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Gliding Day Course in Dartmoor

Gliding Day Course in Dartmoor

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About the experience

For those gliding enthusiasts based in Devon or the South West of England, this day’s gliding course above Dartmoor will surely appeal! Hosted at Brentor Airfield near Tavistock in Devon, this friendly small gliding club will offer you a full and comprehensive day’s gliding experience, as you take flight over a series of six sessions, offering the most amount of flying time possible whilst giving you plenty of opportunities to take control of the glider, so it’s a fully hands-on experience, with your flight operated by winch tow. Plus you’ll also be taken through the numerous procedures relating to gliding. And upon completion of your day’s course, you’ll take home a certificate and your completed training record!

  • Gliding club at Brentor Airfield near Tavistock
  • Stunning views of Dartmoor as you glide
  • Day course gives you a total of six glider flights
  • A friendly, professional set up in South Devon

  • A gliding lesson over Dartmoor
  • Experience powerless flight with a fully qualified instructor
  • All experiences start with a pre-flight briefing and safety checks
  • 6 winch launches with a qualified BGA instructor
  • You will gain a good understanding and knowledge of flying techniques
  • Learn about procedures including log keeping and signalling, cable retrieve procedures and winch driving
  • Receive a completed training record and certificate
  • 3 months free membership to the gliding school allowing you to fly as often as you like at membership rates


  • Saturdays and Sundays throughout the year
  • Dates and session times are subject to availability and weather conditions
  • Day courses run from 9:00 to 17:00 with a break for lunch
  • Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided in the clubhouse
  • Participants of the one day course are advised to bring along a packed lunch

  • Maximum height 6ft 3 inches
  • Maximum weight 16 stone
  • Participants are required to declare they have no medical conditions that would stop them from flying
  • Warm clothing and sturdy footwear in recommended
  • Spectators are welcome


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