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Introductory 90 Day CISS Club Membership

This program  is designed to provide you with an opportunity to pilot a sailplane and decide if soaring at CISS is in your future. You will receive 3 instructional flights with an FAA Certificated Glider Instructor making 3000 foot  tows for flights of up to 30 minutes and an introductory membership in CISS. It also includes an Soaring Society of America  FAST pack for your first flight which includes the Glider Flying Handbook, a glider pilot logbook, and a 3 month membership in the SSA.

After your flights you may choose to join CISS and become an Active Member. As an added bonus your member account will be credited for $50 if upgrading from the Introductory Membership to an Active Membership.

  • Your friends are welcome to join you at the airport to watch your flights and share the fun.

  • Be sure to bring your camera.

  • The maximum weight limit for students is 242 lbs.

  • Flights are conducted at the Alexandria Indiana airport, April through October, between 11am and 3pm on Saturdays and Sundays, weather permitting.

To purchase your Introductory Membership, please complete and mail the order form or visit the airport on weekends to obtain additional information.

The Fine Print:

  • Can be sold to one person once only, non-refundable.

  • all flights must be flown by purchaser.

  • Includes $50 credit towards upgrade to a CISS regular flying membership.

  • Also, includes 3 tows to 3000 ft and up to 30 minute maximum glider flights.

  • Expires 3 months from the date of first flight or at the end of the second season from date of purchase if no flights are taken.

  • The cost for this special introductory package (non-refundable) is $300.