Byron Gliding Club
Tyagarah Airfield, Byron Bay
The club flies self-launching motor gliders which embody all the advant ages of powered aircraft combined with the inherent safety of sailplanes, and regularly soar the rugged ridges of majestic Mount Warning and the cliffs above the historic Byron Bay Lighthouse, as well as one of the longest ridges in Australia, the Coorabel – site of a famous endurance flight back in the 1930s.
Tyagarah Airfield, Old Brunswick Road via Grey’s Lane, Byron Bay (Go past the first hangars on the right and continue along the dirt road for about a kilometre to the eastern end of the airstrip, the end closest to the sea – see the contact page for more directions.
Members fly seven days a week, aircraft availability and weather permitting.
Passenger flights have been resumed due to easing of restrictions.
See Air Experience Flights.