Arizona Soaring

Soaring Centers

  • Williams Soaring Center - Located just north of Sacramento, CA. Williams is a great soaring site and has excellent modern equipment.

  • Arizona Soaring - Located at the foot of Estrella mountains south of Phoenix. Estrella is the largest teaching center in the US. In addition to their very active primary program, they also have a well known aerobatic program taught in Grob 103's. Estrella Sailport is a great place to get an early jump on the soaring season.

  • BigSky Soaring - A soaring gem just north of Yellowstone NP. Thermals to 18k+, fantastic views, private airport, great hosts - Greg provides instruction/DPE, Ursula is a very experienced tow pilot

  • Evergreen Soaring - Operating from Arlington, WA

  • Puget Sound Soaring Association - Operating from Enumclaw, WA

  • Seattle Glider Council - Operating from Ephrata, WA

  • Spokane Soaring Society - Operating from Deer Park Airport

  • Hood River Soaring - Operating from Hood River, OR

Sailplane dealers and merchandisers

  • Blanik America - Importer of Sportine Aviacija's line of high performance sailplanes. Operated by club member Vitek Siroky.

  • Cumulus Soaring - Operated by Paul Remede, Cumulus Soaring has a wide selection of soaring supplies and equipment. Paul has some very helpful product comparisons and selection guides on his site.

  • Wings and Wheels - Has an extensive selection of soaring equipment and supplies.

  • Glider Books - Russel Holtz's glider training materials. His Glider Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge and Flight Training Manual for Gliders are excellent.

Vitek Siroky

Cascade soaring society on-line contest results

The on-line contest allows soaring clubs from all over the world to share their flights. Here are some of ours.

Wenatchee area & Pangborn Field