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.
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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 and Initial CFI-G by appointment. Email firstname.lastname@example.org and click on this link to a short video of soaring at Marfa, Texas: https://vimeo.com/67137849
- Submitted by Burton Compton