Regular: Entitled to operate any Club ship that she/he is qualified to fly.
Associate: No rental or ownership of property within 125 road miles of Steamboat Springs. Entitled to all benefits and privileges of a regular member.
Student: Must be enrolled full-time at an accredited high school or college. Dues only apply to flying months, May-October. Entitled to operate and or pilot any Club ship that she/he is qualified to fly.
Student Pilot: Does not own an flight certificate, expired or otherwise. Entitled to operate only the Club’s two-place trainer.
Transition Pilot: Owns a pilot certificate and is pursuing a glider add-on or a ground launch endorsement. Entitled to operate only the two-place trainer.
Special: Own a self-launching glider and are a member of SSA. Entitled to operate out of the Airfield but not use the winch or other SSSA equipment.
Flight and Launch Charges:
Grob 102: $35/hour, 1 hr minimum. After 1 hr prorated @ $35/hr.
L-23 Super Blanik: $45/hour, 1 hr minimum. After 1 hr prorated @ $45/hr.
Winch launches: Members: $10/snap.
*Note: For insurance purposes you must be a member of both Steamboat Springs Soaring Association (SSSA) and the Soaring Society of America (SSA) to operate a glider out of our field.
Initiation Fee Monthly dues Must Pay own SSA Dues
Regular Member $500 $50 No
Student Member $200 $25* Yes
Associate Member $175 $50* Yes
Student Pilot $500 $25 No
Transition Pilot $350 $25 No
Special none none Yes
*Dues only required for flying months of May-October