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Our People

Our Patrons

Every time I get out of an aeroplane I have a smile on my face. Sharing that love of flying with people who really need a boost is such a brilliant idea .   Mike Ling 

Air Marshal Sir Dusty Miller KBE

Mike Ling, MBE, FRAeS, Blades Pilot and ex Red Arrows

Mandy Shepherd, Military and Wildlife Artist 

Our Ambassadors

fly2help is fantastic at opening up opportunities for young people to get their first taste of the aviation and aerospace industries.
Dr Jackie Bell 

Alice Butler, Commercial Pilot

Dr Jackie Bell, Imperial College London

Carole Bent, Creative Catalyst

Mark Knight, Group Captain Royal Air Force Rtd

Chair of Trustees

My life revolves around aviation, it's amazing and a real privilege to share it with people who need it and those who want to be a part of it in the future. 
Darren Lewington FRAeS 

Our Trustees

Darren Lewington, FRAeS, Chair of Trustees 

Mark Farmer, Partner at Eden Ventures 

David Sproxton, Founder Aardman Animations 

Simon Eddison, MD Evolonet Ltd

Dave Edwards, Partner At Windsor Capital 

Thierno Diallo, Airbus 

Our Team

Sharon Walters: Charity Business and Finance Manager

Kim Lewington MBE: Charitable Programmes Manager 

We are an incredibly small team here at fly2help but our reach is immense and we couldn't do what we do without the support of our amazing volunteers.
We are lucky to be surrounded by such passionate and creative people who allow us to fulfill our mission to open the doors on the exciting world of aviation to everyone.

Our Volunteers

Being a female and coming from a BAME background, both largely underrepresented categories within aviation, I hope to work towards making aviation accessible for all. The charity has several fun-packed activities in partnership with schools across England, from answering general questions about becoming an airline pilot, engineer, air traffic controller to hands-on events involving airport operations. 
As a fly2help volunteer I hope to spark a sense of excitement in relation to a career within aviation amongst the next generation.
Maariyah, volunteer pilot