Vintage & Classic Sailplane Camp

October 12-28, 2018, Vintage Classic Sailplane Camp — Marfa Gliders Soaring Center, at Marfa Municipal Airport, Marfa, TX. Burt Compton invites you to bring your colorful vintage or classic sailplanes to historic Marfa.

Marfa was the site of the 1969 soaring film The Sun Ship Game and is the 15th National Landmark of Soaring. Located in southwest TX near the scenic Davis Mountains and Big Bend National Park, Marfa is a destination for artists, writers, musicians, and soaring enthusiasts. Excellent hotels, restaurants, and BBQs in “Burt’s Backyard.” Take a flight with me in my convertible ASK-13 “Cabriolet” with the open canopies. Leather helmets provided! Make the drive to Marfa or fly airlines to El Paso, TX. RSVP! Contact: Burt Compton at

September 14, 2018 SSA eNews