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There are some physical restrictions regarding who can fly in a glider

  • Pilot Weight Restrictions

    • Please Note: Pilot weight restrictions are based on the ‘balance’ of the glider not the ‘strength’

      • Pilot Minimum Weight

        • 50kg (110lbs or 7 Stone 12lbs)

      • Pilot Maximum Weight 

        • 100kg (220lbs or 15 Stone 10lbs)

  • Pilot Height Restrictions

    • Please Note: Pilot height restrictions are for your safety (in order to reach the controls and close the canopy)

      • Pilot Minimum Height

        • ​1.5m (4' 9")

      • Pilot Maximum Height

        • 1.9m (6' 2") 

  • Pilot Age Restrictions

    • Please Note: All minors must be accompanied by a responsible adult

      • Pilot Minimum Age

        • 12 years of age (There is no maximum age)​


  • Physical Restrictions

    • Pilots must be physically able to get in and out of a glider (similar to getting in/out of a bath)

    • Pilots must be medically fit to fly (if pregnant, please consult your GP.)

If in doubt please contact us.

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