The gliding I did was at Sembawang airfield, courtesy of the septics. Half a crown a month membership , and half a crown a launch.From 1000ft you could see way up the Malay archipelago, brilliant sight.From memory a T21 trainer, dual seat side by side,open cockpit.
There are 3 RN Gliding clubs, PNGC based at Lee on solent; Yeovilton and Culdrose. All provide very good flying with a combination of Aerotows and winch/being hauled up by a truck with a massive engine. Normally for sailors the first flight is free and there is a good chance of getting a bursary towards flying. The JS Gliding centre is based at RAF Halton. Generally every year there is an international Exped (At the moment either Spain or USA) and the interservices in august. There is also a Navy development week based at PNGC towards the end of summer. All activities are heavily subsidised compared to the Civvy airfields and it's even open to the retired guys.
Hi, I'm starting BRNC in April, would really love to do some more gliding after the scholarship course I did last year (don't worry I'm not a WAFU ). Is it easy enough to do gliding as AT? I know that one week of our 5 weeks summer leave is for AT, can I do gliding? By the way, did you do any spinning or spiral dives? That'll sort out last nights tikka massala!