Bannerdown Crest

Please find the details of our return to flying here for current club members only. A brief summary is below.

At Bannerdown, any flying is at the discretion of the CFI, DCFI or duty full cat on the day in question.

Before flying everyone MUST read the BGA document “Managing Flying Risk”.

All communal areas must be avoided; so minimal masked people on the bus, only one person at a time in the kitchen as per the signage.

We will continue with the before flying briefing at the bus/clubhouse at 09:30 - please feel free to arrive before this to start setting up the field as you would normally. If you miss the briefing please ensure that you speak to the duty instructor to gain any key messages that were given before doing anything else!

Welcome to Bannerdown Gliding Club

We operate from Keevil airfield, which is situated in Wiltshire between Devizes and Westbury. We are an RAF GSA Gliding Club, affiliated with RAF Brize Norton. We welcome personnel from all areas of the armed services, as well as non service people whether you have flying experience or not.

All pilots planning to arrive by air please make note the airfield is 'PPR' and you must follow the guidelines detailed on our location webpage.

Bannerdown Gliding Club is situated just north of the Westbury White Horse ridge which allows for great soaring conditions. This provides excellent opportunities from both the ridge and for thermals. Quite often the local hills produce beautifully smooth wave lift!

Looking for a new challenge for 2022?
Learn to Fly with Bannerdown Gliding Club!

Keevil airfield is a large and safe environment for training. It offers opportunities for trial lessons on an individual or group basis. Our 'Trial Lesson' vouchers make great gifts! For more information please view the Lessons Section. Our FAQ page is also helpful.

Under 21?
Junior Membership at Bannerdown only costs £50 per year!
If you are between 14 and 21, and in full time education, you can learn to glide
on a Junior Membership with Bannderdown Gliding Club.
Take Control - Trial Lesson £60
Take Control - Group Evenings