Air Experience Flight costs
Please see Enjoy an Air Experience Flight
To learn how to fly a glider (sailplane), or to fly club gliders, you must first join the club, and in addition join the Gliding Federation of Australia (GFA).
- Full details of club and GFA membership - see Joining the club
- Special packages for trainees are available - see Learn to Fly
- Scholarships for young students are available - see Joining the club
The cost of hiring a glider for members is as detailed below. Note that instructors are not paid and give their time freely, as do all the other people involved in making the operation work.
Launch rates depend on height, for example:
|First & Second Hour||$1.20 per minute|
|Third & Fourth Hours||$0.60 per minute|
|Fifth Hour +||No Charge|
The maximum charge for flying time for a flight made is $216.00, ie 4 hours (2 hours at $1.20/min + 2 hours at 60c/min).
Various packages are also available to full members.