Melbourne Gliding Club


Pricing

For a guide to the total cost of learning to glide, see Learning to Glide.

All prices listed below are inclusive of GST.

Air experience flights

Air experience flights are charged at the following rates:

Standard:  Launch 2000ft above ground level (up to 20 mins airborne) $249

Deluxe: Launch 3000ft above ground level (up to 30 mins airborne) $299


Membership

Our membership fees are listed on the Join Us! page. All members who wish to receive instruction of act as pilot in command must also be current members of the Gliding Federation of Australia.


Aircraft

For use of club aircraft, charges are as follows.

 Glider Registration Rate
 DG-1000S VH-VWR $0.90 / min
 DG-1000S VH-NDG $0.90 / min
 DG-505 Elan VH-VMF $0.90 / min
 Duo Discus XT VH-ZRD$1.20 / min 
 Discus CS VH-VCS $0.70 / min
 Junior VH-XOA $0.60 / min


Tug aircraft

Rates for use of tug aircraft are as follows.

 Activity Aircraft Rate
 Aerotow launch Pawnee PA25 - VH-TNC, VH-BCK, VH-SSO (Geelong Gliding Club) $7.30 / min
 Ferry rate Pawnee PA25 - VH-TNC, VH-BCK $6.30 / min
 Dry hire (members) Pawnee PA25 - VH-TNC, VH-BCK $4.50 / min
 Dry hire (non-members and other clubs) Pawnee PA25 - VH-TNC, VH-BCK $4.97 / min






Hangar / workshop

Rental of one of the club's hangar spaces is by annual agreement at the rate of $1,300 per annum, invoiced monthly.

Rental of space in the club's workshop is charged at $15 per week.


BMAM aerodrome movement fees 

For members with private gliders at Bacchus Marsh, the Bacchus Marsh Airfield Management charges movement fees of $190 per annum or $7 per day.


Other charges

MGC cap or bucket hat $25


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