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Annual Dues

Make checks payable to: Minden Soaring Club, Inc., PO Box 361, Minden, Nevada 89423 You can mail your renewal or drop it off at Soaring NV office – 1138 Airport Road, Minden.  For your convenience we have added a paypal online method to renew your membership. Silver ~ Regular Membership $20/year Bronze ~ Youth and Social Membership $10/year   Your Shopping CartYour cart is empty The Minden Soaring Club, Inc., is a nonprofit IRS 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization. Your annual tax deductible membership dues and donations will support our mission to promote world-class soaring in Minden, Nevada, through education, safety and proficiency, training, and community. For more membership information, please contact Reba Coombs at (775) 883-6187 or (775)...

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2017 Minden Soaring Club Youth Scholoarship Awardees

Congratulations to our 2017 Minden Soaring Club Youth Scholarship awardees.  The scholarship committee had 11 applications to review and we interviewed our top choices.  It was a difficult choice as there were so many qualified applicants, but with one exception, your scholarship dollars have been kept in the local area. 2017 Scholarship Winner Spencer Karam 2017 Scholarship Winner Alex Munn and Reba Coombs, Treasurer 2017 Scholarship Winner Sophia Taylor-Home 2017 Scholarship Winner Emily Nanse and Elizabeth Tattersall,...

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Transponder Codes

Transponder code now 1202 for gliders Effective March 8, the FAA wants all gliders flying in the Minden/Carson/Reno area to squawk 1202 on their transponder if they are not in contact with ATC and instructed to do otherwise.  The same code is to be used by gliders all over the US unless local agreements are in place or unless ATC instructs you to do otherwise. The previous glider squawk code (0440) is no longer to be used. The new squawk code goes into effect March 8.  This assumes, of course that you have a transponder, preferably one that reports your altitude. If you do not, we urge you to install one. The new squawk code results from several years’ negotiation between the FAA and the Soaring Society of America.  Having a single code for the entire nation should make for better compliance and ease of operation. Please change the squawk code on your transponder the next time you go...

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Join the Minden Soaring Club

Pay Annual Dues Here   You can download the Minden Soaring Club Membership Application in PDF format here: MSC Membership Application You can fill out the form on your computer, and save it. You may then print it and mail it back, or bring it to any of our meetings. We look forward to soaring with you, and thank you for your support in making Minden a friendly and safe soaring...

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