Army Gliding Club (Wyvern)
Wyvern is the largest gliding club within the Army Gliding Association and provides affordable flying for both military and civilians
We have a experienced team of BGA qualified instructors, dedicated on taking you from Novice to Solo to Competition Pilot.
Most training takes place at the weekend, but we also run courses, each 5 days long.
We fly from Upavon Airfield which is a military airfield used primarily for training.
Wyvern is the largest gliding club within the Army Gliding Association and provides gliding as a recognized sport and approved Adventurous Training activity to all serving and retired members of all three Armed Forces, MoD civilians and by exception other civilians can be invited to join. It will also provide air experience flights for all those interested in finding out about the thrill of gliding. All instruction is carried out by BGA (British Gliding Association) Instructors.
Army Gliding Club (Wyvern) can boast one of the best fleets of any club in the South West, with a full range of aircraft available for our members to take from ab-initio through solo to cross country and competition flying.
AGC(W) runs four 6 – day intensive gliding courses from April through to September and which are open to serving Service personnel, and a separate 5-day Basic Course for prospective civilian members. These are extremely good value for money and offer student pilots the opportunity to receive intensive training in the 5 days, with the potential to fly solo for some candidates.