European Championships, Moravska Trebova Czech Republic

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The 19th European Championships for the Club, Standard and 20m classes are held in the Czech republic in July 2017.

European Championships, Lasham

The 15m, 18m & Open Class teams don’t have far to go for once with the European Championships for flapped classes being held at the home of UK Gliding at Lasham in Hampshire. We have a very experienced team representing the UK, and with the added benefit of home advantage hope for very good results. Find out more about who’s in the team here>>

9th WWGC 2017 Zbraslavice

The British Women’s team travel to the Czech Republic in May to take on the world at the 9th Womens World Championships. We have an exceptional track record within the team of medal success and hope for further with our experienced and talented team. Find out more here>>

10th FAI Junior World Gliding Championships, Lithuania

The Junior British Team will travel to Pociunai, Lithuania in Summer 2017 for the 10th Junior Wolrd Gliding Championships. We have an exciting and talented team going, including the current club class World Champion, Tom Arscott. Find out more about the team here >>

2017 34th FAI World Gliding Championships Benalla Australia.

The 34th FAI World Gliding Championships are to be held at Benalla Victoria Australia, from the 8th January to the 22nd January.

The three flapped class’s will compete.

Andy Davis and Russell Cheetham will compete in the Open Class flying JS1C’s Andy in Competition No 80 and Russell in Comp No E1

Steve Jones and Mike Young will compete in the 18 metre class. Steve will be flying a new Ventus 3T Comp No 110, Mike will be flying his ASG 29e Comp No 57

Derren Francis and Ed Johnson will compete in the 15 metre class, Derren flying a Ventus 2A Comp No Y and Ed flying an ASG 29 Comp No G9

2016 World Championships – Lithuania

The Standard Class, Club Class, and 20m 2 Seater classes will represent Great Britain at the 34th FAI World Championships Pociunai, Lithuania. The contest will run from 31st July until 13th August.

Junior World Championships – Australia

The 9th Junior World Championships – Narromine, December 2015

The British Junior Team will fly out to Oz in November in preparation for the World Championships. Find out more about the team here>>


Narromine is a world famous soaring site, with consistent reliable weather for challenging and rewarding cross contry gliding, and many 1000km flights are flown from there each year. The terrain is mainly flat, with big fields, an extremely safe site to fly from.