Welcome to Andreas Gliding Club

Gliding is a recreational activity and competitive air sport in which pilots fly unpowered aircraft known as gliders or sailplanes. The sport is clean and environmentally friendly using only thermal energy provided by the sun either directly from the heating of the ground or indirectly by the winds that pass over hills and mountains to remain airborne. The word soaring is also used for the sport which has its origins in the 1920s.

Great distances can be flown, flights of over 300km are regularly achieved in the UK with heights in excess of 30,000ft possible, all without and engine but by the skilful use of the energy that nature provides.

When we restart operations come and experience silent flight. You won't forget it.


16th February 2022 - Covid 19 (Omicron) Update

A BGA inspector was with us in October and so we now have legal aircraft again. Covid Omicron hasn't helped. Now Omicron is better understood we are now looking to arrange Flight Examiner visits to re certify our instructors. For more a more detailed situation update please see our Facebook page below for further details or click here if the Facebook Newsfeed is delayed - Andreas Gliding Club

We'll be back - but it's going to be different!

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