The inter-university task week this year is being hosted by Loughborough Students’ Union Gliding Club at Saltby Airfield (Buckminster Gliding Club) from Sunday 21st – Saturday 27th July 2019. The task week has three cups that can be won: Progression Cup, Soaring Cup and the Cross-Country Cup. Points can be scored from your first flight all the way to gaining an instructor rating.


Quiz Quiz Quiz

Get your thinking hats on we have a quiz tonight. First question not before 20:30

Day 4 Roundup

We finished today with a large game of rounders on runway 25. Today also saw LSUGC's Emma Burns complete her cross country endorsement and Southampton University's Matthew Beckett performed his first field landing!

Plan for Day 2

The plan for today: 10:30 Bronze Exam Preparation - Marquee 10:30 Solo Endorsement Test - Large Static Caravan 11:00 Field Identification (do you know how to identify different crops?) - Clubhouse 12:00 ish Talk from Flight Deck Wingman - Clubhouse 13:00 Lunch 14:00 - 19:30 Flying!!!

Day 1

Today we had an amazing first day. With 70 launches and a lot of progression points scored. We had a couple of goes at cross country with a land out at Crowland. All in all a great first day to what looks to be an amazing week.

Entertainment Plan

We are looking forward to seeing you all on Saturday! Take a look at our entertainment plan for the week. Food will also be available all week - make sure that you have let us know any dietary requirements! Saturday: Bar Games - how good is your table surfing? Sunday: Film Night Monday: Talk from Flight Deck Wingman! Tuesday: Trailer Reversing competition - you better get practising Wednesday: Inter-University Rounders competition - bring your trainers! Thursday: Treasure Hunt, makes sure you become familiar with the airfield during the week! Friday: Quiz - remember the quiz master's decision is final! Saturday: Party night... need we say more!

Getting Ready

We have arrived at Saltby and are busy setting up in anticipation of your arrival this weekend. We look forward to see you all!

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