What is the VSA?

A soaring club that has been operating in BC for 40 years.
A group of friendly people with a common interest in soaring.

What does the club offer?

  • Introductory flights to introduce you to the joys of soaring (appointments necessary). More info >
  • The opportunity to learn to fly gliders or improve your existing soaring skills. More info >
  • Free instruction for members.
  • Five gliders and two Cessna L-19 tow planes, all club-owned and operated. More info >
  • Tows for visiting glider pilots. More info >
  • A great social atmosphere. More info >

When does flying take place?

Every weekend and statutory holiday from April to October – weather permitting. Occasionally on weekdays during the same period.

Where does the club operate?

Our home base is at Hope Airport, BC where we have a clubhouse, a camping area, a hangar and permanent tie-downs.
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The club also undertakes several away trips every year to other excellent soaring sites in Western Canada and Washington State.