Memberships

Aero Club Albatross (ACA) is a flying and social club. ACA has three forms of membership. Full Members, Student Members and Associate Members. Full Members are licensed pilots who fly our gliders. Student Members are student glider pilots who have not yet received their license. Associate Members are non-pilots who enjoy our social events and fly with us as passengers. All members are also required to be SSA members.

If you want to become a member of ACA click HERE for the Membership Applications and Liability Waiver forms. Just fill them out and come to a meeting or contact us.

Dues

Annual dues are collected by April 1st.

Associate Members Dues
ACA Dues $66
SSA Dues $64

Full & Student Members Dues
ACA Dues – $66
SSA Dues – $64
Flight Fees – $372 if you do not own a glider yourself.
—or—– $186 if you own a glider or are 1/2 owner.
—or—– $248 if you are a 1/3 owner of a glider.
—or—– $279 if you are a 1/4 owner of a glider.
—or—– $89 if you are a student 22 years or younger.

There is also a one time initiation fee of $600 which can be paid over a 4 year term.Tows are paid to the commercial operation Jersey Ridge Soaring per flight. They can range between $30 and $60 per tow, depending on altitude. In short, if you do not own a glider, your first 4 years of membership will cost $652 per year and $502 per year after that. This is for unlimited flying. Of course dues can go up based on the club’s cost of insurance, tie downs, and maintenance.

Monthly Meetings

ACA holds monthly meetings on the third Thursday of each month. The Board of Directors meet at 7 PM and the general membership meeting starts at 8 PM. All members and guests are always welcome. The post serves soft drinks and adult refreshments.

Meeting Location

The meetings are held on the third Thursday of every month at the American Legion, 9 Legion Place, Denville, NJ. (973) 627-8237.From the West: Rt. 80 to Denville exit, thru the light, go 200 yards and make a right turn on Legion Place (between Sunoco station and Dunkin Donuts) road dead ends in Legion parking lot. Go around back and down the stairs to the bar. From the East: Rt 46 to Savage Road, left turn at stop sign, left at light, right on Legion Road. You use Savage Road, in effect, as a jug handle to reverse direction on 46.