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Airfield Safety

Summer tips

  • Before doing a XC drink plenty of fluid and take plenty with you
  • It may be cloudy but that sun can still burn. Rub a high-factor sun cream over exposed skin.
  • Avoid bringing big golfing umbrellas onto the airfield as a protection against the sun. They could get caught by a gust of wind and fly into the path of a landing glider
  • More tips here

Bicester Gliding Centre has an obligation under the Health and Safety at Work Act to ensure that, so far as is reasonably practical, contractors and visitors do not come to harm. All visitors to the club have a legal duty to take care and avoid harming others by their actions or admissions.

We want you to enjoy your time with us but so we can help you, please help us by observing the following guidelines.

In addition all members who are not actively flying are asked to pay particular attention to the following:

For your comfort and safety...

...the following information may help you while out on the airfield. If in doubt or you require more information please contact Bicester Gliding Centre by email at or by telephone - 01869 252493.