational soaring. We also provide club members with instructions for learning to soar from our flight instructors (CFIG's). This page uses frames, but your browser doesn't support them.
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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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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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Glider flying is accessible to everyone. It is fun, challenging, rewarding, and provides a path for a lifetime of learning and self improvement through the study of aviation and the pilot, You! So what can I do to get started, or to at least explore whether I want to learn to fly. Step 1: Come out to visit during operations. Typically, the times and dates of operations will be posted on the...
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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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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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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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