‘ Trial Lessons – (Including one month club membership)

Winch launch – 1 flight£65.00
Aerotow launch to 2,000 feet£137.00
Motor Glider flight – 20 mins£75.00

50% of trial lesson fees can be credited against course fees if course booked within one week of trial lesson being taken. Applies to one trial flight. 

Courses – (including one month club membership and all launches and flying fees)

One Day£219.00
Five Day£825.00
Dedicated Instructor Hire (Members Only)£55.00 / per day


Membership fees – (including annual membership of the British Gliding Association.)
Membership year is from January 1st to December 31st and is charged on a monthly pro rata basis for new members joining throughout the year.

 Initial Joining Fee – (credited to flying account)£100.00
Full Flying Member (inc BGA capitation fee) – Membership year is from January 1st to December 31st and is charged on a monthly pro rata basis for new members joining.£595.00 / yr
Country membership *Must reside outside 100 mile radius of HB as the crow flies, air map is definitive, annual fee only£330.00 per year
Young adult Member  -aged 18-21 on Jan 1st or ‘Under 25 and also in Full Time Education’£253.00 per year
Junior Flying Member  -under 18 on Jan 1st£79.00 per year
Reciprocal Membership£10.00 per day
Associate Member£79.00 per year
8 Week Membership£120.00

(***)  For Junior membership applications, please contact the office


Husbands Bosworth Gliding Club Limited (HBGCL) is a not-for profit organisation and intends to register as a Community Amateur Sports Club (CASC)
* HBGCL operates policies consistent with the requirements of the CASC Regulations - Want to fly with us, but worried about the cost?
To discuss the options (in confidence) and to look at our “Affordable Gliding Policy” application, please contact the HBGCL Secretary by email at secretary@theglidingcentre.co.uk

Member Flying Fees – (scholarship fees are subject to special arrangements))

– Winch launch £12.00
– Aerotow launch up to 2,000 feet£42.00
– Aerotow launch per 100 feet above 2,000 feet£1.50
Club glider hire
– Single Seat Club Glider£0.50 per minute
– Dual Seat Club Glider (Excluding Duo Discus)£0.55 per minute
– Duo Discus Club Glider£0.60 per minute
Falke Club Motorglider Hire
– flying timefrom £85 per hour
 – off site non flying time£21.00 per hour (**)
Grob 109 Hire
– flying time£105.00 per hour
– off site non-flying time£21.00 per hour (**)
Tug Hire / Retrieve£220 per hour

(*) club glider hire charges payable for a maximum of 3 hours per glider per day

(**) club motorglider hire charges are calculated taking account of

a) flying time (total hours flown) and

b) offsite non flying time (subject to a maximum of 3 hours daily)
NB   Aerotow charges and motorglider hire charges may be subject to change in line with fuel costs

Landing Fee  


Single engine light aircraft

Twin engine light aircraft

Overnight parking




£15 per night

Private Aircraft Facility Fee (Including trailer parking)  

Glider / Sustainer (Full and Country)

Glider / Sustainer where glider is normally based at another site (not exceeding 2 months at HB)

Microlight / SLMG / SEP (All membership classes)

Additional trailer (empty storage only)

Hangarage (exclusive of Private Aircraft Facility Fee)

£473.00 per year

£319.00 per year

£660.00 per year

£10.00 per week

£1340.00 per year


Caravan parking (electricity costs charged separately per day unit)£15 per night
Caravan Hire£35.00 members
£50.00 non-members
Bedroom (Per night)

£ 20.00 members

£30.00 non-members

Caravan overnight charge£ 15.00 per night (*)
Camping overnight charge£ 12.00 per night (*)

Conference Room hire

Whole room£60.00 per hour
Large section only£35.00 per hour
Small section only£25.00 per hour

How to Pay:
Trial Lessons
Are payable in full at the time of booking.
We ask for full payment of course fees at the time of booking courses to enable us to confirm booking
Members Fees
Members are provided with an account, against which all fees are charged.  We ask members to ensure their accounts remain in credit at all times
The following payment methods are available:

Bank transfer including PayPal

Either as one off transactions or as monthly standing orders. If you wish to use this method you can get the club bank details from the office.

Credit / Debit Card

We take payments over the phone or in person using credit and debit cards. We reserve the right to pass on credit card fees.


Payable to Husbands Bosworth Gliding Club Ltd and posted in the envelopes provided into the office letterbox.