First Time Visitors
If you are interested in a unique flying experience which allows you to soar silently above the earth then gliding is for you. With nothing but the sound of the air to complement the spectacular views of this part of Kildare with the Blessington lakes, nearby hills, Punchestown racecourse and patchwork of stud farms and fields below gliding is a special experience.
We offer packages designed specifically for introducing newcomers to the sport of gliding.
- Trial Membership and Vouchers for same
More general information below.
Experienced Power Pilots
Any experienced power pilot will generally find it relatively easy to adapt to gliding and enjoy a different flying experience. The following are useful reading resources prior to visiting the club.
- Powered pilot briefing [PDF 44KB]
- visiting pilots briefing 2006 [PDF 31KB]
- Frequently Asked Questions (visiting pilots section)
Visiting Glider Pilots
Visiting glider pilots are welcome at the club. You will generally need to bring your log book and solo flying is subject to satisfactory check flights. You will find the following links useful.
General Information for all Visitors
You will also find the following pages helpful if you have not already viewed them: