MEMBERSHIP FEES
Full Flying1      (includes £30.50 BGA levy)£250.00
Student & Junior2      (No BGA levy)£60.00
Country Membership3      (includes £30.50 BGA levy)£160.00
Discretionary4      (includes £30.50 BGA levy)£60.00
Guest of Member5      (includes £4.00 BGA levy)
(Launch & soaring at club rates)
£14.00
FLYING FEES
Winch Launch
(Winch Launch and Soaring Fee for cable breaks below 700 ft shall not be charged)
£7.50
Student & Junior Winch Launch
(Winch Launch and Soaring Fee for cable breaks below 700 ft shall not be charged)
£4.50
Soaring, per minute, all club aircraft£0.30
Student & Junior Soaring, per minute£0.15
Winch Launch before 10:00am
(No soaring fee payable before 10.00am)
£4.00
Student & Junior Winch Launch before 10:00am
(No soaring fee payable before 10.00am)
£2.00
Falke Motor Glider      (Club members with instructor, per hour)£40.00
FLYING EXPERIENCES
Trial Lesson6      (1 winch launch)£40.00
Silver Course6      (3 winch launches)£95.00
Fixed Price to Solo
(Includes winch launch and soaring fees within a fixed 12 month calendar period)
£850.00
MISCELLANEOUS CHARGES
Trailer Parking Fee      (per year)£130.00
Hire of a Club Glider      (per day)£40.00

 

Reciprocal Membership
Visiting members from BGA affiliated clubs are charged at rates equal to those charged by the visiting club at their own site. DGC, however, has a mutual agreement with most clubs in the region for zero reciprocal membership charges.

 

CASC Membership Scheme
The club also participates in the CASC affordable gliding scheme. Further details can be found in the DGC Affordable Gliding Policy & Procedures document, or by contacting the club secretary at secretary@darltonglidingclub.co.uk.

 

Notes
1 A student is defined as someone in full time education less than 25 years of age.
2 Juniors are those under 18 years of age.
3 Country Membership is available to those who live outside a 50 mile radius of the club site.
4 Launches and Soaring at Club Member rates.
5 No soaring fee is charged for flight before 10:00 am.
6 Temporary membership (ie, trail lessons) one month membership from date of flight. BGA vouchers are three months membership.

 

Further Information

Check out the following links: What to Expect (Videos) Airfield Safety Weather Restrictions

 

Gliding Videos

Experience Gliding Flying at the (then) recently merged Darlton Gliding Club   Never Too Old TV news clip of one recent Trial Flight at Darlton