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RAF Halton Young Flyers – Fri 20 Jun 14

 

The 15th Annual RAF Halton Young Flyers event will take place at RAF Halton Airfield on Friday 20th June 2014 (1600-2030hrs). The origin of the event is in the global Young Eagles programme which started in the late-90s with the aim of flying over one million children prior to the Centenary of Flight – although this was achieved in 2003, the RAF Halton event has been so successful that it continues as an annual occasion.

The RAF Halton Young Flyers provides children between the ages of 8-18 with a free flight in a light aircraft around the Vale of Aylesbury. To date, almost 1000 youngsters have enjoyed this aviation experience and returned home with a certificate to prove it! All costs are borne by the members of the RAF Halton Aero Club. To apply for a place in this year's Young Flyers contact the Project Officer, Nigel Marshal, by email at slowflyer123@aol.com or 07967 752362. Service children will be given priority for bookings until mid-May 2014 – however, places are strictly limited.

 

RAF Halton near Aylesbury Bucks, operates a Flying Club where Servicemen and women, regardless of rank or trade, and affiliated civilians, have the opportunity of learning to fly at the lowest practical cost. Halton is 25 minutes from the M25. Nearest rail station is Wendover on the Chiltern line…45 minutes from Marylebone.

The Club is well-equipped and operates 7 days a week with full-time instructors and a training fleet of 3 Cessna 152s, a PA-28 for PPL training and a brand new Tecnam Sierra for cost-effective flying. All aircraft are maintained to the highest standards by ATS Engineering at High Wycombe.

Membership of the club is open to all Regular, Reserve and Auxiliary Members of the Armed Forces of the Crown, Commonwealth and Allied Forces as well as members of the University Air Squadrons, the Air Training Corps and the Air Section of the Combined Cadet Force. Civilians employed by the Ministry of Defence, partners or dependants of Service personnel and other civilians who make positive contributions to the flying club are also eligible.

 

Weekender's 2014 Schedule of flyouts

 

To find out more or book a trial lesson contact the Operations Manager on

01296 622697 (BT)

OR

95237 6178 (VPN)