The Minnesota Soaring Club is about 100 people of all ages and backgrounds who have joined together to share the joy of soaring flight.


  • Congratulations to Dick Andrews, co-pilot with Barry Jaeger, on their record setting flight May 8th, 2020! They flew from Faribault MN to Covington, TN. Unofficial statistics: 1034 KM (642 SM) with an average speed of 133 KPH (83 MPH).
  • MSC has begun flying operations, weekends and occasional weekdays. We are operating in a limited way, maintaining Covid-19 safety protocols & “social distancing”.  We welcome visitors but are not yet operating as we normally do, particularly with regard to rides and instruction.  MSC Members, please watch your email for further updates.

The podcast Soaring the Sky now has four episodes featuring MSC club members! The pictures below link to the respective episodes.

The Minnesota Soaring Club

We are based at the historic Stanton Airfield, a beautiful airfield perfect for grass-roots flying. Club members fly primarily weekends as weather permits, between April and November. Saturday and Sunday mornings are dedicated to flight instruction, with soaring beginning as conditions improve in the afternoon.

We own three modern fiberglass sailplanes and a Piper Super Cub tow plane. Some members also own their own sailplane, alone or in partnerships. Two of the club sailplanes are two-place, for giving rides and flight instruction, or shared between club members on soaring flights.

Visitors are always welcome!

Please stop by on a weekend and introduce yourself.  See the Location page for directions. For more information about how the club is organized, flight training, and how to get involved, see About MSC.

All By Myself …. photo by Paul B