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Achievements

Lauren Ho earns Private Pilot Glider Certificate!
Published on: 11/21/2018
Congratulations to Lauren Ho who passed her private pilot practical exam on 11/21/2018 at the Estrella Sailport, Arizona. Great job and fly safe!
Bob Mizek Earns Private Pilot Glider Certificate
On Tuesday 2018.10.23 Bob Mizek Bob Mizek Earned his Private Pilot Glider Certificate
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Events

Chicago 2019 FIRC 1/5/2019 - 1/6/2019
Published on: 11/29/2018
The Soaring Safety Foundation (SSF) provides US flight instructors the ability to renew their FAA flight instructor certificate in a class tailored to the need of Flight Instructors, pilots, and students.
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Glider Disassembly & Winter Prep Completed
Published on: 11/19/2018
Glider Disassembly & Winter Prep were completed on Sunday 2018.11.18 by a handful of dedicated members.
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ChicagoLand Glider Council (CLGC) Off-Season Monthly Meetings 2018-2019
Published on: 11/12/2018
The ChicagoLand Glider Council has begun its off-season monthly meeting Schedule.
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Chicago Land Glider Council (CLGC) Winter Seminar
Published on: 11/12/2018
The biennial All-Day CLGC Seminar is being held 2019.02.23
Early registration saves you $5.00
And new for this year, there is a $15 Youth Discount
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10th Annual Rockin' Chili Fest - Saturday 2018.10.20 5pm
Published on: 10/11/2018
WCSA's Rockin' Chili Fest featuring The Wright Street Band is on Saturday, 2018.10.20 at the Hinckley Airport.
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For Sale

For Sale - Genesis 2
Published on: 10/23/2018
Curt Lewis is selling his Genesis 2
Curt Lewis | (815) 543-5195 | CurtL33@aol.com
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Opportunities

Youth Soaring Camp
Published on: 1/22/2019
Flight Experience for Youth (FEFY) is pleased to offer two scholarships to Sugarbush Soaring’s Overnight Youth Soaring Camps (YSCs) for the 2019 season. The YSC is a week-long flight training program that includes ten flights, meals, ground school, a visit to Burlington Tower facilities, swimming, kayaking, supervised overnight camping on the airfield and other fun activities. As part of these experiences, students learn about flight fundamentals, aircraft mechanics and other subjects integral to a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) curriculum.

The 2019 YSC scholarship application period will run from December 15, 2018 to February 15, 2019.
The two scholarships will be awarded no later than March 31, 2019.

For more information about Youth Camps please visit: www.sugarbushsoaring.com
SSA Offers CFIG Incentive Scholarships
Published on: 11/1/2018
The SSA is pleased to announce a new scholarship program for CFI-Gs. This program was kick-started by an initial generous donation from John Weber and others. The goal is to generate more CFI-Gs at clubs, which will then help foster club growth.
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2019 GLGC Soaring Grant
Published on: 10/5/2018
The ChicagoLand Glider Council has youth grants available.
The applications deadline is March 31st of the grant year.
See Also: http://www.chicagolandglidercouncil.com/grant/
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ChicagoLand Glider Council

CLGC Meeting, Monday, 12/17/2018
Published on: 12/15/2018
Next Meeting
Monday, Dec 17, 2018 at 7:30PM
Schaumburg Regional Airport
Downstairs Conference Room
CLGC Meeting
Published on: 11/29/2018
Monday 11/19/2018 at 7:30 at Schaumburg Airport
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SSA News

News

Chicago Tribune Article 2007.09.23
Above the fruited plains
By George Houde
Special to the Tribune
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Beacon News Article 2004.08.01
SOARING
The sailplane experience at Hinckley Airport just might be the Fox Valley's greatest thrill ride
By Jim Faber | STAFF WRITER
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