Thank you for showing an interest in joining the IBM Gliding Club (IGC). I hope you will find the facts contained in this document useful and will encourage you to develop your initial interest by joining us, using the application form. If you do decide to join us, I'm confident you will never regret it! Gliding is a most rewarding sport - a sport that covers so many other subjects:
Equally, as far as the actual flying is concerned, your learning is never finished. You will always have some goal you're wanting to reach! There are a number of records set by glider pilots that will amaze you.
Although we have endeavoured to include the latest information, obviously special training offers and prices may differ from time to time. Therefore, if you want to know more, or have any specific queries, why not contact any of the committee.
The IBM Gliding Club (IGC) can subsidise your gliding costs, no matter what your level of expertise. All we ask from you is a certain amount of co-operation. Our philosophy is to subsidise flying costs. We do not offer a subsidy towards the cost of membership of Lasham Gliding Society (LGS). To do so would contravene the rules of the parent IBM North Harbour club. Furthermore, we aim to romote flying - subsidising the cost of membership does not prompt people to fly.
To make the most of gliding, and specifically the IGC: