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London Soaring Club Membership Fees

Our club is enthusiastic about offering the dream of flight to its members, whether just to experience the view at 2000 feet or to learn to fly and earn your glider pilot license.  Members enjoy the use of shared aircraft, free flight instruction, friendly competition and personal challenge, the camaraderie of club social events, and the love of aviation. 

We appreciate full-time members who like to fly at every opportunity, but we try to offer flexibility and options to suit different sensitivities to time and cost.  Consider joining as an annual sustaining member, join for a few months at a time, try our low-cost "Four Pack" which includes instruction, or choose a flights-only option (no flight instruction) such as Associate or single-flight Day Member.  Evaluate your intentions about flying or learning to fly, look at the per-flight costs (tow tickets), then choose the membership category and payment option that is most economical for you.

Annual fees include Membership, Equipment Levy, and SAC (Soaring Association of Canada) dues.  A Monthly payment plan is available.  Prepaid tow tickets are required for each flight taken.  All fees are payable in advance and non-refundable, and can be paid with cash, cheque, Interac email transfer, or credit card.  The club is not required to collect HST.

How much to budget for tow fees?  That varies a lot, but a very "keen" student pilot who comes out every weekend can expect to fly two or three times a day and achieve solo standard after a minimum of 30 flights.  Multiply the aerowtow cost/flight for your selected membership category to estimate your annual cost for tow fees.

As a club member, fees are only part of the story - additional contributions are expected in the form of assistance with flight operations during the course of the flying season and other activities toward operation of the club. 

Click here for a detailed PDF listing of the fee schedule:  FEE SCHEDULE 2017

 

London Soaring Club - Membership Summary

Annual Membership

  Rough cost - see the detailed fee schedule

   Sustaining Member

full member with all privileges

$1480 + $30 aerotows

   Associate Member

tandem flights only, no instruction $790 + $30 aerotows

   Youth Member (*)

under 19 as of Jan 1st $400 + $30 aerotows

   Junior Member (*)

under 25 as of Jan 1st

$440 + $30 aerotows
 (*) family discount for Youth/Junior members - first child pays full fee, $200 reduction per additional child   
Monthly Membership

fly for part of the season,

or pay your Sustaining or Associate membership by the month (aerotows drop to $30 once fully paid)

$200/month + $60 aerotows
Day Membership

single or Introductory Flight

$150 per flight
Four Pack Trial Membership

Four Instructional Flights - non-transferable, can only be purchased once

$300

All Fees are subject to change.  

 

 The London Soaring Club operates on weekends and statutory holidays from April to November yearly (weather permitting). 
See Events Calendar     

Important Information for Visitors to London Soaring : Going to London Soaring.pdf 

 

 

blue giftAre you looking for a Birthday, Retirement or Anniversary present?  

Give a unique gift that will provide lasting memories for years to come.  You can purchase a Gift Certificate for a one-Flight Day Membership (Introductory Flight) or a Four-Pack Trial Membership instructional flight package. 

To purchase a gift certificate, or for further information regarding club fees, introductory flights, Email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and a volunteer will arrange payment and delivery.

 

 


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