What is gliding?

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The thrill of gliding is being able to soar like an eagle.

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Who can glide?

Most people can glide, but there are some limitations for age, height and weight and to fly solo you need to be fit enough to drive.

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How gliders fly

So how do gliders fly without an engine?

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How do I learn?

We offer trial lessons and flying courses for the aspiring glider pilot, as well as conversion or advanced courses for experienced pilots. Whatever your skill level and flying experience, Devon and Somerset Gliding Club (DSGC) is the place for you, and the challenges and rewards keep on coming, whatever level you reach.

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The Badge system

Gliding skill levels are recognised by badges.

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