Gliding courses 2016
Our courses for 2015 are now finished (we run courses from March to October). However if you are interested in booking a course for 2016, either as an individual or group please make an enquiry to the appropriate course secretary.

If you wish to book as an individual, please contact Patrick, our One Day Course Secretary. Dates for 2016 courses will be posted here in due course but will generally be on Saturdays between March and October (there may be some limited availability on Sundays).

If you wish to make a group booking, please contact Thomas or Christina, our Group Course Secretaries. The dates for group courses need to be made by arrangement and these will take place on Saturdays between March and October.

Congratulations Ladia!
Oliver Solo
Congratulations Ladia on going solo at the Upward Bound Trust on Sunday 28th June 2015

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Congratulations Oliver!
Oliver Solo
History in the making
Congratulations Oliver on becoming the youngest pilot to go solo at the Upward Bound Trust on your 14th birthday, from all of us at the UBT!

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50th Anniversary Celebrations
50th Anniversary 2015
The Upward Bound Trust (UBT) will celebrate 50 years of training young people to fly gliders in 2015. The UBT would like to extend an invitation to former members/pupils and friends to join us in our celebrations during the Vintage Rally weekend on 2nd, 3rd and 4th of May 2015.

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Glider Flight for BBC's Weatherman Matt Taylor
BBC Weatherman Matt Taylor took to the skies on this beautiful day in September 2012.
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Achievements 2014
Achievements 2014
There have been a number of gliding achievements in 2014. Congratulations to Henry, Jacqui, Thomas, Mike, Charles and Ruhul!

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Vintage Rally 2014
Our annual Vintage Glider Rally took place on the first Bank Holiday weekend of May.

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