The Challenge

Who is involved?

STUDENTS

SCHOOLS

COMPANIES

EARLY CAREERS

What is involved?

LEARN

Understand the fundamentals of flight

BUILD

Build and shape your own glider

TEST

Make it fly as far as you can

COMPETE

Win many different prizes

When is it taking place?

September

Schools come back from summer holidays. Lesson planning begins.

November to February

Companies to teach lessons and demonstrate activities. Total lesson time is 5-7.5 hrs. Gliders are designed, built and tested.

March

Teams compete at one of the Regional Finals for a place at the Grand Final.

April

Grand Final, usually held at the Fleet Air Arm Museum in Yeovil. Twelve teams compete to win the top prizes. Actual dates and venue tbc.