News Archives 2012-2015
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!

Achievements 2015

50th Anniversary Celebrations (1965-2015)
50th Anniversary 2015
The Upward Bound Trust (UBT) celebrated 50 years of training young people to fly gliders in 2015. Former members, pupils and friends joined us in our celebrations during the Vintage Rally weekend on 2nd, 3rd and 4th of May 2015.
Achievements 2015
Achievements 2015
Congratulations to our class of 2015 solo pilots: Oliver and Ladia!

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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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Achievements 2013
Achievements 2013
There have been a number of gliding achievements so far this year.
Congratulations to Ruaidhri, Cherry, Chris R, James, Ben, Steve, Mark and Henry!

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Haddenham's Best Kept Secret?
The local community website featured the Upward Bound Trust in a recent article.

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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.
You could do this too! Video by Shaun Sumner and Peter Bryant. More videos
Jackie's re-soloed
Congratulations to Mark on his solo in December 2012. Mark is an experienced pilot of powered aircraft and has now learnt to fly an engineless aircraft with ease!

Congratulations to Jackie on re-soloing in October 2012. We welcome Jackie back to the UBT this year after a few years away.

Congratulations to Simon on achieving his Silver badge after achieving the duration flight (a flight of five hours or more) in the club K8

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The annual fixture that is the UBT Christmas Curry took place in December 2012. After a pleasant Sunday flying, 20 members descended on a local curry house for some tasty food. Thanks to Simon for organizing the evening.