Gliding Courses

One of the best places to Glide in the UK

Our BGA qualified instructors will provide high quality training. So you can learn quickly and efficiently or move on to your next Gliding Milestone.

Get a great start to your year with a 5 Day Course 

Our 5 day Gliding Course will give you a great start to your Gliding goals this year. We will discuss your goals for the course with you to get the best results for you. 

We aim for two aerotows on the first day and up to 5 winch launches per day after that depending on weather conditions and your needs. 

Ground school and briefings to fit in with the syllabus and any poor weather conditions. 

25% discount on the first year of full membership if you choose the join the Club as a full member after the course. Any agreed additional flying after the course flying credit has been depleted will be charged at members rates. 

We are subject to the weather and if we cannot fly we can re-schedule any lost days of your course and/or use the simulator to ensure no loss of flight time. 

The full cost of our 5 day course for Adults is £500, £425 for 18-25 yrs Juniors & £375 14-18 yrs Juniors.

All Ground School and Briefings included.

A dedicated BGA qualified instructor and  two seat training glider.  (maximum of 2 students per course)

Pilots Log Book & ‘Passenger to Pilot’ books included, these will be sent to you soon after we receive your deposit.

Fly with our Instructors, instruction is included for all our members & course attendees.

1 Day Courses

A 1 day Gliding Course gives you the opportunity to focus on an aspect of your Gliding. We will discuss your goals for the course with you to get the best results for you.

There can be some ground school and briefings that will get you ready to make the best use of your time in the air.

The full cost of our 1 day course is £200.

A dedicated BGA qualified instructor and modern two seat training glider.  (maximum of 2 students per course)

2 Aerotow Launches with our Tugs. Aerotowing gives you the chance to hone you skills in a controlled and reliable way. 

2 Winch Launches, instruction is included for all our members & coure attendees.

Perkoz

The newest addition to the BGC  training fleet. With a gliding performance that rivals advanced single-seat gliders it is capable of  cross country flying and it’s impressive handling characteristics means it is also used for aerobatic training.

ASK-21

This German-built training glider is known for it’s gentle handling characteristics making it ideal for those at the early stages of learning to fly. It’s high tolerances mean it can also be used for aerobatic training.

Ka-8 (JGB)

These vintage gliders are made from wood and canvas. With light controls and gentle characteristics, they are perfect for early-solo pilots. Always a pleasure to fly.

Falke MotorGlider

Our Motor Glider is still an economical way of getting time in the air and also is good fun to fly.

Astir

Ideal for post-solo pilots who wish start cross country flying. A Standard Class Sailplane, the
large wing area gives good low speed handling characteristics. 

Pirat

A great option for solo pilots wanting to soend as much time in the air even during challenging conditions. 

Ka-8 (JNN)

These vintage gliders are made from wood and canvas. With light controls and gentle characteristics, they are perfect for early-solo pilots. Always a pleasure to fly.

ASK-13

From basic training, through your advanced pre-solo training, then onto going solo and some great local flying - the K13 has a special place in our hearts.

Your Training

Our Facilities

A full range of training is available for complete beginners through to those looking for more advanced Gliding and Soaring training. 

Our knowledge, gliders, tugs and winch are all available to help you get the best from your course.

Ready to Book Your Place?

We have 1 & 5 day courses running from April through to August. 

You can book your place using the Book a Course links above or if you you have any questions you can get in touch with us.

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