• All Pilots must be members of the Gliding Federation of Australia and provide relevant documentation.
  • Visiting pilots must be a member of an Australian gliding club can be ( Tocumwal Soaring Centre )
  • International pilots must hold a GPC (see GFA website)
  • Pilots must attend the daily safety briefing.
  • Pilots must complete the local rules and procedures check list.
  • Check flights prior to commencement of hire period could be required (depending on pilot competencies and experience). TSC reserves the right to refuse the hire of gliders.
  • 500 hours minimum experience required for Nimbus 4T plus approval.
  • The use of Turbo’s during flights must be approved by TSC.
  • 600 hours minimum experience required for JS3RES and Ventus 3M plus approval.


  • 40% deposit is required to secure booking.
  • All bank transfer charges are payable by the customer.
  • In the case of non-flying days (days in which flights of two hours or more cannot be made) the customer pays for the first day non-flying day.

Insurance Excess

  • Excess is payable by the customer in the event of any damage as determined by TSC
  • Nimbus 2, Kestrel 19, Janus = $2000.
  • LS4, Discus B, Ventus B, LS3 = $2500
  • Nimbus 4T, Ventus 2CXT = $2500
  • Duo Discus = $3000
  • JS3 or Ventus 3M = $4000

Aero tows

  • Minimum charge $50 to 1000 feet
  • $2.50 per 100 feet there after ( tug recorded height )
  • $7.00 per min for aero tow retrieves.


Unpowered Sailplanes

  • $1550 per year long term booking (ie 12 months)
  • $100 per week, if available.
  • $25 per day, if available.
  • Generally Hangar space not available
  • $15 daily – Hardstand area.

Powered Sailplanes & Powered Aircraft

  • $3 000 per year.

Trailer parking

  • $520 per year (if glider not hangared)

Caravan Sites

  • $30 per night
  • Longer available upon request
  • $60 per night On site Caravan

On site one bedroom self contained units 

  • $122 per night

Off site one bedroom unit 

  • $130 per night

Prices listed are including GST.