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Adding a Touring Motor Glider (TMG) class rating to your pilots licences
Here at Flight Training UK, we LOVE Motor Gliders, they are such great fun, great value and offer new and exciting opportunities to expand your flying To add a TMG class rating to your LAPL or PPL is really simple, its as easy as 1-2-3. Step 1: Complete our training course, ideally over a 1…
Last Updated:
12-12-2023
Location:
Bournemouth Airport
Europe
England
Dorset
South West
UK
One Hour with a Flilght Instructor, on AvPay
Do you need to do your "Biennial" 1hr flight with an instructor? are you bored or tired of just doing the "same old thing"?.....Then you have come to the right place!
Last Updated:
12-12-2023
Location:
Bournemouth Airport
Europe
England
Dorset
South West
UK
Cross Country Endorsement on AvPay
The qualifying requirements for the Cross Country endorsement are described in the publication ‘BGA Gliding Certificate and Endorsements’ In summary, to qualify the applicant has to demonstrate his or her ability to soar, to navigate effectively, and to select and fly an approach into a suitable field.
Last Updated:
12-12-2023
Location:
Bournemouth Airport
Europe
England
Dorset
South West
UK
Adding a TMG Extension on to a Sailplane Pilots Licence (SPL)
If you hold a Sailplane Pilots Licence (SPL) you can add a Touring Motor Glider extension to that licence.
Last Updated:
12-12-2023
Location:
Bournemouth Airport
Europe
England
Dorset
South West
UK
Gliding Courses At Aero Club di Rieti On AvPay
Courses carried out by qualified instructors in accordance with EASA regulations. Theory lessons are held at the Aeroclub briefing room, while ASK21 two-seater gliders are used for flight activities.
Last Updated:
05-09-2023
Company / Seller:
Location:
Europe
Rieti
Italy
Powered Flight Courses At Aero Club di Rieti On AvPay
The courses are carried out by qualified instructors in accordance with EASA FCL regulations. Theory lessons are held at the Aero Club briefing room while for flight activities are used aircraft classified school PA-28; ROBIN DR 400; Aerobat C150.
Last Updated:
05-09-2023
Company / Seller:
Location:
Europe
Rieti
Italy
VDS Flight School At Aero Club di Rieti
The VDS school operates at Rieti Airport (LIQN) every day of the week, except Mondays. The instructors, in addition to the VDS activity, have an uninterrupted ten-year activity for the issuance of the license (SPL) on glider & aircraft (PPL).
Last Updated:
05-09-2023
Company / Seller:
Location:
Europe
Rieti
Italy
Aeromodelling At Aero Club di Rieti on AvPay
Dedicated section to aeromodelling that includes aeromodelling courses & model aircraft instructors.
Last Updated:
05-09-2023
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Location:
Europe
Rieti
Italy
Introduction to Gliding At Midland Gliding Club On AvPay
If you are considering taking up gliding & would like an easy way to experience what gliding & the Midland Gliding Club is all about, this one day course is the ideal choice.
Last Updated:
05-01-2023
Company / Seller:
Location:
Church Stretton
Europe
England
Shropshire
West Midlands (County)
UK
Introductory Membership With Midlands Gliding Club On AvPay
If you have decided to take up the exhilarating sport of gliding, this is the best choice for you. It provides a one-day Introduction to Gliding & Membership course & a full year’s membership.
Last Updated:
05-01-2023
Company / Seller:
Location:
Church Stretton
Europe
England
Shropshire
West Midlands (County)
UK
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Gliding Clubs on AvPay
AvPay has a range of Gliding Clubs in the US, Europe, Australia, South Africa and throughout the world. Contact Gliding Clubs directly on AvPay to compare prices through the Aviation Directories here: https://avpay.aero/directory/

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Gliding Club Services can be booked and paid for through AvPay. Gliding Clubs are typically run by volunteers on a non-profit basis. Taking this into account and given you don’t need fuel to fly a glider, gliding can be one of the most cost-effective ways of getting in the air. No two flights are ever the same in a glider, since you always have to be on the lookout for different ways to keep your aircraft aloft, be it thermal soaring, ridge soaring or wave soaring. There are 3 ways to get your glider airborne. The first is by a winch, where a winch located at the end of the upwind-side of an airfield pulls-in a cable rapidly, thus allowing the glider to accelerate and climb. The second is via a bungee chord, which launches the glider from a hillside. The third is via aerotow, whereby a powered aircraft tows the glider via a cable to its release height.

A gliding club is an organization or association that provides facilities, resources, and opportunities for individuals to participate in the sport of gliding, also known as sailplane flying. Gliding clubs typically operate from specific airfields or gliding sites and offer various services to their members. Gliding clubs provide access to gliders, which are specially designed aircraft without an engine that rely on rising air currents to stay aloft. Gliders can be expensive to purchase and maintain individually, making gliding clubs an attractive option for enthusiasts who want to enjoy the sport without the financial burden of owning their own aircraft. Gliding clubs often offer comprehensive training programs for beginners, allowing individuals with no prior flying experience to learn how to pilot a glider. Qualified instructors provide ground instruction and in-flight guidance, ensuring that members can acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to fly safely and independently. Gliding clubs foster a sense of community among members who share a passion for aviation and gliding. Members can connect with like-minded individuals, make new friends, and build lasting relationships. The camaraderie and social activities within gliding clubs create a supportive and enjoyable environment for enthusiasts to pursue their shared interests. Gliding clubs offer opportunities for both recreational flying and competitive participation. Members can enjoy leisurely flights, explore the beauty of the surrounding landscapes, and experience the unique sensation of soaring through the air. Additionally, gliding clubs often organize competitions and events, allowing pilots to test their skills and compete against others in various disciplines of gliding. Gliding requires a combination of technical knowledge, situational awareness, and decision-making skills. Joining a gliding club provides members with ongoing opportunities for skill development and personal growth as they progress in their flying abilities. The continuous learning environment within a gliding club allows individuals to challenge themselves, set goals, and achieve milestones in their gliding journey. Gliding is a relatively environmentally friendly form of aviation as gliders do not produce emissions since they don’t rely on engines. The silent and graceful nature of gliders allows for a closer connection with the natural environment, making it an appealing choice for those who appreciate sustainable aviation practices and a low-impact flying experience. Overall, gliding clubs offer individuals a cost-effective and accessible way to participate in the thrilling sport of gliding. With training, a supportive community, and the opportunity to explore the skies in a unique way, it’s no wonder that gliding clubs are popular among aviation enthusiasts and those seeking an exhilarating recreational activity.