Soaring Orientation Flights

Take a Flying Lesson!

Ready to take it to the skies? Let us take you up in the air and enjoy silent flight over Western Pennsylvania.

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Here’s what we can do for you:

Fly a sailplane today: our Soaring Orientation Flights

If you’re thinking about taking up the sport, consider the Soaring Orientation Flight, a half-hour flying lesson with one of our certified flight instructors, including:

  • A ground briefing,
  • An introductory flight, 3000 feet above Bandel Airport in Eighty-Four, PA (the duration of the flight depends on the weather – typically 20-30 minutes),
  • Membership in our club for one month,
  • One issue of Soaring, the member magazine of the Soaring Society of America, and
  • A free three-month membership to the Soaring Society of America (ends automatically)

The Soaring Orientation Flight costs $99. This includes your one-month membership to Pittsburgh Soaring Club, which allows you to come back, take lessons and fly with an instructor at member rates!

Who can fly? Weight limits.
Please advise us if you weigh more than 195lbs.

Gift vouchers 
Buying a voucher as a gift for someone? No problem – just give us their name when you pay. The voucher is redeemable during the gliding season (Apr-Oct) up to one year from date of purchase. The voucher is non-refundable.

You can also bring a check with you when you come for your soaring orientation flight. Questions? Just e-mail us:

pittsburghsoaringclub@gmail.com.

Contact PSA and schedule your Orientation Flight!

Include requested date and time. Please note: We will do our best to fulfill your request. Please request, "Morning" or "Afternoon".