Black Forest Soaring Society


Lightning and downburst season


April 15, 2017 OLC League competition begins
BFSS finished 7th in 2016 Gold division after a very slow start

FIRST Read the Club Operations Guidelines

Please read the operations guidelines and follow them! These help us run a safe and efficient operation.

Use the Calendar - Check the Ops Duty Calendar and the Qualified Pilots List

Please, read the calendar help for suggestions on use and etiquette. Click here if you forgot your password. Managers use these links to update lists: Manager's update link for Qualified Pilots list, Manager's update link for Ops Duty Calendar .

Club Organization and Committee Roster

Flight Planning

Don't forget to contact the Flight Service Station at 800-WX-BRIEF (1-800-992-7433) for the soaring forecast, most current conditions and TFR's that may have popped up in the area. Quay Snyder has created a form to make it easy to take notes during the call.

Weather Resources -- AWOS at Kelly Airpark (303-648-3479 / 134.375)

Follow the action: Many of our pilots carry a SPOT Messenger and share their live tracks. There is a new world-wide tracking map at

After Flying: Visit the Online Contest