Prices

Prices current at November 2013. GST included.

Air Experience Flights and Introductory Packages

Air experience flights (AEF) and introductory packages can be purchased either via a gift voucher or by paying cash on the day you fly.

Standard AEF $200 Approximately 15 minutes, depending on conditions
Extended AEF $250 Approximately 30 minutes, depending on conditions
3 flight package $350 3 flights on the same day, depending on conditions. You will start learning to fly.
10 flight package $850 10 flights within a 3 month period. Includes 3 months membership of the GFA and the club, a log book and the book "Basic Gliding Knowledge". Not enough to go solo without prior experience but you should be well on the way!

Launch Fees

Aerotow only. Launches are charged on height. $37.00 to 1500ft plus $13.00 per 1000ft charged in increments of 100ft.

Glider Hire

All the club gliders are hired at a flat rate of $50.00 per hour (charged by the minute) for the first 4 hours of each flight, with no additional charge after that. Bulk flying is available and is charged at $750.00 up front then $12.50/hr for unlimited hours within the current financial year, also capped at 4 hours per flight. Private gliders are not cross-hired.

Visiting pilots from other clubs pay the same flying fees as members. Overseas pilots must join the GFA before any flight in a glider. (This can be arranged at the club). Friends and family of club members pay club rates + $30 if a GFA Introductory Membership is required.

Instruction

Instruction is free - you only pay for the launch and glider hire.

Membership

The club membership year is July to June. If you join part way through the year, a pro-rata scale is used. You also need to join the Gliding Federation of Australia . GFA membership is 12 months, starting at any time of the year.

  Full (annual) Student Family 3 months 9 days
Club Membership $314.00 $78.50 $157.00 $78.50 n/a
GFA $252.00 $132.00 n/a $132.00 $30.00

Complete GFA membership fees are available at "GFA online shop (membership section)  

Other fees

Annual Hangarage $520 (members only)
Casual Hangarage $10/day
Powered Aircraft Fee $216/year
Caravan Site $165/year
New Clubhouse Accomodation $10/night
Maximum $150/year for club members
Free on weeknights
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