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Saturday - Saturday, Mar 26, 2022 - Apr 9, 2022

Spring Fling Vintage/Classic Sailplane Rally, MARFA, TX

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Marfa Gliders Soaring Center (MRF), MARFA, TX

Since 1960, the exceptional thermal soaring weather of southwest Texas near the scenic Davis Mountains and Big Bend National Park has attracted gliding enthusiasts from around the world. Site of the 1970 World Soaring Contest, first in the USA and dedicated as a National Landmark of Soaring in 2008.

Enjoy an introductory glider flight or lesson with Burton Compton, Master Flight Instructor and FAA Designated Pilot Examiner for all glider ratings including Private, Commercial, CFI-G renewals and Initial CFI-G by appointment. E-mail marfagliders@aol.com and click on this link to a short video of soaring at Marfa, Texas: https://vimeo.com/67137849

Contact: Burton Compton
Website: http://www.flygliders.com

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Marfa Muni (MRF)
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Latitude: 30-22-16.0000N
Longitude: 104-01-03.1000W
Elevation: 4848
Fuel: 100LL Jet-A
CTAF: 122.8
Unicom: 122.8
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Nearby Public Airports: (75 mile radius)
ID Name City/State/Use Chart Name Distance
E38 Alpine-Casparis Muni Alpine, TX
El Paso 20 miles
PRS Presidio Lely Intl Presidio, TX
El Paso 55 miles
3T9 Big Bend Ranch State Park Presidio, TX
El Paso 62 miles
VHN Culberson County Van Horn, TX
El Paso 66 miles
1E2 Terlingua Ranch Alpine, TX
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