Introductory/voucher/visitor flying:

We are really excited to welcome visitors back to fly with us, whether you have a voucher or just always wanted to have a go!


However, keeping our members and visitors safe is our number one priority and our commitment to safety is paramount. Following guidance from the Government and the British Gliding Association, we have updated our visitor guidance. We have also answered some questions we feel you might have. Please read this before you book your flight HERE.


If you have a voucher for a ‘Winch’, ‘Aerotow’ or ‘Mile High’ flight, please book HERE.  For those that hold an ‘Introduction to Gliding Day’ voucher, please e-mail us to arrange a suitable day.


Vouchers are valid for 12 months from purchase, but due to lockdown, any voucher that was due to expire on or before 31/12/21 will be accepted.


We thank you for your patience and support, we look forward to seeing you soon! Please contact us if you have any questions.

Ideal Christmas gift for £45 !

Kirton Wave - Spring 2021 edition

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Spring 2021 edition of 'Kirton Wave' - the magazine of Trent Valley Gliding Club.

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Kirton Wave - Winter 2021 edition


Winter 2021 edition of 'Kirton Wave' - the magazine of Trent Valley Gliding Club.

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Jack Nichol - RIP

In 1965 the civilian members at RAF Swinderby were asked to leave, as their numbers were getting too high, Jack left with some of the civilian members to form the Lincolnshire Gliding Club at Bardney. Siggy Romrig, Peter Holland and few others formed Trent Valley Gliding Club at Sturgate.


Then around the late 70’s, early 80’s, Bardney closed down, a few of their members joined us at Kirton, i.e. Tony Mawer, Mick Ward - the rest forming the new Lincolnshire Gliding Club at Strubby. 


Jack was one of those early gliding pioneers in Lincolnshire and TVGC was saddened to hear of his death.  

Charlie Lawes goes solo at 14!

Charlie Lawes and his dad Larry. Larry sent Charlie solo on 11th November - a fantastic achievement! Charlie is the youngest pilot to go solo from Kirton at 14 yearsof age!

BBC Radio Lincolnshire's Melvyn Prior - Flight and Interview

BBC Lincolnshire’s Melvyn Prior talks with pilot Kristina Samuels, takes a flight with instructor Pete Dixon and finds out how Simon Leach got hooked on gliding after a trial flight for his 60th birthday.


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Robin Parker relates the epic trip he and Dick Bastin took in July this year when flying their Eurofox G-FOKX to Nitra in Slovakia.

"Fifty Years of Up's and Down's"

Geoff Davey's new book about TVGC

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Trent Valley Gliding Club Ltd

The Airfield, Kirton In Lindsey, North Lincolnshire DN21 4GG

Telephone: 01652 648777  


© 2021 Trent Valley Gliding Club

Updated: 23/04/21

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