The Scottish Aero Club

Take-Off - Our Charity of Choice

'Take-Off' - Fasten Your Seatbelts!

The Scottish Aero Club is proud to support ‘Take-Off‘, a charity set up to provide flying opportunities for young people in Scotland and to foster self-confidence, self-belief and motivation.
The charity also aims to raise awareness of opportunities in aviation with the goal of helping young people to see and realise their potential, which will have benefits in all areas of life as well as for the wider community.
Take-Off is a charity registered with OSCR (registration number SCO43716) and works in partnership with local education bodies and flight training providers to help meet its goals. The trustees have varied backgrounds in aviation and education. In addition to their expertise, they bring their passion for flying and a desire to help others to achieve the trust’s objectives.
The charity is run by members of the Scottish Aero Club, Howard Duthie, Russell Myles, Drew Turnbull and Jim Lachendro.
For further details about the charity, you can visit their website HERE.
If you would like to make a donation to this worthwhile cause, please scan the QR code below and follow the instructions. Alternatively, there are two red collections tins in the clubhouse – thank you on behalf of Take-Off.

Donate via QR code - please note, you can scroll down on the SumUp page to donate as a guest - you do not have to download the App. Thank you.

Aviation in Perthshire - People, Places and Planes by Ken Bruce Special Edition Sold in aid of the Take Off Charity

Local author Ken Bruce has produced a special volume of the complete collection of his Perthshire Aviation stories. It covers both First and Second World War aviators with links to the area and its airfields. This amazing compendium, with over 500 pages rich in detail, is full of facts about the history of aviation in Perthshire, and the early history of aviation in Scotland too.

There’s something here for everyone, from history and aviation buffs to those who are interested in the first-hand experiences of those who flew dangerous missions through hostile skies.

This is an easy book to pick up and dip into time and time again, but you may just find it so compelling that you won’t want to put it down!

Buy one for yourself, buy one for those you know who’ll love it, or send the link below to those who don’t know what to get you!

This 500-page large-format book is fantastic value at £27.99, especially since £10 goes directly to Take Off from each purchase. If you’d also like to make a Christmas donation to Take Off then please use the QR Code above – thank you!

Take-Off is a charity registered with OSCR Registered Charity Number SCO43716.

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