Soaring Club Survey

48 responses

What originally led you to soaring?

48 out of 48 answered

1
Word of Mouth (Friend/Family)
83% / 40 resp.
2
Event/Fly-In
14% / 7 resp.
3
Advertisement
2% / 1 resp.

What kept you flying?

48 out of 48 answered

1
Joy of Soaring
91% / 44 resp.
2
Friendships
8% / 4 resp.
3
Seems Cheaper than Powered Flight
0% / 0 resp.

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

48 out of 48 answered

1
Yes
97% / 47 resp.
2
No
2% / 1 resp.

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

48 out of 48 answered

1
Help with launches and retrieves
43% / 21 resp.
2
Seeing a new pilot develop
43% / 21 resp.
3
An epic XC flight with friends
41% / 20 resp.
4
Cheaper tows than Sundance
41% / 20 resp.
5
Shared equipment
39% / 19 resp.
6
Sharing stories at a social event
39% / 19 resp.
7
Honing your skills with an expert
37% / 18 resp.
8
Accumulating the most OLC points
18% / 9 resp.

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

48 out of 48 answered

1
Yes
83% / 40 resp.
2
No
16% / 8 resp.

What is most important to you of the following options?

48 out of 48 answered

1
New Members
37% / 18 resp.
2
Better Equipment
20% / 10 resp.
3
Lower Costs
16% / 8 resp.
4
More/New Flying Events
16% / 8 resp.
5
More Social Events
8% / 4 resp.

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

48 out of 48 answered

1
Modern gliders
31% / 15 resp.
2
Lower costs
14% / 7 resp.
3
More/New flying events
12% / 6 resp.
4
None of the above
12% / 6 resp.
5
More gliders
8% / 4 resp.
6
More social events
4% / 2 resp.
7
More towplanes
2% / 1 resp.
8
More push to win the OLC
0% / 0 resp.
9
Other
14% / 7 resp.

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
Yes
77% / 37 resp.
2
No
22% / 11 resp.