Click on any picture to enlarge! Bowland Forest Gliding Club

‘Chipping Base’
118.685 MHz

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Soar like a bird over the beautiful Bowland Forest Region and enjoy a unique view of the area from coast to hills.

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The Bowland Forest Gliding Club is a Junior Gliding Centre, actively supporting this BGA initiative, which aims to help young people to get involved in the sport of gliding. Find out more by clicking on the Junior Gliding Logo below …

The Junior Gliding Initiative

A Top Club in a Beautiful Setting

The BFGC first started flying back in the 1950’s and has owned its present airfield since 1973.  Surrounded by the beautiful Bowland Forest countryside (an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty), the club makes a wonderful base for flights over stunning local scenery..

Why don’t you come and join us?

We fly on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays throughout the year, weather permitting. (But please note that Visitor Trial Flights and Voucher Flights can currently only be accommodated during the Saturday or Sunday sessions).

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Bowland Forest Gliding Club Ltd. Fiddlers Lane, Chipping, Preston, PR3 2WN
Phone: 01995 61267         EMail:
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Why DO we do it?

Click here to find out why our members love soaring!

Soaring Fun!

Whether you want to learn to fly, or just want an unforgettable aerial experience, buying a BFGC Air Experience Voucher is your first step.  

It can be an ideal gift or a great way to start a flying career!  Either way, it’s a bargain for only £90!

Alternatively, we also run pre-booked Group Visitor Evenings throughout the Spring and Summer. We charge £60 per person for these dedicated events. If you would like to book such an event, please contact us.

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Help the Club at no cost to yourself by using easyfundraising.
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Chipping Landing.jpg Visiting Pilots Briefing V1.pdf

Briefing Notes
for Visiting Pilots

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