Come fly with us!


Welcome to the South Bay Soaring Society web site

The South Bay Soaring Society (SBSS) is a radio controlled glider club based in San Jose, CA. We have access to flying sites in San Jose, Hollister, Fremont and Los Banos. The club is involved in slope soaring, thermal duration, aero-tow and scale soaring. A 501 (c) (7) Non Profit Organization


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Club meetings are usually held on the second Wednesday of each month.  Always check the newsletter or the Calendar for the latest on meeting dates and locations. The business meeting will start at 6:30 PM and general meeting starts at 7:15PM. Interested parties are welcome to attend.


Free R/C sailplane instruction available to all.  We bring the plane and radio.  No experience necessary.  For more information contact Noel.


SBSS sponsors outreach events to encourage interest in soaring to children and young adults.



Noel demonstrating model aviation to Daisy CDC School in Oakland as part of the Outreach Program