The Jharkhand Flying Institute (Gliding) of Jharkhand State is situated at State Capital Ranchi .
The Jharkhand Flying Institute (Gliding) of Jharkhand State is situated at State Capital Ranchi and the holy city of Deoghar. The Club was established in 1998 at Ranchi and in 2015 at Deoghar, being the most active Gliding Club in the Country. JFI has grown to be a close knit institution with emphasis on Cross-Country flying and a strong social group of friends, Gliding enthusiastic, the group of aviators from young and old, male and female. Gliding is truly a sport for all.
We invite you to join us for an Air Experience Flight at Deoghar Airfield any day throughout the year, round the weather permitting. Your joy flight will take place in one of our club's two seat gliders, and will last up to the individual desire. Our pilot will fly the take-off and landing, and your passenger is welcome to have a go at the controls in between, or just relax and enjoy the view of holy city nearby sightseeing and view of Lord Shiva (Baba Baidyanath). Additionally we provide full time GPL course to build the carrier as Glider Pilot and provide hobby training for interested hobby flyers.
Electronic Transfer:- The fees for joyflight/training flight/hobby flight may be paid to the account department at Deoghar Airfield in cash of through online transfer at Civil Aviation
It costs just Rs. 300.00 for 10 minutes flight on gliders and Rs. 800.00 on Motor Gliders, during which you will experience the thrill of silent flight, soaring like an eagle with experience of motored sailplanes, and if lucky, you can even spot one.
The maximum permitted safe weight on any glider seat is 110 kg. Passengers over 100kg can only be flown with our lighter instructors to avoid exceeding the maximum combined cockpit load. If you are over 100kg please advice your weight when booking your flight so we can ensure a suitable instructor is present. Pilot on the Deoghar airfield telephone (9931506630) after 7:00 AM on all the days of week and also public holidays.
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