Photo by Martin Gammon for RAeC
OF APPRECIATION OF THE ROYAL AERO CLUB
and Annabel Jarvis (aka ‘The Bedford Cavalry’) have provided support
and help to their local microlight community above and beyond the call of
duty. Day to day they lead the Bedford Microlight Club, but their help and
support goes far beyond this.
Kay Bradford flew to Sandy late in 2011, and a very heavy landing resulted
in a u/s aircraft. Peter and Annabel offered the Bradford's
including accommodating them, providing space in a hangar for their
damaged aircraft and taking them to the train station.
the summer of 2012 they came to the rescue of Rob Kraike who found
himself in adverse weather in France on the way back from the Blois
trade show forcing him to deploy his ballistic parachute, landing in a
forest. Rob contacted the Jarvises who were on their way back from Blois
by road. They took a 200 mile diversion to return Rob and his
damaged aircraft back to his base"
the weather, the ground school has had the usual crop of exam successes.
also had some successes in the air. Charles Le Boutillier, flex
wing, went solo for the fist time.
Turner and Karl Bowles both gained their de-restricted licenses
to Charles, Chris and Karl.