Club Fees

Norfolk Gliding Club is a ‘Community Amateur Sports Club’ and aims to provide Gliding facilities at an affordable rate. On top of annual membership, fees are applied for Launches and ‘glider rental’ (by the minute airborne).

Membership Fees may be paid monthly by direct debit (charge applies) & run April to March (pro-rata’d for mid membership year joining)

Here is a summary of Membership Categories and Flying Charges. They are correct as of 01/04/2022 but can be updated at any time.

Membership Categories


£225 / Year
(£18.75 / Month)

Up to 21 Years Old

Fixed price scheme available (see below)


£363 / Year
(£30.25 / Month)

Age 21-25 or Over 75 or Disabled


£450 / Year
(£37.50 / Month)

Flying Fees

Winch Launch

£9.00 2 Seater
£8.00 Single

Aerotow – 2000ft

£43.00 2 Seater
£41.00 Single

£1 per additional 100′

Rental Charge

£0.50 / per minute
2 Seater

£0.35 / per minute
Single Seater

Motor Glider

£0.50 per minute (brakes off to brakes on) plus £7.50 per tenth of an engine unit used (approx 6 mins per tenth unit)

Junior Scheme

The Norfolk Gliding Club Junior Flying Scheme was introduced in 2018.

£57.50 / month entitles a Junior Member to 60 flights and 30 minutes flying time a day spread over the year April to March.

Flights are limited to 2 winch launched flights a day and 30 minutes, with 10 flights in a calendar month. Additional flights or flying minutes will be charged at club rates.

A junior member may participate in this scheme just once and it is limited to 3 years participation and a maximum age of 21.

Please talk to a committee member for more information. Full terms and conditions are available on the application form.

Group Flying

Every year we entertain a wide variety of groups from high profile corporate event days to flying the local scout troops!

(These days are highly sort after and often booked a year in advance)

Corporate Event Day / Evenings

£50 per person per winch launch (additional winch launches £30 each)

£75 per person per 2000ft aerotow

Catering / Barbecue / Bar etc – costs on application

Special Interest Groups (Scouts / Cadets / Schools etc)

£10 for each under 18  and £15 for over 18s plus flights at £10 for a winch launch and £45 for an aerotow

Norfolk Gliding Club – ‘Affordable Gliding Scheme’

Norfolk Gliding Club is a registered Community Amateur Sports Club and provides access to those on low or modest incomes to the sport of gliding under an ‘affordable gliding scheme’.

The scheme offers preferential combined membership and participation rates to qualifying members providing members with the opportunity to take part in club gliding activities, including flying in club aircraft, on a weekly basis for no more than £520 per membership year, or pro rata thereof. Conditions Apply.

For more information please come and talk to a the club Chair/Vice Chair/Treasurer or Secretary.

All conversations / applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.