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Scottish Gliding Centre

Portmoak Airfield | Scotlandwell, Kinross KY13 9JJ, Scotland
+44 1592 840543
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TAKE THE TIME TO CROSS THE BRIDGE AND GO GLIDING IN THIS AMAZING REGION

I started visiting portmoak 5 years ago, after my trial lesson never passed a summer without... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
Adam S
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Boston, Massachusetts
An annual event

Every year, around this time, my home (Kent)/Gliding club have a week long "expedition" to... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2016
Andrew M
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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Portmoak Airfield | Scotlandwell, Kinross KY13 9JJ, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

I started visiting portmoak 5 years ago, after my trial lesson never passed a summer without coming here to fly. No fully licenced in uk and europe, can enjoy what scottish gliding club has to offer. In one day you can experience, ridge flying, thermals...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

Every year, around this time, my home (Kent)/Gliding club have a week long "expedition" to Portmoak. The welcome is always friendly, the instructors are great. For those of us who don't bring their own aircraft there is good availability of SGU gliders to use (K21s,...More

Thank Andrew M
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Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

Signed up for starter pack membership after a day course at Edensoaring in the North Pennines. Instructors are excellent and I had to sign up for a week's course when one became available. Went from just managing the climb to take-off, circuits and landing... Though...More

Thank John T
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

This was a fabulous and thrilling birthday gift from my wife. The instructor on the day was most informative and l had an amazing time. l lived close by the centre so it was even more amazing to get a birds eye view of my...More

2  Thank regxm
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Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

I came to do a trial flight, and was immediately hooked, so I've become a regular flier. The facilities are excellent. The instructors are great, and the location is gorgeous. Its a friendly welcoming place. Give it a try.

1  Thank IntheBirchForest
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Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

Spent a great day at the Scottish Gliding Centre with the family. It was a most memorable experience for all ages. My 95 year old father-in-law loved his flight as did I and other members of the family are determined that they too will return...More

2  Thank seolnamara
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Reviewed 22 August 2013 via mobile

A well organised experience where I was left amazed and thrilled. A really friendly bunch of people explained everything that would happen. I got to take control of the glider and was blown away by the scenery. Special thanks to Donny for being a brilliant...More

4  Thank the4quinns
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Reviewed 30 June 2013

This was a birthday present from my other half and I was excited about going up in a glider which takes off from The Scottish Gliding centre to see from above the Lomond Hills and Bishops hill. Before we went to do the flight we...More

7  Thank JockstarScotlandwell
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Reviewed 3 June 2013

I was given a flying experience gift for my 50th Birthday and eventually managed to do it just past my 51st! (The voucher I recieved lasted a year but when I telephoned to get a date and explained it might be a little over the...More

6  Thank rogertaboyle
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