Learn to Fly

Learning to fly a glider is an exciting and satisfying experience. As part of the Gliding Federation of Australia, Beverley Soaring Society provides a very comprehensive, structured, and safe program of flying training.

There are two great ways you can learn to fly at Beverley. You can:

  • Learn to fly with our instructors on any weekend at your own pace (we operate most Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays), or
  • Attend one of our regular Ab-Initio or “Learn to Fly” courses (see below)

Whichever way you choose to learn, our flying program covers pre-solo training, post-solo development, and cross-country coaching.

Please contact us for more information.

About Ab-Initio Courses

Our Ab-Initio courses are designed to give the beginner concentrated instruction running over a one week period or two consecutive weekends including at least one Friday. Other weekday training is sometimes available in association with cross country training weeks held during the soaring season.

Airfield accommodation is available at no charge.

Next 7 Day Training Course
September, 2021

This seven day intensive Ab-Initio training course is a great opportunity for newcomers to gliding to quickly progress your flying skills. The course will cover both the theory and practical aspects of gliding and is suited to student pilots with any level of flying experience. For more information and to register your interest, email us at bevsoar@beverley-soaring.org.au or call Roger on 0407 385 361.

Instructors and students at an Ab-Initio Course

Instructors and students at an Ab-Initio Course

Child Safety

To comply with Gliding Federation of Australia (GFA) policy, all instructors who interact with minors (under 18 year olds) hold a Western Australian Working with Children card. These must be renewed periodically with the relevant state government department.

Learn More About the Sport of Gliding

The Gliding Federation of Australia web site explains how gliders fly, about learning to fly and where this exciting sport can take you.

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