Training

At the Piako Gliding Club we are fully committed to training our members: from someone who has never sat in a glider through to an experienced solo pilot wishing to explore cross-country soaring. Flying gliders at Piako Gliding Club is one of the most affordable ways to learn to fly throughout the country.

About our Training Programmes

At the Piako Gliding Club we are fully committed to training our members: from someone who has never sat in a glider through to an experienced solo pilot wishing to explore cross-country soaring. Here are the training services we offer.
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Helpers Wanted!

Interested in coming out to help out at the airfield?
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Learn-to-Fly Course

The Learn-to-Fly gliding course is a 6 day course (usually over 6 Saturdays) intended to teach absolute beginners how to safely fly a glider. No experience is necessary, although we recommend taking a trial flight first to get a good taste of what's involved.
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Upcoming Courses

Next Learn-to-Fly Beginners Course - When Ever You Are Ready!
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