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Chicago Glider Club

26045 W AIRPORT ROAD
MINOOKA,  IL  60447
Phone: 815-467-9861
Email: vicepresident@chicagogliderclub.org
Web site: www.chicagogliderclub.org

Club Facilities

Description

The Chicago Glider Club has an active membership of about 80 pilots involved in all aspects of the sport, from instruction through to participation in local, Regional and National soaring contests.

Founded in 1953, we own and manage all of our facilities: our grass runway, hangars and clubhouse were all constructed - and are now maintained - by dedicated and highly proficient members who take pride in the club.

Our members fly on weekends throughout the Northern Illinois soaring season, and on weekdays whenever one of our many tow pilot members is available to tow.

We own a fleet of high quality sailplanes and towplanes that provide economical soaring to club members; many members also own their own sailplanes and base them at the CGC gliderport.

Type of Flying Available

  • Glider

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Location

Club Details

  • Organization Type: Not-for-Profit
  • Average Membership Size: 80
  • Average number of Aircraft: 4
  • Memberships Currently Available: Yes

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Club Contacts

  • Main Contact
  • Don Kroesch (President)
    815-467-9861 (Phone)
    president@chicagogliderclub.org
  • Other Contact
  • Herb Kilian (Facilities Officer)
    815-467-9861 (Phone)
  • Other Contact
  • Jeffrey Mack (Operations Officer)
    815-467-9861 (Phone)
  • Other Contact
  • Kevin Hobbs (Vice President)
    815-467-9861 (Phone)
    vicepresident@chicagogliderclub.org
  • Other Contact
  • Mike Shakman (Secretary)
    815-467-9861 (Phone)
  • Other Contact
  • Ron Ridenour (Treasurer)
    815-467-9861 (Phone)