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Benefits & Fees

Field Access

  • Access to Silent Wings Ranch outside of contests to fly your gliders as you please.


Field Amenities

  • Access to 3.3 acres of grass in the desert, dedicated to RC soaring
  • Shade structures
  • Toilet facilities
  • Field weather station
  • Wind socks and wind direction indicators

Reduced Fees for Flying Events at SWR

  • 30% discount on monthly club contest fees ($10 rather than $15)
  • $20 discount on multiple-day events

Club Website Access

Members will gain access to the following club website features...


  • Automatic e-mail reminders for upcoming events
  • Member directory
  • Members-only instant-messaging, collaboration, and discussion app.
  • Members-only classifieds (get best deals before they are made available to the public)
  • Soaring interest groups
  • Member photo albums and blogs
  • Scheduling ad-hoc (casual) flying events on club calendar
  • Member login/profile for easier management of event registrations and payments
  • Additional member-only information


Ability to Invite Guests

  • Club members may invite guests for $10/day with limitations. See Club Bylaws


Annual Membership Fees

Membership fees are collected after member application is reviewed and approved. This site accepts PayPal, all major credit cards, and check payment. If you choose to pay by check, processing time will vary.


Adult (18 to 64): $150

Junior (Under 18): $50

Family (Up to 5 in single household): $150 + $50 for each additional member

Senior (65+): $100