West Michigan Soaring Society

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Membership – Getting started flying RC Gliders

Our members include beginners, experienced pilots and national champions. We offer a great resource for those curious to try something new and advanced flyers looking for serious competition to hone their skills.
We have a League of Silent Flight (LSF) coordinator who will give you the forms to start the LSF accomplishments program. This program has shown much success as 8000 pilots have learned through its system of goals and accomplishments.

Membership includes:

  • Access to flying field.
  • Winch launch equipment use.
  • Assistance setting up your glider if desired.
  • Complete access to rcsoaring.org; including news, calendar, forum and more.
  • Club contests.
  • Help in buying planes, radios, and gear.
  • Access to an actively used member communication forum. All members are encouraged to participate with information on a variety of subjects. Foremost we use the forum to find out who is flying when and where.
  • and more…

Annual Membership Dues are:
Standard Membership $40
Family Membership $40*
Under 19 years old by September 1 of current year $1
Senior Member 65 or over by September 1 of the current year $30
* counts as one vote

WMSS members must belong to the AMA (Academy of Model Aeronautics) which provides low cost liability insurance. If you need to join the AMA you can sign up online at: http://www.modelaircraft.org or pick up an application at your local hobby shop.

If you would like to try out RC Soaring contact us (616) 394-0093. We will help you get started and show you how much fun it is.

Download: a 2020 Member Application 353 kb

View:  WMSS Bylaws

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