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An Introduction to Powerless Flight at Long Mynd

£99.00 inc. VAT

Gliding experience
An Introduction to Powerless Flight
Mimic the birds and let nature's energy take you to far off places. Flying cross country is a real thrill and takes skill and experience but it starts here with your first lesson

This experience will last a total of approx. 2 hours. (We don't compromise on your time in the air. When comparing us with others, check the small print and the time actually spent in the air.)

What's included

One of the best ways to see if you might like gliding is to have a trial lesson.

Experience involves one or two launches, by winch or aerotow depending on conditions, and at least twenty minutes flying time during which you will be introduced to the characteristics of the aeroplane and the principal controls.
You will be encouraged to take control of the plane and to feel what is like to fly it yourself. Of course you will be in a two seat trainer with an experienced instructor who will do the launch and the landing and will demonstrate the principal maneuvers
The real objective of learning to glide is to be able to mimic the birds and let nature's energy take you to far off places. Flying cross country is a real thrill and takes skill and experience
The Club uses powerful Chevrolet-engined winches to launch the gliders to 1000 ft. or more.
As our site is on a hill your actual height above the ground you are flying over will be around 2000 ft.

Special Conditions

Weekends only.
Temporary membership of the Club for 3 months
The site is 1450ft. above sea level so, whatever the time of year, you are advised to wear warm clothes, gloves, hat and waterproof footwear.
In summer you will also need sunglasses, sunscreen and a hat.


Each voucher entitles one person to participate in this experience. The voucher is transferable, which means that anyone can use it. The voucher remains valid for bookings for 12 months from the date of purchase. Please contact the operator using the details printed on your voucher to arrange a date for your event.

Booking your event

We recommend that you purchase your voucher and make a booking for your event at least one month prior to your chosen date. This is particularly important for weekend events.


Event takes place at Long Mynd in Shropshire
Shropshire, SY6 6TA.


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