for all ages - from those who fly solo on their 15th birthday through
to mature age groups. There is no upper age limit. Gliding is a silent
and graceful way of flying without an engine. You may wonder how you
get airborne, and how you stay up. You will find answers in
to fly gliders
to join the Gliding Club of Western Australia
Learn to fly
gliders with us - call Cameron on 0400 581 132 to start this weekend!
The Gliding Club of Western Australia is a great place to learn to fly
gliders near Perth.
Email us now
to begin flying as early as this weekend!
Or better still if you want
to talk to us about how to get started, or about any part of the journey
to learn to fly gliders, call Cameron McDonald on 0400 581 132 or send
him an email
talk about starting your aviation experience.
This could be
student pilot landing our PW-6 on runway 23.
Our instructors are all highly experienced and can have you flying solo
as soon as possible*.
Right from your first lesson you will be hands on controls with the
initial goal of flying solo!
There are many advantages when you learn to fly gliders at Cunderdin,
and they include:
•Economical flying, with access to both winch and aerotow launches
•Our innovative Bulk Flying Scheme, which means you can fly unlimited
glider hours for $690.00 per year (plus normal member fees and launches)
•The best gliding conditions close to Perth are experienced at
and around Cunderdin
•Learn to fly close to Perth
•Our coaching and mentoring programmes mean that you will get
solo quicker, and then we will make sure we pass our experience of cross
country flying to you
•The GCWA is a friendly club, and we welcome new members and visitors.
pilot on tow.
Purchase a package, or find out how to join the club here.
Each new member receives a pilot's logbook as part of their membership
Find out about our bulk
flying scheme and fees.
happy student pilot after a smooth landing.
to find directions to our location.
*Note that conditions apply. Becoming a pilot and committing to successfully
learn to fly gliders is dependent on being able to meet relevant medical
requirements, membership of the Gliding Federation of Australia, and
also membership of the Gliding Club of WA. Age restrictions apply for
solo flight (16 years of age ). View the attachments below for further
information. The time required to become solo is of course also dependent
on your aptitude, experience, and enthusiasm.
the Prospective Club Member.pdf