Gliding for Couples

Couples Gliding Experience

Couples’ Gliding Experience Couples’ Gliding Experience flights must be booked in advance. Both participants must be booked for the same date and time. Bookings are available from April to October, normally on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Upon booking you will be advised of the time you should arrive at the airfield, BUT […]

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New ESGC Gliding Website

A Fresh Soaring Website for 2014

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 […]

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Gliding Trial Lesson

Buy Trial Gliding Lessons

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 […]

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Sky Heart

LAPL Medicals & Heart Disease

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 […]

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EASA Pilot Licensing

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 […]

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Club Membership

Become a Gliding Club Member

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 […]

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