LEARN TO SOAR
Exhilarating, affordable and inclusive, soaring is enjoyed by people of all ages and physical abilities.
Book a trial lesson, sign up for one of our structured training courses or join us for traditional weekend gliding lessons. Visitors always welcome.
Live the dream. Become a member of one of New Zealand’s fastest growing gliding clubs
We offer something for all pilots be they aspiring, full flying, visiting or non flying. Junior pilots 25 or under are eligible for special rates.
Training? Cross Country? Badge Flights? Beyond?
Here you will find the information and documents you need to help plan your next soaring adventure be it the latest live weather update, a task declaration, a study manual or anything in between.
Register and log in to access the WGC flight training program.
Access the club’s operations system, view members, and your flight history.
Access a library of tasks which can be flown from Papawai. Find a task that suits and compete with others within the club.
View the webcams for frequently updated snapshots of Papawai Airstrip. Witness for yourself what you are missing out on!
Access tasks, turnpoints, aerodrome charts and much more.
Safety is paramount at Papawai airstrip, review safety notices.
View a list of current gliding scholarships available and apply online.
Sun 25 Aug Clear F/cast strong westerlies Expect wave 🙂 Briefing 1000 @ Hood Soaring Solutions hangar airside Cya there 🙂
Sat 24 Aug AM murk f/cast to clr a/noon Wind SW We're giving this a go 🙂 Briefing 1200 rpt 1200 @ Hood Craig's H/gar - a/side CYA there
One of our “Senior” pilots, is delighted to be providing Gliding Scholarships for any youth who would like to learn to fly or progress....