Fees

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
Winch£20
Aerotow£40 to 2000 feet
Membership Fees
Full membership,
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
Service dependants
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
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)
Associate Membership




£250
£250 per year
Members Guest / BGA Visitor£15 per week
Social£30
Launch Fees
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