Gliding

Ever thought of surfing the air currents thousands of feet above the ground, or flying hundreds of miles across country in a day? Or putting a glider through an aerobatic routine?

Flying a glider is not difficult – If you are capable of driving a car you can be trained to fly a glider.Gliders can fly as high as airliners, can fly hundreds of miles across country, and are aerobatic.

The members and instructors of the Dorset Gliding Club will be delighted to talk to you and show you round; Tea, coffee, cold drinks and toilet facilities are available at the clubhouse.

They are a friendly club and welcome visitors and new members. The club fly most weekends and occasional days in the summer. The club is affiliated to the British Gliding Association (BGA).

Visiting glider pilots intending to fly their own glider from the field, please telephone the CFI – Peter Molloy on 01772 329081 (home) or 01722 434330 (work) in advance.

During the summer on flight days, Dorset Resort guests can book speical taster flights.

Note: The maximum weight of the passenger is about 220 lbs, or 100 kgs

For more information at weekends call the club on 01929 405599. During the week call Carol on 01305 269733 (evenings).