Rides and Lessons

Glider Rides with our FAA Certificated Pilot by appointment.  

           E-mail marfagliders@aol.com for rates and availability.

● Gift Certificates for future Glider Rides or Lessons.

● Flight Instruction -  flight reviews or advanced soaring techniques.

● Private/Commercial/CFIG Practical Tests ("checkrides") with Burt Compton, FAA Designated Pilot Examiner.

● Flight Instructor "add-on" ratings,  renewals and reinstatements.

"Rusty Pilot" course -- for your FAA currency and proficiency.

● Towpilot Aerotow training / "24-month" re-currency endorsements.

● Aerotows and ramp services for private sailplanes.

● Coaching on thermaling, accuracy landings and cross-country soaring.

● "Crew Course" - tips on how to be a great XC crew for your pilot!

● SSA "Master" Instructor Cross-Country Course with Burt Compton.

● Enjoy our Glider Hangar (80' by 80' with 60' door opening) and shaded BBQ/picnic area.

● RV parks are found in Marfa, Fort Davis and Alpine.  No camping or RV parking anywhere on Marfa Airport, as of June 2012.

● Advice on family adventure activities, horseback riding, star-gazing, hiking and the new art galleries in Marfa, Fort Davis and Alpine.