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Next Up .... The Last Course of 2014

8th Septembr sees the last of this year's beginners courses. This is a 5 day ( 6 night) residential course designed to get you flying fast.  This is an extra date added due to heavy demand and there are only three places left. Click Here for more details, or call our office on 01298 871270 to book

 

And Finally .... Girls Go Gliding.

September 13th is a day dedicated to women. All of our ladies will be on hand to talk about their own experiences in this magnificent sport and what they (and you) can expect to achieve. Unfortunately, all of the available flying slots are fully booked but you are most welcome to come along and check out our club and its facilities.  Breakfast is served from 8:00am and at the end of flying there will be our "End of Summer" curry evening. Call our office on 01298 871270 for full details. Even if you cannot make this one, we are opening a waiting list for the next - which we hope will be in the spring of 2015. Alternatively, get in touch and arrange a flight on another day as, weather permitting, the club flies all year round.

Never flown anything other than as a passenger on a commercial flight?  You're in for a treat. After some ground tuition, you will be taken aloft by one of our BGA approved instructors and given the opportunity to handle the controls of the aircraft as you soar the Derbyshire countryside. This is NOT a joy ride. This is a true flying lesson with full hands on tuition. A great introduction to what could turn into a very addictive pasttime ..... YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED. Click Here for more details

Camphill is just the place for you to experience the magic of glider flight - to actually soar like a bird over the Derbyshire countryside.

Camphill is a hill top gliding airfield flanked by ridges on the west side and to the south. The airfield is 3/4 mile long North-South and 600 yards wide East-West. It is an all grass airfield with a well kept smooth surface. There is a hard core perimeter track for easy access to all parts of the airfield.

Converted from the buildings of Camphill Farm, a Derbyshire hill farm - the clubhouse provides excellent facilities by normal gliding club standards. Bar, dining room, lounge/clubroom, TV, email, etc.. Why not learn to fly fast on one of our 5 day residential Gliding Holidays. Gliding Holiday Courses are an excellent way to accelerate your learning. You are immersed in club activities from the moment you arrive until the last minute of your final day.  To check available dates call 01298 871270 

 

 
Latest News from Camphill

Annual bonfire and fireworks. Nov 9th 2013

 The annual Bonfire & Fireworks event will be held at the club on Saturday 9th November.

2014 Beginners Public Course Dates Announced

 The DLGC Flying Start Residential beginners training courses have been announced for 2014. Last year our courses were over subscribed so we have put on two extra courses for 2014. If you are considering one of our courses, an early booking is advisable in order to secure your preferred date.

 

Longest Day first flight goes to .....

 Nick McCloud at 4:08. More news as the day progresses.

The Longest Day - Big Fly-In

 DLGC Members are planning a Big Fly-In on June 20th - The longest day. Flying will commence at 4:05

May 2012. Junior Gliding Centre

 Exciting News. Derbyshire and Lancashire Gliding Club have just been appointed as a Junior Gliding Centre. Low Cost Membership and half price flying lessons. More news soon

2012 course dates announced

 Derbyshire and Lancashire Gliding club announce new Public course dates for 2012

Vintage Week

June 23rd 2012 A chance to meet up with old friends and see those gliders of yesteryear take to the skies once again

2012 Arrives in Style

Monday Jan 2nd 2012 - The New Year arrives in style. Sunshine. Wind 245/30.  A great start to the New Year and a welcome soaring day after December offered so little in the way of flying opportunities.

Recent Flying Achievements

# Northern Regionals - Congratulations to Mike Armstrong (Derby and Lancs) who was the convincing winner, being top of the results table on 5 days out of 6. And to John Klunder (Derby and Lancs) who finished 16th with best day of 10t

There are a number of ways you can try Gliding 

From a Single flight Trial Lesson to an All Inclusive Residential Gliding Holiday Trial Lessons are available throughout the year and our residential course run from May - ~September. Call our office on 01298 871270 to check availablity

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Gallery Flying Start

A day dedicated to Women in Aviation
Saturday 13th September

See our facebook page for more details OR

Call our office NOW
01298 871270

What's the attraction?

See Why go Gliding?

And there are lots of questions about gliders and gliding answered in FAQs.

British Gliding Association Peak District Online

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