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The charity Aviation Without Borders has been organising a flying day for disadvantaged kids at Perth for many years and this year National Fly Kids Day will be held at Scone on Saturday 18th June. We are hoping to organise a few pilots to fly probably about 10-12 kids in some of the 4 seat aircraft. Volunteers are welcome, to help with hangar visits and hospitality.
On the 9th of May 10 aircraft from the club took part in an informal fly past at Errol airfield to honour the Russian airmen that trained there during the war.
This was the anniversary of V day in Russia WW2, and was commemorated with wreath laying at the Russian Monument at the top of the North South Runway near the white entrance gates. The event was attended by the consul and vice Consul from Edinburgh, the Perth & KInross Provost, along with the Perth Friends of Pskov in Russia.
Since the Memorial was been erected last year, the whole story has been attracting a lot of interest in Russia. and it is now on the List of Monuments of commemoration to those who fought in the WW2.
Please click on read more below for the full story.
GASCO is presenting SAFEST, an evening talk on aspects of flight safety, headlining human performance and limitations, mid-air collisions and Loss of control.
If you haven't been to one of their talks before it is well worth attending, and even if you have, a talk like this serves as a reminder of all those tips we can so easily forget.
The talk starts at 1930hrs on Wednesday 13th April.