Flight Experiences

The YGC offers a range of ways to experience flying. Why not join us to see what we do?

Trial lesson

Have a First Flight

A First Flight Experience a great way to try something new and experience the delights of soaring flight, or maybe you’d just like to take in the view!

Only £99.50+ P&P


Join the ‘mile high’ club

Fly one mile high with us!
One mile high is 5,280ft (1,609m) above sea level. You can view the beautiful Vale of York from high above!

Only £155.00+ P&P

Flight simulator

Try our Simulator

Our state-of-the-art gliding simulator suite provides the opportunity for students, solo pilots and instructors to fly on days when we can’t contemplate getting anything out of the hanger, usually due to the weather!

From £7.50+ P&P

Learn to fly

Flying courses

The best way to discover the delights and challenges of gliding at Sutton Bank is to spend time with us on one of our five-day courses. Alternatively join us for a one-day course when you can take the opportunity to sample the sport in more detail.

From £185.00+ P&P


Corporate Days

Are you looking for something completely different and uniquely special for those exceptional customers, suppliers or as a reward for your employees? Ever thought about a gliding experience?


A scout in JVZ

Junior gliding experiences

The YGC is proud to be a Junior Gliding Centre in the UK!
This means that we can offer Junior membership and gliding tuition to people under 21 at a massively reduced cost.



Youth Group Flying

We work closely with the Scout Association to give flying experiences to Scouts, Cubs and Brownies. We also regularly receive visits from Air Cadets, Sea Cadets and other youth organisations.