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Disabled people can now apply for flying a light aircraft.

 

Flying Scholarships for the Disabled (FSD) is a charity dedicated to helping disabled people to discover their true potential through the mental and physical stimulation of learning to fly a light aircraft.

The challenges they face and overcome will enable them to find new confidence and self esteem in rising above their own personal life difficulties and help them view the future with greater self assurance.

Each full scholarship student completes a 6-week residential course of training in South Africa , which includes 40 hours of airborne tuition and ground school.

Mini scholarship students complete a 1-week course in the UK , which includes 10 hours of airborne tuition and ground school.

Both scholarships are provided at no cost to the students.

Scholarship Application Eligibility Criteria:

You are eligible for the flying scholarships for the disabled if you are:

– disabled

– over 17

– not in full-time education

– resident in the UK

– can communicate easily

Ask for an application form at: info[at]toreachforthesky.org.uk or The Director, Flying Scholarships for the Disabled, Douglas Bader House, Horcott Hill, Fairford Gloucestershire GL7 4RB. Telephone: 0870 800 1942

For more scholarship information and application; Flying Scholarships for the Disabled Website

 

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