Gransden Lodge - Caxton Gibbet - Gransden Lodge

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If you are pre-solo, discuss with an instructor before doing any task.
Minimum set-off height2,600 ft
Distance9.5 km
AirspaceStay below 5,200 ft QFE south of Gransden. If you get low over Bourn airfield, land rather than getting in the way of Bourn traffic!
BGA Ladder Points95
Suitable weather conditionswinds from north with moderate thermals or better

This task is an out and return. Do the task when winds are from the North so you are blown back towards the airfield.


The village of Cambourne and Bourn airfield are easily recognisable landmarks. Note that the main runway at Bourn points towards Gransden Lodge.

Turn points

GRL (Gransden Lodge) 
the main hangar at Gransden Lodge
CAX (Caxton Gibbet) 
roundabout, 4 roads (1 dual carriageway, 3 single carriageway) with a car park to the south-east
minimum height: 1,800 ft