Burt Compton’s Calendar

* Note:  I will participate in out-of-town events marked with an asterisk *, so no glider rides, training or aerotows are available at Marfa on these * marked dates.  

Please send an E-mail to me at marfagliders@aol.com to schedule an appointment to fly and to confirm my travel dates.  (I fly or provide aerotows only by advance appointment.)

Annual Offer — Free Checkrides for FAA Glider Pilot ratings:

Winter -- Spring  FREE CHECKRIDES for qualified students to earn initial or "add-on" FAA glider pilot licenses for Private, Commercial and Flight Instructor (renewal and reinstatement) with me, your FAA Designated Pilot Examiner at Marfa, Texas.   

All of your FAA required solo flights must be accomplished before coming to Marfa for your checkride. (Optional pre-checkride dual training in my ASK-21 sailplane can be scheduled at my regular rates, unchanged since 2010.)  Send me an E-mail to discuss dates and details at:  marfagliders@aol.com

Flying is quite nice in winter at Marfa and I am also available to fly with you (rides and instruction) over the Christmas -- New Year's holidays.  E-mail me at marfagliders@aol.com for details.

September:   Soaring at the historic Wasserkuppe site in Germany?

October 1:  I’ll begin my winter-spring FREE CHECKRIDES offer at Marfa for FAA Glider Pilot certificates and ratings.  I fly year round and winter is a nice time to train for your checkride with me in my new Schleicher ASK-21 glider.

Note:  I will participate in out-of-town events marked with an asterisk *, so no glider rides, training or aerotows are available at Marfa on these * marked dates.  

Please send an E-mail to me at marfagliders@aol.com to schedule an appointment to fly and to confirm my travel dates.  (I fly or provide aerotows only by advance appointment.