The Yorkshire Gliding Club

ASK21 KLW
DG1000 DS2
Wave clouds
DG1000 DS2
The airfield and the White Horse of Kilburn
Pawnee G-BFRY
ASK21 on the winch
A member's ASW19B
Ventus 2 B6
The Clubhouse

Links

British Gliding Association Full information about gliding in the UK for glider pilots and anyone interested in the sport.
   
Vintage Glider Club Formed to encourage the continued preservation and flying of worthy gliders from the past.

BGA Ladder Use this site to post your flights and check out your own and the club's progress.

Soaring Safaris Superb flying in South Africa. All you need to know. Visit this site for information on gliders for hire, facilities and soaring opportunites. Beats gliding in the snow!

Herriot Days Out Visit other attractions in Herriot Country (when you're not flying of course!)

Double Take Event Photography Expert event photographers site, with photos taken at the Northerns 2006

North York Moors National Park Places to visit, things to do, accommodation and full info on this beautiful area.

North York Moors Information Primarily accommodation finder but lots more as well

GliderPilot.net Classified adverts, a message board/chat service, a gliding accessories shop, plus much more.

NOTAM Plot Glider pilots are using this facility which is far better than printing out reams of paper from the AIS site. Use the mouse to select an intended flight route and see warnings that are applicable to just that without all the clutter from elsewhere.

CK Services web design Web design for gliding and non-gliding sites. E-commerce applications, booking systems, calendars, content-managed websites and more.

The Caroline Trust The only registered charity dedicated to gliding. Provides financial help to young and disabled would-be glider pilots.

Gliderforum.com Visit this page to see photos of a rally at Sutton Bank in 1937. A fascinating insight into pre-war flying at the Bank.
Also, the home page of this site offers a wide variety of gliding topics. Be prepared to spend hours browsing!

Gliding.start4all.com An interesting and extensive archive of gliding resources and information.


Yorkshire Inter-Club League Keep an eye on the YGC's performance in the annual Inter-Club League. Contact David Latimer if you'd like to take part.

YGC Weather LIVE weather from the weather station on top of the Clubhouse

The Met. Office A good service for general and aviation weather. You will need to register (it's free).

Jack Harrison's Gliding forecast Vital information for glider pilots by Weather Jack, plan the big flight several days ahead.

Cross-country Weather Wind, pressure, rainfall charts and much more.

Eddsfield Weather Actual readings at this Wolds airfield (only 30 kms from YGC ) plus good 48 hour and 7 day forecasts which are accurate enough to plan your soaring up to a week ahead. Use the facility to check the weather at the club or elsewhere in the UK by entering the post code.

Thirsk Weather 10-day weather forecast for the Thirsk area
   
Thirsk Weather   -  another one! Via the WeatherLine site which has loads of really useful soaring weather info
   
Sutton Bank Wave Forecast Hendrik Hoeth's wave forecast based on RASP data.