Megido Gliding Center (MGC) is a voluntary non profit organization.
We are located
at the heart of the Yizrael Valley not far from the city of Afula. There are more than one hundred active members in our club , all which are enthusiastic glider pilots.
MGC glider fleet
includes 24 gliders of which 12 are club gliders and the rest are privately owned by club members. Our glider fleet includes single sitters and two sitter gliders, including four motor-gliders. We use two tow airplanes (
MGC runs a gliding school for glider pilots' trainees. After passing the required practical tests and written exams, flying cadets earns their pilot license from the Israel Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).
We operate on weekends and holidays, all year around.
All MGC members including tow pilots, flight instructors, and maintenance technicians operate voluntarily.
From Megido airfield, pilots are taking off for local flights and also long distant flights that sometime last many hours.
MGC members are actively participating in the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) IGC Pilot Ranking List by
World Champion Daily Score Ranking.
MGC also offers
for visitors wishing to enjoy the experience of silent glider flight over the Yizrael Valley.
The weekly picture (
), was taken by: IritKA.
Sometimes soaring day ends down like this....
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