Whether you're a complete beginner or an expert pilot already, we can provide all the facilities and training for flying and gliding solo.

Royal Navy Gliding

We provide all the facilities and training you need for gliding, whether you have never left the ground before or you have hours of soaring experience flying cross-country for many hundreds of kilometres.

Beginners will fly with an instructor as they learn to fly and make progress to flying solo. As pilots progress, achievements are rewarded through the British Gliding Association’s (BGA) Bronze, Silver, Gold and Diamond Badges. The real reward is the achievement of flying free though.

With expeditions often taking place, within the RN and across all armed services, we also field a team at the annual Inter-Services Championship with BGA silver badge pilots entitled to enter gliding competitions.

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We are here to make gliding available to as many personnel as possible. Whatever your skill level or experience, we'll give you opportunities to learn, train and soar across the UK, Europe and beyond.

Details on how to join are available from your PT office or to get involved, just get in touch.

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