Soaring Club Survey

48 responses

What originally led you to soaring?

48 out of 48 answered

1
Word of Mouth (Friend/Family)83% / 40 res
2
Event/Fly-In14% / 7 res
3
Advertisement2% / 1 res

What kept you flying?

48 out of 48 answered

1
Joy of Soaring91% / 44 res
2
Friendships8% / 4 res
3
Seems Cheaper than Powered Flight0% / 0 res

Do you want us to invest our efforts and resources to add new members to the club?

48 out of 48 answered

1
Yes97% / 47 res
2
No2% / 1 res

What are your favorite parts of being in a soaring club?

147 out of 48 answered

1
Help with launches and retrieves14% / 21 res
2
Seeing a new pilot develop14% / 21 res
3
An epic XC flight with friends13% / 20 res
4
Cheaper tows than Sundance13% / 20 res
5
Shared equipment12% / 19 res
6
Sharing stories at a social event12% / 19 res
7
Honing your skills with an expert12% / 18 res
8
Accumulating the most OLC points6% / 9 res

Do you think our club should continue to offer primary training?

48 out of 48 answered

1
Yes83% / 40 res
2
No16% / 8 res

What is most important to you of the following options?

48 out of 48 answered

1
New Members37% / 18 res
2
Better Equipment20% / 10 res
3
Lower Costs16% / 8 res
4
More/New Flying Events16% / 8 res
5
More Social Events8% / 4 res

What would be your top choice for the use of club assets?

48 out of 48 answered

1
Modern gliders31% / 15 res
2
Lower costs14% / 7 res
3
More/New flying events12% / 6 res
4
None of the above12% / 6 res
5
More gliders8% / 4 res
6
More social events4% / 2 res
7
More towplanes2% / 1 res
8
More push to win the OLC0% / 0 res
9
Other14% / 7 res

Would you be interested in exploring a reduction of Ops (ground support, towing and instruction) during the period of November through April?

48 out of 48 answered

1
Yes77% / 37 res
2
No22% / 11 res