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Flying High over Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire

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Flying High over Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire

Deeside Gliding Club just outside Aboyne, Royal Deeside has become popular with gliding enthusiasts from across Britain and Europe. Due to the surrounding terrain, its location is fortunate to possess very stable air currents so is renowned for being the foremost Wave soaring site in the British Isles. It is the only gliding airfield in Scotland to have a tarmac runway, of which it has two in parallel, which run east west. With a dedicated parking and picnic area visitors can watch gliders take to the skies and soar on the currents.)  A glider is simply a heavier-than-air aircraft that is supported...

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