Terms and conditions


  1. The Cranfield Aerospace Experience is a competition organised and operated by Cranfield
    University.
  2. Entrants to the “Cranfield Aerospace Experience Competition” must be students currently
    studying at a UK or EU university in the academic year 2015/16 ending July 31st 2016.
    This competition is not open to current or previous students of Cranfield University,
    employees of Cranfield University or relatives of Cranfield University employees.
  3. The prize comprises:
    1. Session in a full motion, British Airways commercial jet simulator
    2. Flying lesson in an aerobatic Slingsby aircraft
    3. Individual light aircraft flight
    4. Tour of Cranfield University’s 737
  4. Cranfield University reserves the right to withdraw or amend any aspect of the competition or prize at any time.
  5. Accommodation will be provided on a complementary basis on the evening prior to the first day of the event and on the evening of the first day. Cranfield University reserves the right to select suitable accommodation, minimum 3* standard. This will be on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis.
  6. Return travel expenses for the four winners will be available to any destination in the UK/EU subject to a maximum amount of £200 per person.
  7. There are two stages to the competition. At the first stage entrants are required to answer a
    series of multiple choice questions and submit their answers via the competition website at
    www.aeroexperience.co.uk. Entrants that provide a correct set of answers will be contacted
    by email and asked to write an article on a general aerospace and aviation issue.
  8. The closing date for receipt of entries for the first stage multiple choice questions is 19th July 2016 or when the projected number of entries is reached, whichever occurs first.
  9. Cranfield University does not accept any responsibility for late or lost entries due to internet communication issues.
  10. The short listed entrants from stage one will be contacted by email by 10th June 2016.
  11. The second stage of the competition will be assessed by Cranfield staff in the first instance and a shortlist will be developed for a judging panel to make the final decision on the prize winners.
  12. The closing date for the second stage article is 10th August 2016.
  13. The four winners of the competition will be contacted by 15th August 2016.
  14. In the event that any of the four selected winners cannot attend the prize event, the judging panel will select another winner(s) from stage two entries.
  15. It is the responsibility of the entrant to provide an accurate email address.
  16. Only one entry will be accepted per person.
  17. For further details about the competition please contact Mike Bayes
    Email. aeroexperience@cranfield.ac.uk
  18. Entrants must comply by the rules and be eligible for the prize. No responsibility is accepted for ineligible entries or entries made fraudulently.
  19. Cranfield University reserves the right to publicise all aspects of this competition including entries and entrants.
  20. Entrants will be deemed to have accepted these rules and to agree to be bound by them
    when entering this competition.
  21. Cranfield University can accept no liability for any direct, indirect, incidental or
    consequential loss or damage incurred by any party entering this competition whatsoever or
    howsoever caused.

Please note competition opening times have been extended from v1 of T&Cs.