There are 2 parts to the membership fees:

Gliding Federation Australia (GFA) membership and Gympie Gliding Club (GGC) membership fees.

Gliding Federation Fees

There are various options. You can join for 3 months and there reduced rated Students in full time or part study and under 25yo

 For annual GFA membership fees and other options see the link below

Gympie Gliding Club Fees

May is the start of the club year and anyone joining the club throughout the year will pay pro-rata for the remaining portion of the year.

Annual Membership is $300 + Joining Fee $250 (once only)

 3 Month short term club membership $100 + $100 Joining fee.

 This short term membership is intended for people to try gliding for an extended period and can only be used once.

Full membership is required to continue beyond 3 month.

Students in full time or part study and under 25yo, joining fee nil.

1 Month Membership $40

 You may have up to 10 flights or 5 hours flight time within the 30 days without joining fee.

 Member Accounts

Members are required to keep their accounts in credit.

All members pay a $400 bond. This money is usually refunded when membership is discontinued.

Glider Hire

The instructors give their time for free.

Two seater gliders are $1.10 per minute.

Single seat gliders are 80 cents per minute.

Launch Fees

Each winch launch is $20 and student pilots in training are required to do simulated and real winch launch failures that result in short flights.

These flights are charged at the normal rate if required for training. Solo pilot are not required to pay for winch launch failures.

 Aero-tow launch is $55 to 2000ft and $1 per 100ft above 2000ft.

Training Material

Basic Gliding Knowledge Book $25

Pilot Log Book $10




Gympie Airfield
132 Lobwein Road,
Kybong QLD 4570
Phone: 0400 348 711

Open Wednesday and Saturday

ABN: 36 835 368 992