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 Gliding is one of the most accessible, safest, affordable and rewarding forms of flying,. It is also one of the most demanding and challenging adventure sports. While many dream of soaring, most will never take the step from having a trial flight to taking it up as a sport as it is not easy. It takes time to learn, takes courage and persistence but it is a  learning path that's stacked with great milestones. Gliding blows you away time and time again. It's the beauty, the skill, the views, the freedom, the sense of achievement, camaraderie, being in-tuned with nature and the adventure in every flight.  Come and do what only a few dare. 


The way to start out is by doing a intropack. The intropack is 3 flights. We have found it takes at least 2-3 flights before most people can get a true sense if gliding is for them. 

Instructional trial flights are undertaken between 10 am and 1 pm on our flying days. Flights after  1 pm are subject to aircraft availability as they may be in use by club members. We are a small club with limited resources so our focus after 1 pm will move onto training our students but we do really enjoy introducing keen people to our sport. Please note that we do not accommodate 'off the street' purchases. You must contact us first and purchase a $200 Intropack beforehand. 

The joining fee is set at $500. This covers the NLGC membership and GNZ fees which operate on a pro-rata system (pro-rata table below). It will depend on when you join what the cost of this will be. The rest of the $500 goes into your flying account so you can start training right away. 



To purchase your instructional Intropack or more information please e-mail us at info@glidingnelson.co.nz