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Southdown Gliding Club

Horsham, United Kingdom
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Owner description: Southdown Gliding Club is located in a beautiful part of Sussex adjacent to the South Downs National Park and is principally... more » Owner description: Southdown Gliding Club is located in a beautiful part of Sussex adjacent to the South Downs National Park and is principally a club for paid-up members who are experienced glider pilots or are training to get their glider pilots licence. The club also offers trial lessons and one-day courses to those thinking about gliding as a sport or leisure activity, or just as an experience to remember for the rest of their lives. It is a well-established club and was founded in the early days of aviation (1930).The club owns its own airfield and a... Read More
Owner description: Southdown Gliding Club is located in a beautiful part of Sussex adjacent to the South Downs National Park and is principally... more » Owner description: Southdown Gliding Club is located in a beautiful part of Sussex adjacent to the South Downs National Park and is principally a club for paid-up members who are experienced glider pilots or are training to get their glider pilots licence. The club also offers trial lessons and one-day courses to those thinking about gliding as a sport or leisure activity, or just as an experience to remember for the rest of their lives. It is a well-established club and was founded in the early days of aviation (1930).The club owns its own airfield and a fleet of 3 x 2-seater training gliders, plus 3 x single-seater gliders. We also have 3 x tug aircraft for towing gliders into the air. We also use a winch for a similar purposes. The club also has around 50 privately-owned gliders based at the airfield. Contact the club if you want to book a trial lesson or course, or even buy a voucher as an unforgettable present for someone.The club has a clubhouse and briefing facilities for its members which can be used by members of the public with permission or invite.Members of the public are welcome to visit the club and watch gliding activities providing they park in the designated area, and do not wander onto the airfield or go near aircraft unless accompanied by a club member. « less
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