There are a number of ways that you can experience your first flight with the Welland Gliding Club. All of which are detailed below.
Introduction To Gliding. Approximately 15 minutes of flying instruction, launched either by a 2000 ft aerotow or up to two winch launches. (Launch method will be decided by the Duty Instructor). Cost £75.00
High Flyer. Approximately 20+ minutes of flying instruction, launched either by a 3000 ft aerotow or up to three winch launches. (Launch method will be decided by the Duty Instructor). Cost £95.00
Mile High. An aerotow to 5300ft above the airfield which gives you a height of approximately 1 mile above sea level. The lesson is 30+ minutes long and includes an exclusive WGC Mile High Certificate. Cost £140.00
One Day Course. Pre-flight briefing and instructional flights of either three 2000' aerotows or equivalent winch launches, a personal log book and gliding information. Completion of the course cannot be guaranteed on any one day. Booking lead time of 2 - 3 weeks. Cost £195.00
Fixed Price To Solo. All flying and ground school work required to get you to solo pilot standard. This includes unlimited winch launches and three 2000ft aerotows. Course must be completed within one calendar year. Cost £995.00
Group Flying Evenings If there is a group of 10 or more that would like to make a social event of a trial lesson then a group flying evening is the best option. Done on friday evenings between May and mid September. A winch launch costs £30.00 with a typical flying time of 5 - 10 minutes.
If you are interested in any of our courses or trial lesson experiences then please call us for more details or use our online booking page to book your voucher or course.
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