Tel : 01233 740274
Kent Gliding Club has a range of trial Lessons and courses to suit all individuals. You can experience a glider flight via our popular trial lessons at a weekend, or spend a day with us getting a more in depth feel for gliding during the week.
Should you wish to continue learning to glide after your trial lesson or day course, you can within a month of your flight enrol as a full club member or enter our go for solo programme, with a £50 discount following a trial flight or half day course and a £100 discount following a day course.
Trial Lessons - weekends only.
One 2000ft aerotow with up to 20 minutes of soaring.
£95 If two purchased together
£90 if three or more purchased together
Half Day Flying Course - weekdays only.
One 2000ft aerotow & one winch launch, with up to 30 minutes of soaring.
One Day Flying Course - weekdays only.
Up to 90 minutes of soaring with the equivalent of one 2000ft aerotow & 5 winch launches
Week (Holiday) Flying Course - weekdays only.
Up to 3 aerotows and 20 winch launches, giving up to 7.5 hours of soaring.
Free accommodation for the week.
Go for Solo assessment flights.
One 2000ft aerowtw & on winch launch
|£135 (deducted from cost of full course)|
Fixed price to solo course - weekends and wednesdays only.
Membership of club for a year and up to 60 winch launches and 5 aerotows until the pupil goes solo.
The following are the prices to become a club member.
|Flying membership – full year or pro rata||£460|
|Junior Member Under 18 or FTE||£50|
|Junior Member (18 - 25)||£120|
|Reciprocal maximum 7 days per year||£6 per day|
|Affordable Flying Membership per year See Affordability Policy for details....||£520|
The following are the prices to fly at Challock (Kent Gliding Club), temporary membership allows you to fly at these rates.
|Flying Instruction (Sun, Sat, Wed)||Free|
|Winch Launch||£7.90 (£6.35 before 11am)|
|Simulated launch failure||£3.55|
|Aerotow – 2000ft||£30|
|Soaring fees – 2 seat club gliders||£0.46 per min (£27.60/hr)|
|Soaring fees – single seat club gliders||£0.38 per min (£22.80/hr)|
|Members' 1 Day Flying Course||£100.00|