October 2006
The Frances Crabtree Trust has granted us £450 ..more


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The APT is run by a small band of dedicated people who firmly believe in the organisation and its aims.

John Gisby

John Gisby is our new General Manager. He brings to the job extensive administrative experience and a wry sense of humour. John deals with the day-to-day running of the charity and is the first point of contact for those wishing to experience the thrill of flying.

Raymond Proost

All flying assessment and training is carried out by Raymond Proost, who is also one of the six trustees of the charity. Raymond has extensive experience as a flying instructor, especially in Shadow microlights. Don't worry - he's seen it all! He instructs with patience and humour. Above all he wants you to enjoy the experience


The trustees bring a wide range of experience and talents to the charity. They are:-

  • Peter Lynch - Chairman
  • Dr. Steve Solomon MD - Pilot and medical advisor.
  • Raymond Proost - Flying Instructor and aircraft operation advisor.
  • Brian Cannell - Paraplegic licensed pilot.
  • Ian MacLucas - Paraplegic licensed pilot and Chartered Accountant.