The “National Landmark of Soaring” Program was established on 24 May 1980. The guidelines were approved sometime thereafter (17 Oct 1981?) and published in NSM Quarterly (vol 4 no 3 1981), in conjunction with the report of the National Landmark of Soaring No.1 at Cape Cod. The guidelines were revised and approved by the Board of Trustees on 4 March 1993 and updated again in January 2006.
Purpose: To identify and memorialize sites, individuals, or historic events related to the national history of motorless flight; and in the process collect, preserve and interpret documents and materials related to each approved Landmark. Click on each Landmark site to see photos and read articles relating to that site.
Note: The National Soaring Museum offers many of the commemorative Landmark of Soaring souvenir envelopes for sale in the Windrider Gift Shop.