ASA, Inc. is a non-profit organization founded to encourage the design, development and safe use of self-launching and sustainer engine sailplanes to advance the art of soaring by promoting:

  • Participation in World, National, and Regional championships
  • Mutual exchange of safe flying procedures, servicing, repair and maintenance information
  • The establishment of Soaring Records
  • The development of friendly relations between U.S. and foreign pilots who fly self-launching and sustainer engine sailplanes

Membership Information

Membership is open to anyone interested in powered sailplanes. A newsletter is published bi-monthly in electronic form (PDF file). Back issues are available from Newsletter,


All members, regardless of country: $20 - 1 year; $38 - 2 year; $55 - 3 year

To join the ASA or renew your membership, please go to the Dues Payment page.

Note: the Dues Payment page allows you to pay in many different currencies, using PayPal to process credit cards or using your PayPal account.

If you have questions, please contact the membership chairman:


ASA, Inc.
c/o Russ Owens
Membership Chairman
10761 Brookview Lane
San Diego, CA 92131

Ph: 858-566-7717