The Premier UK Disabled Flying Training Charity Since 1994


When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.- Leonardo da Vinci

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

Rob Lawes

Rob Lawes

Rob is our General Manager and also a Microlight pilot. Flying a Streak Shadow regularly he is always ready to answer any questions you have about flying with the APT Charitable Trust and the shadow microlight.

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:-

  • Dr. Steve Solomon - 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.

The APT Charitable Trust Personnel

The APT Charitable trust would like to thank the following supporters
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