Become a Member
This 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 three months.
No joining fee for students in full or part time study and under 25 years old.
Joining fee: $100
There are two parts to the membership fees:
Gliding Federation AustralIA
There are various options available. You can join for 3 months and there reduced rates for students in full time or part study and under 25yo.
Find out more about GFA annual membership
fees and options.
In additation to annual membership fees, there are also glider hire and launch fees detailed below.
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.
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. 2,500ft is $50)
Basic Gliding Knowledge Book $25
Pilot Log Book $10