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Deeside Gliding Club

Aboyne Airfield | Aboyne Airfield, Dinnet, Aboyne AB34 5LB, Scotland
+44 1339 885339
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Sail Plane Ride

Wonderful group of flying enthusiasts. Strapped the wife into a chute and got her into a glider but... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Barry L
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Victor, New York
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Excellent gliding experience

Often passed the gliding club and did not realise they have a trial flight oppertunity until this... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
Ursula B
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Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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The Deeside Gliding Club offers a unique and thrilling experience to soar above the Cairngorm Mountains in a glider.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
4 weeks ago
“Sail Plane Ride”
21 Aug 2017
“Fabulous experience.”
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Aboyne Airfield | Aboyne Airfield, Dinnet, Aboyne AB34 5LB, Scotland
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+44 1339 885339
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful group of flying enthusiasts. Strapped the wife into a chute and got her into a glider but she was just too scared that day. Luckily I was ready and love flying and was allowed to take her spot. Super place to fly. My only...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2017

Often passed the gliding club and did not realise they have a trial flight oppertunity until this year. Rhi and I decided to book then hoped for good weather. Rhi went up first, it was quite an experience helping to get glider in position and...More

Thank Ursula B
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

As part of my 60th birthday presents I received a voucher for a glider experience .Wasn't sure what to expect, but was relieved to find that the club members are approachable and very helpful. The flight was excellent (apart from the lack of thermals!) ,and...More

Thank leadfree25
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cjordans75, Public Relations Manager at Deeside Gliding Club, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Glad you enjoyed! Look forward to seeing you back

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

After planning to fly back from Newcastle to Inverness in our wee Cessna, we hit low pressure and bad weather about twenty miles prior to the airstrip. Emergency landed at this location and the hospitality was exceptional. We were offered tea, coffee, a place to...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2017

Amazing experience!!! Once in the air you can actually have a go at piloting the Glider. The experience is also open to children. The people in the club are very friendly and the athmosphere is very relaxed. Definetly woth trying, I will be back!!

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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Great club, good instructors and very friendly. It's a very exciting experience and the views of the mountains are incredible! Definitely worth a visit.

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