We invite you to join us
for an Air Experience
Flight at Cunderdin
Airfield any weekend, all year round,
weather permitting. For the safety reasons,
we won't be taking passangers for the flight if the day temperature
goes above 35C*
Your joyflight will take
place in one of our club's two seat gliders, and will last up to 30
minutes. Our pilot will fly the take-off and landing, and your passenger
is welcome to have a go at the controls in between, or just relax
and enjoy the view.
you have any comments
about your "Joy Flight" experience visit our
wish to make a booking or buy a gift voucher for a joyflight please
email Cameron McDonald onand
we can make it happen.
How to pay for the gift
You can pay for the gift
voucher by the credit card or by electronic transfer
We may need you credit card
number and expire date over the phone.
Contact Cameron on 0400581132.
The receipt and scanned gift voucher will be email to you once your
credit card has been redeemed.
Club Internet banking
The Gliding Club of Western
National Australia Bank
Email the copy of bank transfer
to us as the prove of your payment.
It costs just $170 for a
30** minutes flight, during which you
will experience the thrill of silent flight, soaring like an eagle,
and if lucky, you can even spot one.
here to find our location
weight limit applies (110kg)
permitted safe weight on any glider seat is 110 kg. Passengers over
100kg can only be flown with our lighter instructors to avoid exceeding
the maximum combined cockpit load. If you are over 100kg please advice
your weight when booking your flight so we can ensure a suitable instructor
under 18 years need parental
permission at the airfield or in advance on the correct form.
when I book and on the day?
After we book a time for
a joyflight, we will:
•Send you a
confirmation email about the details of your flight;
•Let the duty pilot know that you are coming on that time and
The joyflight will take place in one of club's two seat gliders, and
will last up to 30 minutes. Should you wish to extend the flight,
the cost is $1.50 / minute up to 1 hour (if possible on the day, subject
to conditions and operational constraints)
You can contact the
Duty Pilot on the airfield telephone (0417 992 806) after 9:00 on
Saturdays and Sundays and also public holidays should you wish to
check on the weather or any other reason.
Please do not contact
the publicity or bookings officer for information on the day of your
flight where possible.
leave for Cunderdin,
check if the weather is flyable, call the Cunderdin Airfield mobile
on 0417 992 806
between 9.30am and 11.00am
Saturday and Sunday only.
Just bring yourself, and some items that will help
to make your flight more comfortable.
We suggest bringing sunglasses, a hat, sunscreen, and a water bottle.
Toilets are available at the toilet block on the Northern end of the
caravan park when you get to the field, and soft drinks and snacks
are available for sale out at the airfield and in the clubhouse. Out
at the launch point we have a shade sail next to the runway in use
and also some plastic chairs.
Make sure that you are not feeling full or hungry, and that you are
well hydrated for the flight.
What if I cannot make it on the day, or if the weather looks bad?
Please contact our duty pilot after 9:00 on the day if you cannot
make it for any reason.
If the weather looks bad where you are, please contact the duty pilot
also, as the weather at Cunderdin is often quite different to the
weather in Perth and may be very flyable.
1.For flights that are of an unusually short duration
the Club, at our discretion, may choose to offer a second launch to
the AEF customer to 2000 feet;
2.A maximum AEF passenger weight of 110kg applies;
3.AEF passenger must be prepared and able to sign a mandatory health
declaration and disclaimer;
4.AEF passengers under 18 years of age require signed parental consent
prior to flying;
5.No refunds are available;
6.Flights may be extended over 30 minutes at the passengers request;
7.Time extensions over 30 minutes are charged at $1.50 per minute
for up to one hour for the entire flight only;
8.Please note that due to constraints on flying days, extensions in
flight time may not be available, however we are also unable to accept
extensions in advance;
9.Should an Air Experience or joyflight passenger choose to undertake
an additional flight within 9 days of the initial flight with the
intent of joining GCWA, the additional flight will be charged at our
club member rates.