Gliding is one of the most affordable ways to fly, and Gliding instruction is provided free of charge by our highly qualified BGA instructors.
There are excellent discounts available for service members and anyone under 21.
Information correct as of April 2022.
|Trial Lesson Package|
|(includes 2 months Trial Membership and either 2 winch launches or 1 aerotow. Max flight time 30 mins.)||£80|
|Additional Launches during Trial Membership|
|Aerotow||£40 to 2000 feet|
All serving personnel of HM Forces (including reserves).
Personnel of Commonwealth and Allied Forces during any period they are serving under UK command.
|£120 per year|
|Entitled user membership|
MOD civil servants
Members of RAF volunteer Reserves, University air squadrons, the Air Training Corps, the Combined Cadet force, and other Cadet forces.
Employees of civilian contractors working permanently on the Defence Estate.
HM Forces veterans
|£250 per year|
|Junior membership (Age 16-25)||£50 per year|
Associate membership is open to civilians who offer their services as instructors or who provide genuine specialist expertise and equipment for general use by full members.
Probationary (Six Months)
£250 per year
|Members Guest / BGA Visitor||£15 per week|
|Winch Launch (RAFGSA Glider)||£6.50|
|Winch Launch (other Glider)||£8.50|
|Club Member Aerotow||£22.50 to 2000 feet|
|Other Member Aerotow||£25 to 2000 feet|
|Members Guest – Winch Launch||£8.50|
|Private Glider Fee||£100 for full year|