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2017 OLC Results for North America (ranking by Club) (ranking by Airfield)

Previous years OLC Summaries:
2016, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 09, 08

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NW SOARING CLUBS
AND OPERATIONS

(See SSA's Interactive Map for more information on Clubs and commercial operations).

Cascade Soaring Society

Cascade Soaring Society is a glider club operating out of Pangborn Airport in Wenatchee, WA from March through November. CSS is located at one of the most spectacular soaring sites in the Western United States

Columbia Basin Soaring Association

The CBSA promotes soaring in the Columbia Basin of Southeastern Washington State. Soaring activities are primarily conducted at the Richland Airport in the Tri-Cities.

Evergreen Soaring

"Western Washington's Premier Cross-Country Soaring Club!"

Grand Teton Soaring Club

Operates out of Driggs, Idaho

High Desert Soaring Club

Located in Bend, Oregon at the Bend Municipal Airport.

Puget Sound Soaring Association

PSSA operates from Bergseth Field at the foothills of the Cascade Mountains near Enumclaw, Washington.

Sawtooth Soaring Pilots Association

SSPA flies out of Twisp Washington during the mid-summer months and enjoys mountain cross country flying around the Methow Valley region. Contact Brad Hill for more information.

Spokane Soaring Society

SSS flies out of Deer Park Airport in Eastern Washington, just north of Spokane.

Silver Star Soaring Association

This British Columbia Club operates in Vernon, located 4-5 hours north of Ephrata.

Soar Idaho News and information about soaring activities in Idaho.

Willamette Valley Soaring Club

The WVSC is an Oregon non-profit organization promoting the sport of soaring. The club operates out of North Plains, OR (5 miles NW of Hillsboro (HIO)) and at Hood River, OR (in the Columbia Gorge). The North Plains field is open generally from early Spring to late fall; Hood River is flyable year-round. The club owns 3 tow planes (including a 2-place Pawnee) and several gliders (Lark, Junior, 1-23, 1-26, 2-33's). Approximately 20 members own private ships.

Vancouver Soaring Association

The Vancouver (Canada) Soaring Association

Commercial Operations

Wave Soaring Adventures

Operates out of the Toledo Airport in Washington and also Montana's Ferndale Airport

GLIDER-RIDES.COM

"Seattle/Puget Sound/Snohomish Silent Glider Rides"

Pemberton Soaring Centre

Pemberton Soaring Centre invites visitors and pilots to 'Soar To New Heights' amid the snowcapped mountains rising from Pemberton's pastoral river valley. Located just 25 minutes north of the Whistler Mountain Ski Resort in British Columbia, the sailport is a two hour drive from Vancouver, north on the Sea to Sky Highway.

Teton Aviation Center Located near Driggs, Idaho

Cascade Soaring "Oregon’s Premier Gliderport"

BIG SKY SOARING, Boseman, MT - contact Greg Mecklenburg 406-580-5412

General Soaring and Aviation

Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association 
Airport Webcams.net
Alaska Mountain Soaring News Group
Aviation Knowledge Base
Experimental Aircraft Association
Gliding and Motorgliding International
GlidePort Tracking
Landings Aviation Hub
LiveATC.net live Live Air Traffic Audio
luizmonteiro.com Aviation Calculations and Simulations
National Soaring Museum
Perlan Project
rec.aviation.soaring - RAS (via google)
Soaring Safety Foundation
Soaring Server
Soaring Society of America 
Soaring Cafe (On-Line Magazine) 
SoaringLab Flight Viewer 
SKyVector Flight Planning
The Museum of Flight, Seattle
Wiki Site - www.GliderPilot.org
WSPA - Womens Soaring Pilot Assoc.

Pacific Northwest Soaring

Air Sailing - Reno, NV
PASCO Homepage - Pacific Area Soaring Council
Soar Idaho 
E. Greenwell's Google Soaring Map - Eastern WA, OR, Northern ID 
King Mountain Glider Park, Idaho 
Twisp (WA) Airport Web Site 
Glider-Rides.Com 
Walla Walla Soaring 
Wave Soaring Adventures

Canadian Soaring

Alberta Soaring Council
Cowley - Canada's "Diamond" Mine
Soaring Association of Canada

Weather

Washington 1km resolution visible satellite imagery

National Weather Service Forecast Office, Seattle

National Weather Service Forecast Office, Spokane

University of Washington Pacific Northwest Environmental Forecasts and Observations

NOAA Soundings at Ephrata, WA

NOAA/NWS/Seattle ARTCC Center Weather Service Unit

SSA Web Site Soaring Weather Page
USAirnet Weather
NOAA High-Resolution Rapid Refresh (HRRR)
BLIPMAP UniViewer

Commercial Soaring

Blanik America - LAK/Blanik Dealer
Cambridge Aero Instruments - Sailplane Instruments
Cloudstreet Arts - Aviation Artwear
Costello Insurance - Aircraft Insurance
Condor Competition Soaring Simulator
Classic FLARM & POWERFLARM Home
Desser Tire and Rubber - Glider Tires
Diamond Aircraft - Manufacturers of Katana Extreme Motorglider
DG - Elan - Sailplane Manufacturer
Eastern Sailplane - Schleicher Sailplanes and soaring equipment
Glider Ground School
Knauff & Grove - Schempp-Hirth Sailplanes
Carbon Dragon
Pacific AeroSport - DG & LS Sailplane Sales & Support / Sailplane Inspection & Repair, Arlington, WA
Soar Minden - Minden, NV
Stemme West, Inc. - Stemme S-10 Motorgliders
Strong Parachutes
Wing and Wheels - Soaring Equipment & supplies

Winpilot - Flight Computer Software

Government

Federal Aviation Regulations 
FAA Regulatory and Guidance Library (AC's, AD's, etc.)
FAA Airmen Online Services
N-Number Search - FAA Aircraft Registration
Graphical TFR Map
Notams
WSDOT Aviation Division
Port of Ephrata
City of Arlington Airport Web Site 
Joint Base Lewis-McChord Mid-Air Collision Avoidance (C-17) Web Site 

Buy - Sell

Aviation Shopping Network
rec.aviation.marketplace (via google)


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