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Flying Courses at Kent Gliding Club

To book your Flying Course Phone 01233 740274 on Wed, Sat or Sunday
Flying Courses

  • All tuition at the Club with BGA qualified instructors, whether theoretical or practical, is free.
  • All of our courses include a thorough briefing before and de-briefing after each flight.
  • Questions are encouraged.
  • Knowledge and experience gained are assured.
  • Includes trial membership of the club for one month, during which you can fly at club members' rates. You can extend this for a further two periods of 30 days if you take another flight during the first trial membership period.

Flying Courses at Challock

Half-Day Flying Course

Unsure if you want to learn to fly a glider, a Half-Day course at £145 offers you the opportunity:

  • to widen your experience of the sport beyond a Trial Lesson (which consists of an aerotow launch to 2000 feet).
  • to try both launch methods (an aerotow and a winch launch) employed by the club as well as see how we operate on the ground.

Flying Course at Challock

Day Flying Course

You may not have the time to commit yourself to a full week of training. You may wish to consider a Day course instead at £200. You can enjoy:

  • a full day of instruction.
  • an aerotow launch and three winch launches.
  • a cost effective introduction to gliding.

Flying Courses at Challock

Holiday Flying Courses

These give you an opportunity to:

  • have an enjoyable holiday in a beautiful part of Kent (North Downs AONB)
  • combine the holiday with an intensive week of training along with other people wanting to fly.
  • progress a long way towards going solo (depending on your ability).
  • have a dedicated instructor throughout the week.
  • stay on the airfield in clean, comfortable and cheap accommodation in our clubhouse or in a local bed and breakfast.
  • relax with fellow course members and instructors at the end of the day over a drink in the bar, o talking over the excitement of the day.
  • develop real understanding of the sport and enjoya camaraderie which you will remember a long time into the future.

Cost £765.


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