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BASA


High Performance Sailplanes in Northern California

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BASA


High Performance Sailplanes in Northern California

 

who we are

Bay Area Soaring Associates (BASA) is a club of pilots that fly high-performance sailplanes in the best soaring conditions and locations in the world. We are dedicated to safe flying, and to improving the cross-country, mountain flying, and atmospheric wave skills of our members.

 
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Our Fleet


Our Fleet


N451CH - DG1000S

N451CH - DG1000S

N505KM - DG505

N505KM - DG505

N599JH - Pegasus 101AP

N599JH - Pegasus 101AP

N106DS - SZD-51-1

N106DS - SZD-51-1

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Where We Are


Where We Are


Hollister Soaring Center

90 Skylane Drive, Suite 101
Hollister, CA 95023
+1 (888) 467-6276
 

 
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Join


Join


 

Requirements

To join BASA, you must possess a Private Pilot - Glider certificate from the FAA, which you may obtain with the help of the Hollister Soaring Center. To fly BASA ships, you must also obtain relevant sign-offs from BASA-approved CFI-Gs, and also remain current at the sites you wish to fly them at.

Costs

Associate Members (those who do not own club assets) pay a one-time deposit of $450, and $100 monthly thereafter for unlimited use of club ships. Sponsor members (who do own club assets) buy their membership directly from retiring Sponsor members, and pay $60 monthly thereafter.

How to Join

For inquiries about Associate and Sponsor memberships, please use the form below to contact our membership chair. The application for membership is here. Please also have a look at our flight rules and flight committee checkout procedure.

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