The thrill of gliding

Satisfy your thrill seeker appetite

…in our fleet of modern gliders! You’ve come to the right place if you really want to experience the sport of gliding. We have a variety of different courses and lessons that are designed to tick every box. Speak to us about a course that suits your needs!

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The grid mid morning

Great day for flying at ESGC

Saturday 30th of May was a great day for flying. We launched 72 gliders and many pilots took on cross country tasks including a successful 500 km flight. People started to rig their gliders early in the morning and we had the first launch at around 9 am. All day long the airfield was busy […]

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Fifty years first solo flight

Having a grand total of 1 hour and 50 minutes flying time in his log book, on the 23rd of May 1965, Paul Robinson made his first solo flight in a Kirby Cadet Mk.III . To celebrate the 50th anniversary of this milestone Paul took the Club Chairman, Bob Godden, for an aerobatic flight on […]

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Gliding for Families

Buy Family Gliding Experience

Families’ Gliding Experience A Families’ Gliding Experience consists of a single winch launch for each four people leading to soaring flights of approximately 8 to 10 minutes. This is aimed primarily at giving a family group an insight into gliding, but the group may comprise family members and/or friends. Time in the air is very […]

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