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Nationwide Gliding Experience

Nationwide Gliding Experience

Product ID: 13205
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About the experience

Get up in the air with the nationwide Gliding Experience, choose from one of the many gliding clubs across the country to do your experience at. All clubs are BGA approved with experienced and knowledgeable instructors. When you arrive at your chosen gliding club you will be welcomed with a briefing and introduction to the glider and how it works. You will be in the air around 12 - 15 minutes of flying and will see amazing bird's eye views of the countryside down below. You may even get the option to take hold of the controls of the glider while in the air. The experience is suitable for those new to gliding as well as those that have been before. You will learn loads with your session while also having a great time.

  • Voucher valid for glider clubs around the country
  • Enjoy the sensation of silent flight
  • Have a go at the controls during your flight
  • An explanation of glider flight included

Information

  • Enjoy a gliding experience at your choice of location
  • Allow spending an hour on site
  • The opportunity to take the controls during your flight
  • All flights are preceded by a briefing and explanation of glider flight
  • All clubs included in the nationwide gliding experience voucher are BGA approved

Some venues are only open on selected days/months - please see the venue list below for details:

  • Cornwall St Agnes - Perranporth Airfield
    - 30 minute flight in a motorglider
    - Weekdays and weekends throughout the year
  • Devon Honiton - Dunkeswell Aerodrome
    - 30 minute flight in a motorglider
    - Weekdays and weekends throughout the year
  • Essex Sudbury - Ridgewell Airfield
    - 2000ft aerotow with around 20 minutes flight time
    - Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays between April and November
  • Kent Ashford - Squids Gate, Challock
    - 2000ft aerotow with around 20 minutes flight time
    - Flights are usually available on Fridays from April to September
  • Leicestershire Lutterworth - Husbands Bosworth Airfield
    - 30 minute flight in a motorglider
    - 7 days a week between May and October
  • Peterborough Crowland - Crowland Airfield
    - 2000ft aerotow with around 20 minutes flight time
    - Weekends throughout the year
  • North Yorkshire Selby - The Airfield
    - 2000ft aerotow with around 15 minutes flight time
    - Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays

Please Note: Due to popularity, bookings are now being taken for dates from November 2024 onwards. Last updated (02/07/24)

  • Warwickshire Bidford on Avon - Bidford Airport
    - 2000ft aerotow with around 15-20 minutes flight time
    - Saturdays and Sundays throughout the year

  • The individual requirements of each glider club vary
  • General guidelines are maximum height 6ft 2ins, minimum weight 7 stone, a maximum weight of between 15 and 16.2 stone depending on the type of aircraft in use

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