ChicagoLand Glider Council 


Charter Sites
Youth Grant


The ChicagoLand Glider Council (CLGC) was established in 1938 to help promote and preserve the sport of soaring within a 150 mile radius of Chicago
Click here for Historical Information about the Council

CLGC Officers:

President - Aaron Scicluna (SSI)

Vice President - Jim Murray (WCSA)

Treasurer - Jeff Mack (CGC)

Secretary - John DeRosa (SSI)

Webmaster - John DeRosa (SSI)

2019 CLGC Midwest Soaring
& Safety Seminar

9th Bi-Annual Event!

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Click HERE for full details

Past Seminar Presentation Files

Venue: Seigle Auditorium, Elgin Community College

CLGC Youth Grant

Congratulations to the
2018 Primary Grant Awardee
Lauren Ho!!

Applications for the Youth Grant are

Find the Application and Instructions HERE!

The application Deadline is March 31 of the grant year

The grantee will be announced during the
April Council meeting

Join the CLGC!

Have you paid your
Yearly CLGC dues yet?

Click Here to Download the
Membership & Renewal Form

Note: If you belong to one of CLGC's "host" clubs (Chicago Glider Club, Sky Soaring Glider Club and Windy City Soaring Association),
your CLGC dues are paid as part of your club's dues!

Thank you for your continued support!



Meeting Schedule & Directions

New CLGC Mail Groups!

Beginning in January of 2019 all emails to our membership will be solely sent via the ChicagoLand Glider Council's electronic mail groups (Google and Yahoo). This change will allow you to control how you would like to receive the Council's emails, meeting notices, newsletters, etc.

All mail will be sent to both groups. You can sign up for either group, whichever is easiest for you. Use one of the two methods shown below to sign up for the group of your choice;

  • Google Group - Go to this web page and enter your personal email address information. Help on joining the group can be found here.
  • Yahoo Group - Go to this web page, then click on the "+Join Group" button, and enter your personal email address information. Help on joining the group can be found here.
Note that at this time this is a one-way-only mail distribution from the CLGC board to the CLGC membership. Thank You!

Contact with any issues.

Meeting Schedule & Directions

Upcoming Events
CLGC Monthly Meetings are 7:30PM on the third Monday
of each month (November - April) unless otherwise noted.

  • Monday, December 17, 2018 - Monthly CLGC Membership Meeting
  • Monday, January 21, 2019 - Monthly CLGC Membership Meeting
  • Monday, January 26, 2019 - 99's Conference
  • Saturday, February 23, 2019 - CLGC All-Day Seminar
  • Monday, March 18, 2019 - Monthly CLGC Membership Meeting
  • Monday, April 15, 2019 - Monthly CLGC Membership Meeting
  • May 12-18, 2019 - Region 7 Contest, Albert Lea, MN

Next Meeting
Monday, Nov 19, 2018
at 7:30PM
Schaumburg Regional Airport
Downstairs Conference Room

(Click for directions)

Meeting Topic
Parowan Utah

Speaker: Herb Kilian


  • Preparation and planning of a 1000 km flight
  • Weather forecasting and knowledge of local lift lines
  • Wildfires in the area trigger TFR's, how to deal with them
  • Description of a long (1045 km) and a fast flight (800 km, 109 mph).
  • Oxygen emergency on the 1000k flight and how to deal with it.
  • Remarks on other famous nearby soaring sites (Nephi and Ely, NV).

Please Note: Meeting topic may change without notice.

CLGC Classified Advertisements

See the latest issue of the CLGC Newsletter for classified details.

"The Air Bubble"
Newsletter Archive

(2001 to Date)

Presentations for Downloading

- Past Monthly Meetings -
- Past Seminars -

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