Aboyne Airfield, operates a 7-day operation during the summer months, Aberdeen is only 30 miles away allowing direct links to the rest of the UK, the club members run the airfield at weekends with a full time instructor and tug pilot available Monday to Friday, the club house is manned between the hours of 09:00 - 18:00.
Set in the heart of Royal Deeside on the bank of the River Dee, the Deeside Gliding Club has some spectacular views that allow for some of the best gliding in Europe, from the Cairngorm Mountains, up the River Dee past Balmoral castle towards Braemar and the ski slope of Glenshee and the Lecht,
- Aboyne Airfield Postcode AB34 5LB
- Aboyne Airfield Geolocation 57.0755556° N Longitude -2.8394444° W
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The club is renowned for being the foremost Wave soaring site in Britain, with the UK altitude record of 38,600 feet being set by a glider flown from the club.
To start gliding, book a Trial Lesson.
There are a number of ways of doing this including phoning the club office, e-mailing, or by visiting the club.