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Trust Gives Wings To Microlight Association

Published: 11 Nov 2016   updated: 15 Nov 2016


The RAF Charitable Trust has granted more than £29,500 to the RAF Microlight Flying Association towards the purchase of a new Eurostar SL Microlight for the RAF Halton Microlight Club.

The new aircraft will replace one of two C42B Ikarus models operated by the Association and part-funded in 2011 thanks to an earlier grant.  The new Eurostar SL will heighten performance; enhance safety, usability and long-term sustainability. It will also improve aircraft availability for hundreds of serving personnel at RAF Halton, as well as those undergoing basic flying training as a hobby or sport. 

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