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Thermal Gliding Field, Mountainaire AZ

The thermal flying field is located 5 miles south of Flagstaff. Drive south on I-17 and take the Mountainaire exit (#333). Drive East on Mountainaire Road, E. Kiowa and Comanche Road to Mountainaire Meadow

The Glider Pilots of the Flagstaff Flyers meet Sunday morning. Visitors are welcome.


Map of Thermal Flying site at Moutainaire


Soaring in the Pines 2004

Sunday August 31, 2008, Soaring In The Pines Thermal Contest

Presented by The Flagstaff Flyers

  • Held at Mountaineer Meadow (see map)
  • Event Starts at 9:00 a.m. and ends at Noon
  • Best of 3 - 20 minute flights in a 3 hour window
  • Fly-off in case of tie
  • Prize for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd
  • $10.00 entry fee
  • Glider event, bring high start if you have one


Flagstaff Flyers Radio Control Airplane Club • PO Box 31251 • Flagstaff, Arizona  86003
Charter member of the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) and District X, Charter Number 2456
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