2019 Scholarships Announced - Memphis Soaring, in cooperation with the Mid-South Soaring Foundation, announces the scholarships available for 2019. See the Scholarship tab, above.
Board Meeting - December meeting cancelled! Our next board meeting will be on January 12 at 10:00AM in the Hendrix Clubhouse.
October 13, 2018
The club's annual Life Member Appreciation/End of Year party was held on October 13th. Although the weather did not cooperate for flying we had a nice lunch that was well attended!
MSS tracks activity from September 1st through August 31st annually and acknowledges members accordingly! This year the following members were honored:
Most active tow pilot: Charles Glover - 201 tows
Most active instructor: Gyuri Gulyas - 156 flights
Luebke Award for most cross country miles-Ed King-1,703 miles
Longest flight, senior-Ed King-133.2 miles
On June 9th the Mid-South Soaring Foundation awarded general scholarships to brothers Benedek and Benjamin Szabo. MSS has benefited greatly from these young men's contributions to our club by helping with maintenance and all-around help whenever needed. Long-time MSS member Roy Hendrix provided initial funding for the Foundation's scholarships.
Pictured here are, L-R:
Benedek, Roy Hendrix, Father Gyuri Gulyas, Benjamin, Mother Judit and sisters Esther and Emma.
Look for more information on new scholarships later this year on this site.
Thanks to former MSS member Herve Mouterde for posting the
The above video comes from the YouTube channel for the Soaring Society of America.
2017 compilation video!
Welcome to the Memphis Soaring web site. Whether you are new to aviation, looking to add a glider rating or are perhaps returning to flying after a prolonged absence we are glad you are here.
MSS is a 501(c)(7) corporation, organized under the laws of the State of Tennessee as an organization to promote the art, science and sport of motorless flight. Membership is required to utilize any club aircraft or facilities. A one day membership is available for individuals who are interested in the sport. The cost is $50.00 and includes one flight in one of our two place gliders. See Membership, above, for details on all types of memberships. See our Training page for information and answers to questions surrounding instruction and ratings.