Welcome to Northumbria Gliding Club

We are a completely voluntary club and fly from Currock Hill airfield just outside Newcastle upon Tyne.  The club is open to anyone interested in learning to fly gliders or simply looking for a trial flight experience.
For more information about becoming a member check out the Joining Us page in the menu above or come and see us on any weekend or Wednesday.
If you wish to purchase a gliding experience as a gift please visit the Trial Flights page.

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Latest News

An Unexpected Landing
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FOLKS who had their eyes on the skies around Corbridge last Wednesday may have noticed a glider landing in a field at Stagshaw. The aircraft was piloted by 22-year-old Keith McIntyre, a member of Hedley on the Hill’s Northumbria Gliding … Read More

Morpeth flying enthusiast paralysed by Motor Neurone Disease takes to the skies
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Geoff Hutchinson, 66, thought his flying days were over until he was taken 3,000ft in the air by a long lost friend.

14 year old Nathan is flying high
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Nathan Ridley made his first solo flight in a glider when he was 14, but his ambitions haven’t stopped there – he hopes one day to become an airline pilot.

Excelsior flyers hoping to gain their wings
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The three latest recruits in Excelsior Academy’s successful partnership with the Air League Trust and British Airways are reaching for the skies.