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In the Northeast Region CAP, all glider operations are centralized under the command of the NER glider program, but the equipment and activities are decentralized to serve members of all the wings in NER.

Glider Activity Sites

The region is home to three glider bases.  

The Activity Coordinator for Farmers Pride is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The Activity Coordinator for Springfield is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The Activity Coordinator for Brunswick is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. These coordinators are available to answer questions about the glider program.

Wing Glider Project Officers (GPO)

Each Wing has appointed a Wing GPO. The Wing GPO coordinates all cadet and senior member participation in the glider program.  Within each wing, contact the following GPOs for more information:

  • Connecticut - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Massachusetts - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Maine - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
  • New Hampshire - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • New Jersey - Col Mike Flynn
  • New York - TBD
  • Pennsylvania - TBD
  • Rhode Island - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Vermont - TBD

Cadet Glider Orientation Flights

For the Northern Division, this Cadet Orientation flights information page will tell you everything you need to know.

If your wing is interested in scheduling glider orientation flights at the VT or ME sites, please visit the Orientation flight registration page

Here's the scoop for the Southern Division (NY, PA, NJ).  These flights take place at Farmers Pride airport in PA.

The wing GPO identifies cadets who need glider orientation flights. This list will include the cadet's name, CAP ID, unit of assignment, syllabus number of remaining glider orientation flights, and date of last ride. The wing GPO coordinates availability of space at the closest activity site with the Northern Division scheduler, and then makes arrangements to transport cadets to the site at the scheduled times. The wing is responsible for transporting the cadets to a glider activity site and for any associated billeting and food costs

Cadet/Senior Flight Instruction

Cadet and senior member glider flight instruction is allowed. Cadet/senior flight instruction is available by individual flight instruction coordinated through your wing project officer and/or the activity site coordinators. Cadet flight training is also available at one of NER's three one-week summer glider academies.

Payment for training flights: The pilot must pay by check for the flight in accordance with the published NER Aircraft Flying Hour Rates. If a commercial tow is used, the pilot will pay the tow operator directly, not the NER.