Gliding Experience

A unique and unforgettable flying experience. Up to 30 minute instructed flight after an aerotow to 3000ft*.

Introductory Video

Get a feeling for gliding and our club by watching this short introductory video.

Taster Flight

A Taster Flight on our Visitor Days every other Friday (Mar-Sep ) will give you an amazing experience and a feel for gliding.

Evening Flying

An unforgettable way to try gliding and spend a summer’s evening with a group of friends or colleagues.

Gliding Course

A full day of qualified training and instructed flights and three months membership will give you the perfect introduction to gliding.

Trial Lesson

A trial lesson with an instructor will give you an introduction to gliding and provides the perfect starting point for club membership.

Club Membership

Full flying members of the club benefit from club rates, have unlimited access to the club fleet and can take part in social activities.


A dedicated fleet of club gliders, available to use by all club members.


Set on an historic air base in mid-Suffolk the club is now in it’s 40th year.

Arriving by air – RGC is strictly PPR: Guidelines for powered aircraft can be found here.

Rattlesden Gliding Club is a Community Amateur Sports Club (CASC), and fully supports the promotion and participation in the sport of Gliding. Want to fly with us, but worried about the cost? To discuss options (in confidence), please contact the membership secretary (contact us page)