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About gliding at Shenington

Details of our location and site
Overview of our aircraft fleet
What ground facilities we offer
A bit about our members
Learning to fly at Shenington

About the BGA

The British Gliding Association is the governing body for the sport of gliding in the UK. The BGA provides a wide range of support services to over 8500 glider pilots via approximately 80 gliding clubs throughout the UK.

Meet some of our key people


Our instructing team
Our Committee members
Our professional staff


About gliding in the UK

What are gliders and how do they stay up?

What are the main sources of lift?

How do gliders get airborne in the first place?

What happens if the lift stops working?

Isn't it all a bit complicated?

What's it all about then?