We offer a range of membership options including full, young person, temporary, and reciprocal for a full list click here.
Flying Charges (Members) – Effective 1st April 2019
All charged in 5 minute fractions of the hour. (Special rates apply to cadet scheme members, family members, young person members, and Lite members.)
|Two Seat Training Aircraft||£45.00||£140.00|
|Pegasus, Discus, ASW-24||£52.80||£150.00|
|Motor Glider||£88.50 (£78.50 over 10 hours)|
|Tug||£118 (£15 minimum)|
Launch Charges (Members) – Effective 1st April 2019
|Aerotow – 1,000 ft||£24.00|
|Aerotow – 2,000 ft||£33.20|
|Aerotow – 3,000 ft||£42.40|
|Aerotow – 4,000 ft||£52.10|
|Aerotow – 5,000 ft||£61.80|
|Aerotow – 6,000 ft||£75.10|
Additional aerotow height is charged at £0.92 per 100 ft above 1000 ft, at £0.97 per 100 ft above 3000 ft and at £1.33 per 100 ft above 5000 ft.
Facility Fees (Effective 1st October 2018)
|Syndicate/private owner with trailer||£410 p.a.|
|Syndicate/private owner with trailer and T Hangar||£635 p.a.|
|Member trailer parking glider non flying (not available to non-members) to be parked in Romney Hut trailer park (pro rata rebate if removed during year)||£135 p.a.|
|Use of FES charging facility||£145 p.a. including electricity
Visitors £5 per day including electricity
|Caravan Park Pitch (New caravans to the site £200 RETURNABLE deposit due)||£430 p.a. plus electricity|
|Caravan Storage Pitch (New caravans to the site £200 RETURNABLE deposit due)||£135 p.a.|
|Visiting Touring caravan with use of toilets and showers||£20 per night|
|Camping with use of toilets and showers||£5 per head per night|
|Heather Suite||£25 per night|
|Bedroom 1 (small double)||£20 per night|
|Bedrooms 2 and 3 (twin rooms)||£15 per night (single occupancy)
£20 per night (double occupancy)
|Workshop||£12.50 per day|
£1.80 per km distance from Gransden Lodge Clubhouse. Minimum charge: £25.00.
Bursaries and Scholarships
There are a range of schemes that you might be eligible to apply for to help with the costs of gliding. We have listed some of them here.