The Alberta Soaring Council was incorporated on May 2, 1966 under the Alberta Societies Act.
THE PURPOSE OF THE ALBERTA SOARING COUNCIL, as stated in the association bylaws, is to encourage and promote the sport of soaring and gliding and such other recreational activities as may be in its interest. This purpose is accomplished by activities including (but not restricted to) the following:
Jason is a SAC Class 1 Instructor and Chief Flying Instructor at the Edmonton Soaring Club. He received his glider and power pilot licenses through the Air Cadet program and was active with the Air Cadet Regional Gliding School before joining ESC in 2009. Jason has been flying gliders for more than 30 years!
Ray started gliding in 2010. Since then he has pursued his interest in cross country flying and has flown in many competitions. Ray is the fleet manager at the Edmonton Soaring Club and has his SAC instructors class 2 licence. Ray and his wife Lauren are retired and love to camp at the soaring clubs throughout the season. Lauren is usually Ray's ground crew for his cross country flights.
George began flying gliders since the mid 70s with the then high performance Blanik LT-13. When not dropping in on farmers, he helps out with field and equipment maintenance and LSC and the ASC Executive.