Mission Aviation Fellowship
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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Rob Wildeboer Scholarship Charity Auction at Goodwood
Oct16

Rob Wildeboer Scholarship Charity Auction at Goodwood

Goodwood Flying School will host its first auction to raise funds for the 2024 Rob Wildeboer Scholarships at its Chichester base this weekend.  The Goodwood aviation community suffered an immeasurable loss with the passing of its Goodwood Flying School Manager, Rob Wildeboer, after a unexpected illness in 2021. To remember and honour Rob in accordance with the wishes of his family, a number of scholarships have now been launched to...

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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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Prince’s Trust Cadets Complete Scholarship Initiative with L3Harris Technologies
Jan30

Prince’s Trust Cadets Complete Scholarship Initiative with L3Harris Technologies

The first three young people to take part in The Prince’s Trust flying scholarship have completed their training with L3Harris Technologies. The flying scholarship initiative, created by L3Harris and The Prince’s Trust as part of the RAF 100 Legacy, aims to increase diversity within the aviation industry and help more people to achieve their dream of becoming a pilot. The first students, all from Northern Ireland, undertook...

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