ULSTER GLIDING CENTRE

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.

 

Two-day course

Two-day training courses are arranged according to demand and are normally held on Thursdays and Fridays however other arrangements can be made. The course shall comprise a maximum of three trainees and over the two days each will have 5 instructional flights with a qualified gliding instructor 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 course will cover all aspects of ground handling together with an introduction to 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 each day.

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.

Accommodation is not included but B&B and guest house accommodation is available nearby at very reasonable prices. There is no extra charge for course members who wish to camp/caravan on site during the course (subject to availability). Toilets, showers and drinking water are available.

Price - 295. 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.

Planned course dates

21/22nd July 2016
17/18th September 2016

Other dates by agreement.

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