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The S.W. Soaring Museum and City of Moriarty welcomes you

Welcoming new and old friends alike!

Moriarty is a favorite stop for thousands of people as they travel Historic Route 66 through New Mexico, America’s Land of Enchantment. Because of its convenient central location, Moriarty is truly the “Crossroads of Opportunity,” particularly the opportunity to experience a vast array of history and entertainment.

Book a discovery flight!

Merlin Aviation offers an exciting experience with glider rides in their SZD Puchacz glider. Their services include three different types of rides: fifteen, thirty, and forty-five minute options. Additionally, Merlin Aviation provides glider training and tows for both local and visiting pilots.  Call or Whatsapp today!  Phone: (505) 226-5556 

Join a Club!

Albuquerque Soaring Club (ASC), established in 1960 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is currently headquartered at Moriarty Airport, Moriarty, New Mexico in the heart of the Estancia Valley, 35 miles east of Albuquerque. The club has approximately 80 active members, owns a Piper Pawnee tow plane, three club ships including a Grob 103, a Schweizer 1-26E, and a Libelle 201. To find out more about ASC visit the webpage at:

Seeing the World from a New Perspective

To fly as the hawk and eagle has been mankind’s dream for centuries. Modern sailplanes make soaring flight possible, and with them humans can fly higher, faster, and farther than the greatest of birds, using only an invisible force of nature to stay aloft. The sport is called “soaring” and to pilot as well as spectator, it has universal appeal. The terms gliding and soaring are used interchangeably. There are many soaring sites in the United States. Visit one and you are likely to find the pilots are men, women, and young people whose experience in sailplane flying may vary greatly, but who share a common bond in being participants in one of the world’s most satisfying and exhilarating sports. How else, within an hour or so of your home, can you become Columbus or Magellan, exploring the unknown?  Learn more at:

We look forward to your visit!

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