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Phone: 01904 738694

York Gliding Centre

is a friendly gliding club located at Rufforth airfield just outside the historic city of York.
Whether you are an experienced pilot looking to visit, someone wishing to take up the sport, or just wanting to try it, we have something for you.

Upcoming Courses

New 2019 Dates

We are running week-long holiday courses for beginners and improvers on the following dates in 2019:

15th April to 19th April 2019
17th June to 21st June 2019
5th August to 9th August 2019

Contact Ken Foster (Course Co-ordinator) on 07803 044 726 for more information and to book a place.

Club Video

The club has produced a video to give a flavour of what learning to fly with us is like

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Take a trial lesson....

or buy a gift voucher for one and give it to a friend.

Our trial lessons start at £90 for a glider flight of 20-30 minutes or 30 minutes in a motor glider. All vouchers come with three months full membership of the club during which you can take more flights at club rates.

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Come on a holiday course..

Complete beginner or up to Bronze C. Contact us for further information..

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Learn to fly

It costs less than you think.

Start from scratch with our team of expert instructors.

Venture motor glider

NPPL training

Conversions available for glider, microlight or gyrocopter pilots, or learn from scratch.

Glider tow into wave

Pilot already? visit us.

Explore the Pennine wave. Sample the thermals.

York Gliding Centre
YO23 3NA
01904 738694