RAF Odiham pilots 'proud' after disabled children graduate from flying course

Five children will be flying high after graduating from Aerobility’s Aviation Education Programme
this week.

It is the second year of the programme, which teaches young people with disabilities about the world of aviation.

The aim of the programme is to give young people aged 14-19 with disabilities a range of transferable skills and strengths to take into further education and employment through learning about aviation.

They were each given their certificates and congratulated by military pilots from nearby RAF Odiham , including Flight Lieutenants Max Card and Chris Greensides.

Aerobility chief executive, Mike Miller-Smith MBE, said: “Aerobility is dedicated to providing aviation based opportunities and we are proud of how much the students achieve on this course.

“The range of skills and knowledge gained, the maturity, confidence and independence will surely be a positive influence on these young people into the future.

“The course is supported by BBC Children in Need and we look forward to the new students beginning in September.”