Become a Member
There are 2 parts to the membership fees:
Gliding Federation Australia (GFA) membership and SunshineCoast Gliding membership fees.
Gliding Federation Fees
There are various options. You can join for 3 months and there reduced rated Students in full time or part study and under 25yo
For annual GFA membership fees and other options see the link below
SunshineCoast Gliding Club Fees
May is the start of the club year and anyone joining the club throughout the year will pay pro-rata for the remaining portion of the year.
Annual Membership is $300 + Joining Fee $250 (once only)
3 Month short term club membership $100 + $100 Joining fee.
This short term membership is intended for people to try gliding for an extended period and can only be used once.
Full membership is required to continue beyond 3 month.
Students in full time or part study and under 25yo, joining fee nil.
1 Month Membership $40
You may have up to 10 flights or 5 hours flight time within the 30 days without joining fee.
Members are required to keep their accounts in credit.
All members pay a $400 bond. This money is usually refunded when membership is discontinued.
The instructors give their time for free.
Two seater gliders are $1.10 per minute.
Single seat gliders are 80 cents per minute.
Each winch launch is $20 .
Aero-tow launch is $2 per 100ft ( e.g.2500ft is $50)
Basic Gliding Knowledge Book $25
Pilot Log Book $10