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A day of flying coming to an end.


Club member and instructor Dave Donaldson receiving the 1-26 trophy.


A Schleicher Ka-6, "Whiskey Oscar", during a day of ridge soaring in Pennsylvania.
Each year GLGC accepts a limited number of students and licensed pilots as new members.

GLGC is a club and not a commercial operation. Members are encouraged to help out with the various duties and chores around the field, ranging from helping to prepare the aircraft for flight in the morning, to assisting at the flight line and securing the aircraft at the end of the day.

Most days begin with breakfast in Tottenham for the early risers, and end with refreshments and talk of soaring. It is not uncommon on summer evenings for there to be an impromptu barbecue.

GLGC offers its members a range of soaring opportunities, from local, instructional flights to cross country flights. We have taken our club operations to the annual Ontario provincial soaring contest. We offer our less experienced pilots the opportunity to team up with experienced pilots in competition. Members who are not competing have the opportunity to fly from a field other than our own and over unfamiliar terrain. We have also visited our friends at Toronto Soaring Club to give our members the experience of winch launching.

GLGC holds an annual general meeting scheduled for the last Saturday of March. Every spring, we hold a safety seminar, to prepare us for the much anticipated gliding season.

We club events throughout the year, and scehdule the occasional "road trip." Over the years, GLGC has organized ski trips, a trip to the American Soaring Association Annual Convention, visited the United States Air Force Museum in Dayton, Ohio and gone on flying excursions to Pennsylvania where members experienced the thrill of "ridge soaring."

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