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.

Full list of Flying and Facilities Charges:

All Cheques or Bank Payments to: VoWHGC, Sort Code 40-43-41, Account number 70785474

We are affiliated to the British Gliding Association.


 

Membership (applies from 1st April 2020)

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Joining Fee:                           None.

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Full flying membership:           £360 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:          £10 per day (FREE if your home club would not charge a reciprocal fee for our members, and FREE for MotorGlide members).
    (10 days maximum in any year, must show current membership).

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Members guest fee:                 £10 per occasion (Fees charged to proxy member).
    (Paid by member, limited use).

 

Launches

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2000 foot aerotow: £30.00. (Junior members £25, BGA Visitor £35)

(+/- £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 3 hours, flights over 40 mins by prior arrangement.

Rallye (including retrieves)

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£125 per hour. (BGA Visitor rate is £175)
Based on Hobbs readings (payable to Les Clark). Approved airfields only.

Facilities Fees

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Private glider facility (includes trailer parking) - £200 per annum.

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

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Self-launching Sailplane (includes trailer parking) - £375 per annum.

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Hangars - £300 per glider inc trailer fee.

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Visiting Glider Parking (per day includes trailer parking) - £5

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Aircraft parking - £60 per month (powered aircraft not based at club. £90 per month for non-members)

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Aircraft or SLMG Rigged in Main Hangar (space permitting) - £150 per month. (£100 de-rigged)

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Visiting Aircraft Landing Fee (With PPR), SLMG & Single Engine Piston - £10

Multi-engine and Helicopter - £20

*Note landing without PPR will double this rate.

Caravan & Tent Site Fees

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Caravan - £10 per day, or £50 per week.

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Tent - £5 per day, or £25 per week.