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.

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JOIN US

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.

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FOR PILOTS

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.

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QUICK LINKS

UPDATES

FLIGHT TRAINING PROGRAM

Register and log in to access the WGC flight training program.

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GLIDING OPERATIONS (GOPS) 

Access the club’s operations system, view members, and your flight history.

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WEBCAMS 

View the webcams for frequently updated snapshots of Papawai Airstrip. Witness for yourself what you are missing out on!

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UPCOMING EVENTS 

View our upcoming events including competitions, courses and camps. Save the dates!

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WGC TRAINING RESOURCES

Access tasks, turnpoints, aerodrome charts and much more.

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PAPAWAI AIRSTRIP SAFETY NOTICES

Safety is paramount at Papawai airstrip, review safety notices.

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SCHOLARSHIPS

View a list of current gliding scholarships available and apply online.

Scholarships

SUN 07 Update: Flying on, Briefing at 11am, then launching as expect next showers to clear by then.

SUN 07 Wx deteriorating, flying unlikely this morning, will update 10am. GPJ supplemental needs help derig, locals help prep 0900.

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