Texas Soaring Association Home Page
The Texas Soaring Association (TSA) is a non-profit corporation devoted to motorless flight. Established in 1947, the club is located 15 minutes south of Midlothian, Texas, which is itself at the southern edge of the Dallas/Fort Worth area. The club is maintained and operated by the voluntary efforts of its more than 200 members. The club operates from its own airfield and owns six single and four two-place sailplanes, plus four Pawnee towplanes. TSA operates year round on most flyable Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. The club also operates on an unscheduled basis on other weekdays when the flying weather is really good!
Learn to Soar FAST!
What is the FAST program?
The FAST program gives you the opportunity to get a taste of what the sport of soaring is all about. It is a program that offers you an introductory lesson in flying a glider, during which you will handle the controls of the aircraft under the guidance of an FAA certificated glider flight instructor.
Who is this for?
The FAST program is geared towards you! If you've ever watched a hawk gliding effortlessly in the sky and wondered what that experience must be like then now is the time to try soaring! This is a sport that attracts individuals from all walks of life and of all ages, and is a great activity for the whole family. The FAST program experience also makes a great gift.
How does the FAST program work?
It's easy and fast! To buy a FAST program lesson voucher at the SSA online store click here. Then call a participating soaring operation to schedule your lesson. You can also order your FAST package by calling 1-575-392-1177 during normal business hours to receive your voucher by fax.
Take a Glider Flight
Take a glider ride at Texas Soaring Association in a ASK-21 two place glider. Click below to view the video.