Mission Aviation Fellowship
Disabled woman’s life “transformed” after learning to fly from home
Jun13

Disabled woman’s life “transformed” after learning to fly from home

A 56-year-old disabled woman from London is learning to fly on her computer with Aerobility’s Virtual Aviation Experience (VAE). Yvonne, whose disabilities have a profound impact on her mobility, speech, and emotional well-being says her life has been “enriched” after completing Aerobility’s free VAE course. Yvonne has been disabled since 2021 after she experienced a stroke which severely affected the right side of her body, making...

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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 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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Aerobility’s Junior Aspiring Pilots Programme open for applications
Feb10

Aerobility’s Junior Aspiring Pilots Programme open for applications

Aerobility have opened applications for their upcoming Junior Aspiring Pilots Programme, a four-part course designed to offer disabled individuals between the ages of 12-18 “a fascinating and exciting introduction to aviation”. “By teaching aviation related topics in a group environment, the Junior Aspiring Pilots Programme aims to build confidence as well as develop transferrable skills such as problem solving and team work,” explain...

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