Ulster Gliding Centre,
the only gliding facility in Northern Ireland, operated by The Ulster Gliding Club Ltd.
Number NI 006828. Incorporated in N.I. Registered office at
PFS & Partners Ltd.,
16 Main Street,
Limavady, BT49 0EU.


'Flying Start' one-day course

One-day training courses are generally available by prior arrangement on Saturday, Sunday or on other days as mutually agreed. The course will be on a one-to-one basis with a qualified gliding instructor and will include 3 instructional flights in a two-seat dual-control glider. The trainee will be shown how the controls work in flight and will have a good opportunity to handle the controls under the watchful eye of the instructor. In addition, the courses will cover ground handling of the glider together and an introduction other topics as appropriate.

Participants will receive a pilots' log book to record their flying progress. The course will commence at 0930 hrs and end at 1700 hrs. Meals are not included. We regret that there is no on-site catering provided however tea making and cooking facilities are available in the visitor centre. Participants should bring a pack lunch and may make use of the dining tables in the visitor centre or the picnic tables provided immediately outside the Visitor Centre.

Price - 195. Book and pay in advance. The price includes three months membership that will commence on the date of the first lesson. In the event that bad weather seriously curtails or prevents course flying, a pro-rata or full refund will be made. During the remainder of the three months membership, further lessons will be charged at £35 for adults or £27.50 for juniors.

To Book/Pay - call the club mobile on 07709 808276.