VGC Rendezvous Start Date Monday 22nd July 2019
VGC Rendezvous End Date Thursday 25th July 2019
The Opening Ceremony
The Opening Ceremony will take place at 19:00hrs on Monday 22nd July outside the clubhouse. There will then be a Barbecue ‘til late.
The Daily Briefing
Each day, including Monday 22nd, there will be a briefing in the club conference room at 10.00hrs. It will cover Safety, Weather, NOTAMS, Suggested tasks and other general information.
Launching facilities will be available every day. We have a four drum winch, with a professional operator, and several tow planes.
Each evening will be for food, fraternising and merriment.
The Closing Ceremony
The Closing Ceremony will take place at 16:00hrs on Thursday 25th July outside the clubhouse.
Discussions are underway for interesting visits, particularly useful if the weather is poor. These are examples ….
Locally we have the historical base of the Father of British Gliding, Percy Pilcher. We plan to arrange a visit to Stanford Hall and to see a replica of his “Hawk” gliding machine.
A few miles away there is a Brewery who offer escorted visits around the Brewhouse with a chance to sample the beers afterwards.
The Father of the Jet Engine, Frank Whittle, is remembered in a museum just a few miles to the West at Lutterworth.
There are many places of interest and history in easy driving distance.