Aerobility Live ‘armchair airshow’ set to return in 2024
Mar04

Aerobility Live ‘armchair airshow’ set to return in 2024

Aerobility’s popular ‘Armchair Airshow’ is to return this year, now modified to include an onsite audience and rebranded as ‘Aerobility Live’. The UK aviation charity first launched the Armchair Airshow four years ago when COVID19 pandemic restrictions meant that public events were banned. The event was a huge hit with aviation fans throughout the world who got a unique insight behind the scenes, beamed direct to their...

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Equal Skies Charter
Nov20

Equal Skies Charter

A consortium of aviation organisations, currently comprising Aerobility, CAA, NATS, Biggin Hill Airport, Bristow, 2Excel, Saxon Air and the University of West London, have launched a research project into disability employment within the aviation and aerospace industries. Operating under the label, Equal Skies Charter, the consortium is inviting aviation and aerospace organisations to complete a questionnaire to help better understand...

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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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Aerobility launches fundraising campaign after turning 30!
Aug03

Aerobility launches fundraising campaign after turning 30!

Aerobility is celebrating its 30th anniversary this summer, and three decades of introducing 10,000 disabled people to flight. The charity began life in 1993 as the Delta Foxtrot Club (Disabled Flying Club) and later the British Disabled Flying Association. In 2008 it became Aerobility and has bases at Blackbushe and Tatenhill. With support from charitable donations and grants from businesses, trusts and individuals, Aerobility...

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Aerobility scholarship open until 09 June 2023
May22

Aerobility scholarship open until 09 June 2023

Aviation charity Aerobility has opened applications for this year’s range of scholarships, offering anyone, with any disability, the opportunity to experience the magic and wonder of flight and take the controls of an aeroplane, irrespective of experience. Aerobility says these scholarships can deliver a unique sense of freedom and achievement combined with significant personal development and can also take a person through the first...

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