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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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easyJet launches its first Summer Flight School for children
Aug17

easyJet launches its first Summer Flight School for children

UK low-cost carrier easyJet has announced that it is launching a new Summer Flight School, to combat persistent gendered stereotypes of pilot and cabin crew jobs and inspire more young people to consider a career in aviation. The Summer Flight School takes off from 21 August at easyJet’s London Gatwick training centre and places can be booked online for free at easyJet.  As new research by the airline reveals around four in ten...

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UK students win Paris Airshow rocketry award
Jul04

UK students win Paris Airshow rocketry award

Members of the Ridgeway Rocket Club from Ridgeway School and Sixth Form College, were crowned International Rocketry Challenge Champions at the 2023 Paris Airshow. The three students won the prestigious rocketry award after completing an international fly-off against teams from the US, Japan, and France. It is the first time a UK team have won the International Rocketry Challenge since 2019. The stringent 2023 mission requirements to...

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Cotswold Airport Aviation Scholarship
May10

Cotswold Airport Aviation Scholarship

Running since 2007, the annual Cotswold Airport Aviation Scholarship is designed to introduce the younger generation to the various career opportunities available within the aviation industry through a mixture of on-site and off-site visits involving industry expert talks, engineering facility tours, and hands-on flying experiences. As with previous scholarships, the programme is open to people who reside in Gloucestershire,...

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The Royal Aero Club Trust 2023 Bursaries closing 31 March
Mar03

The Royal Aero Club Trust 2023 Bursaries closing 31 March

An update that the Royal Aero Club Trust will be closing its 2023 bursary applications on 31 March, with no applications to be accepted after that date. As part of the organisation’s Flying For Youth programme, 25 bursaries were offered in 2022, as well as a number of additional grants worth up to £500 each. The Royal Aero Club Trust’s Bursary Scheme was first established in 2002 “to provide financial assistance for those wishing to...

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