IFFR UK Flyer of the Year Award 2016

Rotary President Awarded IFF UK Flyer of the Year Award

Epworth Rotary Club President - Tony Flinn - was awarded the IFFR UK Flyer of the Year Award 2016.  Tony is completely paralysed from the chest down following a cycling accident in 2003.  The award recognised, not only, his tenaciousness in gaining his PPL, but also his participation in the Le Touquet meeting.  For Tony that meeting represented three 1st.

  • The first fllight his wife Rosi had made with Tony solely in charge
  • His first IFFR meeting
  • His first flight to Continental Europe

Presentation of the Trophy was held at Peterborough Coninton Airfield (EGSF) on Wednesday 14th June