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.



Joining fee: $250



3 Month


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.

Joining fee: $100



1 Month


 You may have up to 10 flights or 5 hours flight time within the 30 days without joining fee.



 Member Accounts

Members are required to keep their accounts in credit.

All members pay a $400 bond. This money is usually refunded when membership is discontinued.

Glider Hire

The instructors give their time for free.

Two seater gliders are $1.10 per minute.

Single seat gliders are 80 cents per minute.

Launch Fees

Each winch launch is $20 .

 Aero-tow launch is $2 per 100ft ( e.g.2500ft is $50)

Training Material

Basic Gliding Knowledge Book $25

Pilot Log Book $10


Contact Details:

Sunshine Coast Gliding
Gympie Airfield
132 Lobwein Road,
Kybong QLD 4570
Phone: 0400 348 711

ABN: 36 835 368 992

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Club Days:
Wednesday and Saturday
Other days by appointment