Aviation Club visit to Farnborough Airport


The club is usually run one Saturday a month and in May we have organised a visit to:Farnborough Airport Fire Station and also a possible visit to TAG airport aircraft hangar (where lots of lovely aircraft are kept,
to be confirmed on the day.) 

 Please note:

All students must be accompanied by an adult - Parent/Guardian

The activities are suitable for young people with physical and/or mild to moderate learning disabilities

The club is open to children from 14 - 18 years of age

There are 5 places available for keen aviation enthusiasts

Contact gail@aerobility.com by Tuesday 8th May to confirm your place


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Event date - Saturday 12th May 18

Meet at 09.30am - Finish approximately 2.30pm

Meet at Ively security Gate - Main Entrance Farnborough Airport - GU14 6XA

Bring a packed lunch

Bring wet weather gear and sensible shoes


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Schedule for the day

Introduction and Safety Briefing in the Fire Station lecture room

Issuing of Personal Protection Equipment (Fireman’s Uniform) & a brief look at some fire service equipment in the lecture room

Look around the fire engines (They're huge and awesome)

Fire Engine demonstration in front of fire station. Hands on with hoses & water cannon (on top of the Fire Engine for those that are able to, hose practice for those using a wheelchair).

Tea/comfort break

Search for the casualty exercise - Briefing in the lecture room

Look around the training chamber (underground)

As the training chamber is inaccessible for wheelchair users those students will be supervising the exercise above ground using the radios (with the help of a fireman) 

Comfort break

Demonstration/participate in hose/hydrant drills at the rear of the fire station - teamwork

Debrief and certificate presentation

 Lunch break in the Fire Station Please bring a packed lunch

Possible visit to TAG airport hangar (where lots of lovely aircraft are kept)

To be confirmed on the day

Laura Neaves