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Oxford Gliding Club is a Community Amateur Sports Club (CASC) and we fully support the promotion of and participation in the sport of gliding. If you want to fly with us but are concerned about the cost, contact our membership secretary. Our privacy policy can be viewed here. Our site map can be viewed here.

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Group Sessions

Our group evening sessions are run from the midpoint of May all summer through to September, and are specifically designed for larger groups who can't all fly together on the same day. All flights run at a discounted rate and the optional BBQ includes main course and puddings!

The dedicated crew will ensure that all of your group gets to fly, and the opportunity for second flights is available on most evenings as well. The experienced instructors at Oxford Gliding Club can cater for people from all walks of life, be it twenty people who've never flown before all the way to flying school groups wanting to experience the purest form of flying.

Each session is available to all, be it business or pleasure. Previous groups have included office parties, Stag and Hen do's, team building exercises and school groups. We're able to fly almost anyone!

We offer both Friday and Saturday evening availability, with both sessions starting at about 1800. You'll be met by one of our members and get introduced to the crew's instructors. Once your group has assembled you'll be guided to the launch point where we'll fill in membership forms (please see the infomation below if your group contains people aged under 18), and provide a group briefing.

Each member of your group will be given a personal briefing in their aircraft by their instructor prior to their flight, and given the opportunity to ask any questions they have. They'll then be launched into the air by our winch for up to 15 minutes of flying, with the opportunity to take control of the aircraft and fly around the beautiful skies of Oxfordshire.

If you want to include food as well as flying, once everyone's flown and any additional flights are completed, we'll take you back to our clubhouse where a BBQ will be provided, and everyone can exchange stories of their experience!

Availability, Booking and Additional Infomation

To book an evening please contact our dedicated booking officer via We'll aim to get back to you as soon as possible!

Please read the important flight infomation before booking any session, and if you have any additional questions, please don't hesitate to contact us!

For groups with members under 18 years of age; when you contact us, please specifically mention this. We'll need to have their membership forms completed by their parent or guardian before they fly.

To book any available date, please email our booking officer in order to arrange reserving a date.

Infomation for organisers can be found in this downloadable document below, but if you have any further questions, please don't hesitate to email us.

Evening sessions start in May and finish at the end of August. Capacities vary so please check before booking.