PNGC Solent Airport Daedalus

Portsmouth Naval Gliding Centre

PNGC closes after discussions between the gliding centre and Fareham Borough Council failed to find a compromise.

The gliding centre has been based at Solent Airport Daedalus, formerly HMS Daedalus, for more than 60 years.

The PNGC website gives more insight into the reasons behind the closure.

No one has ‘won’ and for sure we have lost a great facility for anyone wanting to try gliding and for a centre which allows young people to develop aviation skills “in an affordable manner”

The gallery below shows some images of gliding activity which in all probability we will not see again