1st Trentside Scout Group

Darlton Gliding Club welcomed the 1st Trentside Scout Group for their gliding experience and overnight camping stay today (30/08/2019). After everyone had been flown during the afternoon it was off to the club house for a post flight briefing by the club’s instructors.

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Buzzing with Excitement

Visited Darlton Gliding Club on Saturday 20th July 2019 on the off chance of getting a flight in a glider for my 11 year old grandson. Arrived just as the weather started to improve and we were given a very warm welcome from all the members there. They were very friendly and made both of…

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Eddie’s 80th

Al I can’t thank you enough for today – my dad is a man of few words and I have never heard him say something is brilliant but he did today. He hasn’t stopped talking about it all day and says it’s the best birthday gift ever. You have gone out of your way for…

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Darlton Powers Up!

Darlton gliding club have already experienced a huge improvement in their club facilities after installing their mains power supply.

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Our flying visit last Sunday

We wanted to thank you all for such a great visit last weekend. An amazing experience and such kudos with everyone we have told, and believe us we are telling everyone!

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New Wave-like Cloud Gets Official Recognition

The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) finally accepts ‘Asperitas’ as a new official classification of cloud.

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Oliver Bates Goes Solo!

Yes, it’s true – another young pilot goes solo at DGC. Congratulations to Oliver Bates who recently went solo, pictured here with instructor Richard Walker.

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A Satisfied Customer

Here’s an email I got today which I’d like to share with everyone.  We may not see him again here, but hopefully not lost to gliding …..  Firstly I would like to say thanks for the warm welcome at the club the other week when I came on a chance of being able to fly.…

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David Bowns Goes Solo!

Congratulations to David Bowns who took his first solo flight today!

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Will Travis Goes Solo!

Congratulations Will Travis on going solo today! So I finally soloed today and did 2 solo flights. Got some lift on the second one, and all went well. Thanks to everyone for helping me and teaching me all I know.

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