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Aerobility expanding after opening Kent operations
May08

Aerobility expanding after opening Kent operations

UK disabled flying charity Aerobility has partnered with Lydd Aero Club in southeast Kent to provide opportunities for lessons and experience flights for people living with disabilities. The decision comes after the aviation charity is set to stage its ‘armchair airshow’ later this year.    Aerobility, which has its headquarters at Blackbushe Airport in Hampshire, and which also operates a satellite operation from...

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Aerobility raises record £101,000
Jan29

Aerobility raises record £101,000

British aviation charity Aerobility has raised £101,000 through a record-breaking auction. The auction took place on Saturday, 30th November at the Sofitel Heathrow T5 as part of one of the charity’s biggest annual fundraising event, the Aerobility Aviators’ Ball. The event brought together over 400 people from civilian and military aviation communities, as well as members of the charity, friends, family, supporters and members of the...

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Wings for Warriors opening a new flying school for UK veterans
Jun01

Wings for Warriors opening a new flying school for UK veterans

UK military charity Wings for Warriors has announced the opening of a new flight training school in Gloucestershire later this year, training medically discharged veterans who want become commercial pilots. Charity founder and CEO Mark Radcliffe says: “What we do isn’t just about flying. It’s about opening the unique and privileged world we exist in as aviators and using it to inspire inspirational men and women in need of some luck...

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Ex- Red Arrows Pilot Mike Ling joins NDMFS Scholarship Charity as Patron
Jun24

Ex- Red Arrows Pilot Mike Ling joins NDMFS Scholarship Charity as Patron

Squadron Leader Mike Ling MBE FRAeS has accepted an invitation from the Trustees of Biggin Hill-based Nick Davidson Memorial Flying Scholarship scheme (NDMFS) to take the new role as Patron of the charity. He has recently left the Royal Air Force after 21 year’s service and is now in commercial aviation. His new role will include helping to establish new funding for the charity, also to overview the selection process and to give...

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Aerobility’s first disabled flyer to earn TMG Class Rating
Sep08

Aerobility’s first disabled flyer to earn TMG Class Rating

Claire Tonkinson, a disabled woman from London, is the first student with a disability to have earned her touring motor glider TMG Class Rating with training from Aerobility on the charity’s Grob 109B. Aerobility is a UK Charity which changes lives by providing anyone, with any disability, access to the magic and wonder of learning to fly and has specially adapted aircraft. It is the only flying charity in the country to offer TMG...

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