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York Gliding Centre

is a friendly gliding club located 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.

Take a trial lesson…

or buy a gift voucher for a friend.

Come on a holiday course…

Complete beginner or up to Bronze C. Bookings now being taken for summer 2019.

Learn to fly…

Start from scratch with our team of expert instructors. We fly every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday – it costs less than you think!

Existing Pilot?

Why not visit us to sample our thermals and explore the Pennine wave.

For more details check out our website York Gliding Centre Website

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Club events and news

2018 Lookback – a Great Year!

With one of the hottest Summers on record it’s certainly been a…

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August 15 – Lots of Club Successes!

Its been a busy summer with several members having badge successes. Dave…

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Winter Wave!

We’ve had a very productive Winter flying season with many members taking…

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A Youngest First Solo!

In January one of our youngest pilots, Owen Glew,  completed his first…

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York Gliding Centre

The Aerodrome,
Rufforth Airfield,
YO23 3NA

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01904 738694
07979 815629


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