Meet Anna!

Meet Anna!

Meet Anna, who uses a wheelchair due to her disability, is an incredibly inspiring young lady who received the 2015 Freedom in the air (FITA) PPL scholarship. The scholarship is funded by FITA with support from PHAB (an organisation who provide opportunities to people with disabilities). Anna will be completing her training in a Piper PA28 fitted with Vision Air hand controls at Flight Training London flying school in Elstree. Huge congratulations Anna!!

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British Women Pilots Association 2015 Scholarship Winners!

British Women Pilots Association 2015 Scholarship Winners!

The British Women Pilots’ Association (BWPA) announced the winners of the 2015 scholarships. The six winners were selected from more than 80 applicants.

Announcing the winners, Acting Chair of the BWPA, Julie Westhorp, said, “I would like to congratulate each of the winners and wish them every success in their future flying careers. The BWPA is committed to supporting and encouraging women pilots, especially during training. The standard of applications for our scholarships was extremely high and presented a considerable challenge to the selection panels.”

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Why I fly...

Why I fly...

Memona, who is learning to fly at Flight Training London, Elstree shares with us why she is learning to fly. We wish you all the best with your adventure!

There is no one reason why I am learning to fly; it is the whole embodiment of aviation that has always fascinated me. I am lucky that I have been able to learn to fly at this stage of my life, knowing that I still have so much to explore and discover. 
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