Cambridge Gliding Club Open Days June 15th & 16th – Anniversary of the First Post War Motor Race

What’s so special about June 16th 2024 and June 15th 1946 as well? June 16th 2024 is Father’s Day whilst on 15th June 1946 the first post WW II closed circuit motor race, organised by Cambridge University Automobile Club, was held at RAF Gransden Lodge and attracted some 35 entries over 12 races. For Saturday …

Women Take Flight at Go Gliding Weekend!

This weekend, women all across the country took part in the National Women’s Go Gliding Weekend! This initiative, aimed at introducing more women to the exhilarating world of gliding, generated a buzz of excitement and so much positive press coverage featuring the Cambridge Gliding Centre. We hosted ground instruction, simulator flights, and introductory aerotow flights …

General Aviation Safety Council presentation at CGC

Calling All Pilots: Spring Safety Refresher and Social at Gransden Lodge Airfield. Everyone is welcome! Brush up on safety and connect with fellow aviators at the General Aviation Safety Council (GASCo) presentation this Friday, April 26th! The event will be held at the Gransden Lodge Airfield clubhouse starting at 7:30 PM (with the bar opening …

Women’s Go Gliding Weekend – April 27th & 28th

The British Gliding Association is holding its first ever National Women Go Gliding weekend in 2024! This initiative is a partnership between the BGA, Women Gliding and the GoGliding campaign is the first of its kind. It hopes to encourage more women to try gliding and to show that it is an enjoyable and inclusive …

Winter events 2016

Apart from the usual flying activities, the following club events are planned for this winter: Radiotelephony course – this very useful course leads to a formal CAA / EASA RT licence. The course starts in October. For details see the news item on this section of the website. This year’s fireworks party will be held …

The Summer Flying programme

The 2016 programme: The 2016 Cloud Rally will run from August 13th to 21st. This is a fun week designed to cater for all levels of cross country flying experience from Regionals pilots to those who have only just started cross country flying. A sign up page and further details will be given on the …

Club events

This summer’s club events are: The Open Day – Sunday April 10th The Open Day is an opportunity to show case the club to the general public and attract new members. It will be advertised extensively but do sell it to your friends and relatives who might be interested in the sport. And do come …