Welcome to Northumbria Gliding Club

We fly from Currock Hill airfield just outside Newcastle upon Tyne.  The club is open to anyone interested in learning to fly gliders or simply looking for a trial flight experience.
For more information about becoming a member check out the Joining Us page in the menu above or come and see us on any weekend or Wednesday.
If you wish to purchase a gliding experience as a gift please visit the Trial Flights page.

Trial Flights - The Ultimate Gift!

Latest News

Morpeth flying enthusiast paralysed by Motor Neurone Disease takes to the skies
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Geoff Hutchinson, 66, thought his flying days were over until he was taken 3,000ft in the air by a long lost friend.

14 year old Nathan is flying high
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Nathan Ridley made his first solo flight in a glider when he was 14, but his ambitions haven’t stopped there – he hopes one day to become an airline pilot.

Excelsior flyers hoping to gain their wings
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The three latest recruits in Excelsior Academy’s successful partnership with the Air League Trust and British Airways are reaching for the skies.

Three generations are flying high!
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A teenager from Walbottle in Newcastle became one of the youngest people to fly a glider solo in the UK after his 14th birthday.