Welcome to Essex & Suffolk Gliding Club’s new soaring website. We do hope that our fresh offering delivers the information you are looking for quickly and efficiently, whether you are a member of the public looking to experience the thrill of Gliding or a fellow pilot searching for some information. We offer a huge range […]
The BGA Monthly Newsletter for December is now available. A pdf version of this is available here
Gliding Trial Lesson Consist of either two winch launches, or a single winch launch leading to a soaring flight of between 15 and 20 minutes. Time in the air is very dependent on the time of year and the weather conditions at the time of the flight. A full three calendar months’ temporary club membership […]
A quick guide published by the CAA Whether we like it or not, from 2012 new European pilot licensing regulations and medical rules have been changing as new EU legislation comes into force. The CAA have published a quick guide which is intended to give an overview of the impact this new legislation ail have […]
By Vernon Bettle – ESGC’s resident AME This post compliments Den’s post regarding EASA pilot licensing, and the article in the current S&G on LAPL medicals. As I think most of you know, I am a GP and medical examiner for the CAA and have done a number of LAPL pilot medicals – and been […]
The BGA Monthly Newsletter for November is now available. A pdf version of this is available here
ESGC have a structure in place to assist members achieve any necessary privileges before the April 2015 Part-FCL application deadline for Pilot Licensing. We are now scheduling slots for those members who are specifically looking to attain their Bronze Badge and Cross Country Endorsement within the first quarter of 2014, so please don’t hesitate to contact […]
If you are serious about becoming a glider pilot, then why not join ESGC as an adult member for £380 right now, or contact us to talk about other membership options. For safety reasons, all members and visitors who fly with us must meet or exceed certain minimum medical requirements, and be neither too heavy nor too light […]
Why not buy someone a Gliding Experience Flight for Xmas? At just £45.00 this is a perfect last minute gift for a loved one or family member. The lucky recipient will experience an exhilarating winch launch to 2, 000 feet and have the time of their life!
The BGA Monthly Newsletter for October is now available. A pdf version of this is available here
…but not all of our visitors experience this kind of exciting introduction! This video of a Gliding Trial Lesson was filmed by one of our many satisfied customers. Book an experience flight with us now!