Costs

Trial lessons:

Want a one off flight to enjoy views of Vale of White Horse from the air, or to experience gliding before deciding whether to join the club as a full member? See the Contact Us page for more details.

 



Special Offer for New Members!  Enjoy a reduced membership rate of £210, including your first six aerotow launches, making your first years' membership effectively just £30.  Visit on any flying day or contact us for further details. 


 

Membership (applies from 1st April 2017)

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Joining Fee:                           None.

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Full flying membership:           £336 per year. 

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Family (husband/wife):           As above, 50% for 2nd member.

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Associate membership:           £25 per year.
    (non flying).

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Junior/Student membership:  £100 per year.
    (Minimum age 14 years. Payment due April or September).

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Reciprocal membership:          £5 per day (FREE if your home club would not charge a reciprical fee for our members).
    (10 days maximum in any year, must show current membership).

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Members guest fee:                 £5 per occasion.
    (Paid by member, limited use).

 

Launches

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2000 foot aerotow: £30.00. (Junior members £25)

(+/- £1 per 100ft, min 1500ft charge)

Club Glider Flying Fees

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£21.00 per hour (35p/minute), free instruction. Charge capped at 2 hours, flights over 40 mins by prior arrangement. (Junior airtime no charge)

Rallye (including retrieves)

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£100 per hour.
Based on Hobbs readings (payable to Les Clark). Approved airfields only.

Facilities Fees

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Private glider facility (includes trailer parking) - £160 per annum.

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Motor glider & T-hanger facility (includes trailer parking) - £720 per annum.

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Hangars - £250 per glider inc trailer fee.

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Aircraft parking - £60 per month (powered aircraft not based at club)