“Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.”Leonardo da Vinci
The Oral air club was opened in 1937 and has a rich history, eminent students and entire sports dynasties of paratroopers and pilots of small aircraft. Initially, the flying club worked as a base for training cadets for admission to the flight school, and later - for the front of the Great Patriotic War. Heroes of the Great Patriotic War Khiuaz Dospanova and Leonid Beda once trained here. After the war, in 1956, a glider station was formed here, where paratroopers and glider pilots were trained, and they underwent full-fledged training.