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Filmed on a busy thermic summers day with a bit of fun in our K.21

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 HGC operates from Easterton Airfield in the North of Scotland, about 3 miles south of Elgin, making it the most northerly gliding club in the UK. Thermal, ridge and wave flying.

With an excellent ratio of instructors to ordinary members, Highland has an outstanding training reputation and welcomes new members who are keen to take up the sport. We also encourage pilots to develop themselves to the utmost of their abilities, regardless of age or gender.





Looking South towards Elgin (click for larger version)

19th June 2021 by J Campbell in the Motor Glider

Latest News

  • Exercise Soaring Eagle part 1

    Between 24 and 28 June, we had the pleasure of hosting another Soaring Eagles week of adventurous training gliding for the benefit of RAF and Army personnel based at Lossiemouth and Kinloss.   The aims of this exercise are to:   a.    Develop the physical... Read more....
  • HGC Awards Dinner 2024

    Every year HGC awards a series of trophies (shiny or otherwise) to various of its members, for things ranging from epic flights to epic fails. In a break with tradition this year we decided to split the awards ceremony from the AGM and hold a... Read more....
  • A flying start to 2024

    The weather has not been kind to the club over the last few months, with what feels like rather more rain (and wind) than average thwarting our attempts to fly. However, let’s not forget the number of achievements by club members in 2023 – we’ve... Read more....


Sat Jul 27 @ 5:00PM - 08:00PM
Pasta night - 27 July
Mon Aug 05 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Exercise Soaring Eagle part 2 - 5-9 August
Highland Gliding Club
Easterton Airfield
United Kingdom

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