About Us

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We've been flying gliders in Oklahoma since the 1960's! In the early 2000's OSA moved our operation to Hinton, OK (208). Operating as a member owned club, we have 3 club gliders, a tow plane and many privately owned gliders.

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Oklahoma has excellent thermal and ridge soaring opportunities. It's not uncommon for gliders to climb to 12,000 feet or more and travel 300 miles in a single flight out of Hinton. 

 

We fly year-round in Oklahoma. The summer months between April and October provide the best thermal soaring, while the winter months can provide an excellent training environment when weather permits..

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Fun for all ages,  gliding takes no special skills and only requires a love of flight.. Did you know a properly trained student pilot can solo a glider at just 14-years old?  

 Soaring is enjoyed by men, women, children, and families alike. Here's a preview of some of what this safe, eco-friendly outdoor adventure sport has to offer. 


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Schedule a Demo Ride

If you're new or have been flying for years, a demo flight is an excellent way to explore what soaring has to offer. 

What to expect

You'll get a tow to 3,000 feet above ground level and say good bye to the tow plane as you enjoy the next 30 minutes (+/-) of powerless flight! The nominal fee covers everything you'll need. 

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