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Board Meeting - Our next board meeting will be on October 13th at 0900 in the Hendrix Clubhouse.

MSS Annual End-of-Season/Life Member Appreciation Party - October 13, 2018 10AM until 6PM.   MSS members will come together for lunch and the annual awards while catching up with our Life Members.  Visitors are asked to join us on another day.   

Mid-South Safety Summit and Fly-In
This event qualifies for FAA Wings credit.  Full details are available HERE

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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.

June 10, 2018

The club's annual MaxFly ended on Sunday, June 10 with two members taking their private check rides.  FAA Designated Pilot Examiner David Cahoon (Center) offers congratulation to Tim Newbill (Left) and Benedek Szabo (Right) after successfully completion of their rides.

July 29, 2018

14 year old MSS Member Reagan Jeter soloed on Sunday, July 29.  He is pictured here with his flight instructor, Gyuri "George" Gulyas.   The day presented a bit of a cross wind that Reagan handled with aplomb.  Congratulations Reagan!

    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!

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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.