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Rates & Fees

Annual Club Membership - $310 

Affiliation to Gliding New Zealand (GNZ) is $145 annually in spring. 

Joining fee - $500 (This covers the NLGC membership & GNZ fees that is determined from a pro-rata table. The remainder of the funds will carry over to your flying account so you can get cracking)

Aircraft hire:

CX (LS4-a) - $1.25 / min ($75/hr)

NH (Grob 102) - $0.80 / min ($48/hr)

AJ & MZ (Grob 103) - $1.20 / min ($72/hr)

There is a 2.5 hour cap (so if you're still flying after 2.5 hours there is no further charge).

Bulk Flying Scheme - $1250 / year for unlimited usage of club gliders effective 1st April onwards. Contact the club committee for further info.

Winch Launch - $30 for first two launches then $15 for all subsequent launches of the day.

Self-launch glider landing fee - $20 / day

Aerotow surcharge - $10 / day (landing fee only)

Gliding NZ Logbook - $36

Landout Book - $30

Fee payable by overseas pilots to Nelson Lakes Club $50 per week or part thereof (or $35 for one day only)

(Note also annual fee for overseas pilots to GNZ of $60)

Club bank account:

Nelson Lakes Gliding Club Incorporated


(please use your name as the reference)

Prices are inclusive of GST unless stated otherwise.

Upon becoming a member of the Nelson Lakes Gliding Club (Incorporated), you are automatically affiliated with Gliding New Zealand which has delegated authority from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to govern gliding in New Zealand.

Our schedule of fees as listed on this page are valid from 1st Nov 2022 and are subject to change at any time.