Introductory Flights

Introductory flights are conducted from the airport at Hope and are intended to introduce anyone interested in the sport of soaring to the joys of un-powered flight.

Introductory Flight (20 to 30 minutes each) $180

 

Notes: This price includes tow fees and a $20 daily membership of the club. Flights exceeding the specified time are charged extra at the Visiting Pilot hourly rate of $1.33/min including tax.

Membership Dues

Full Flying Member $750
Youth/Family Member (<25 years on Jan 1, 2016 or spouse) $275
Tow pilot Member $225
Social Member $160
Daily Member $20

Notes: Above prices are for the gliding season and include tax, SAC and BCSS dues where applicable. Reduced rates apply to new members joining after July 31st (mid season). Please inquire. Reduced membership rates apply for Youth (U19). Please inquire.

SAC and BCSS

SAC regular $80
SAC junior / student (19 or 20 years; student up to 25) $40
SAC youth (<19 years) $0
BCSS regular $10
BCSS youth (<25 years on Jan 1,2016) $5

 Glider Tows

First 1,000 feet $35.00
1,000 to 3,000 feet – Each additional 100 feet $1.40
3,000 to 5,000 feet – Each additional 100 feet $1.60
Above 5,000 feet – Each additional 100 feet $1.80
Circuit Practice only $25.00
Retrieves, ferrying & personal flying $160/hour

Members’ glider rental fees

Season Flat Rate – unlimited glider rental/flying   (see note 2) $1,320
4-Hour Plan – for up to 4 hours flying during the season –  for private owners and new members only $330
Visiting pilots $82.5/hour

Course Fees

Fee per course (week) $220

Merchandise and Other

“Soar and Learn to Fly Gliders” text book $35
Logbook $25
Student Pilot Training Record $10
Flash Drives (8GB) $5
Bucket hat with logo $25
New blue golf shirts with logo $45
StormTec short sleeved shirt with logo $85
StormTec long sleeved shirt with logo $95
Black iron weave jacket with logo $135
RV & Glider Trailer Sites – Full Season $140
RV & Glider Trailer Sites – Weekly rate $30

Prorated Membership Fee

The prorated membership fee is only applicable to new members or returning members who were not members in the previous flying season. Members that are eligible for the prorated schedule may select the 4-hour rental. Hours flown above the 4 hours will be billed at the hourly rate . (There is no prorated unlimited rental option).

Effective Date VSA BCSS SAC Total
2016-03-01 $750 $10  $80 $840
2016-04-01 $750 $10  $80 $840
2016-05-01 $750 $10  $80 $840
2016-06-01 $650 $10  $80 $740
2016-07-01 $550 $10  $80 $640
2016-08-01 $400 $5  $40 $445
2016-09-01 $250 $5 $40 $295
2016-10-01 $100 $5 $40 $145

Notes:

  1. All figures include applicable taxes
  2. First time members can opt to purchase 4-hour rentals as opposed to single glider rental.
  3. PLEASE NOTE: Payment by cash only  – payable at the field.