Tag Archive: West London Aero Club

Wonderful White Waltham!

Our Bader Braves had a fantastic day at White Waltham, wonderfully hosted by the West London Aero Club as always, on Sunday 5th July and, for once this year, the weather smiled on the event too! Making the day even more special was the presence of Mrs Mireille Farrow, who was so generously responsible for creating the first… View Article

URGENT! Flying Day News!

Calling all Braves! We have some important news re our Young Aviators Days: Barton (scheduled date Saturday 13th June – new date Sunday 14th June) Entries Closed:  on Wednesday evening for this event. (Remember we always have to close entries on the Wednesday before a weekend Flying Day in order to allow time for the… View Article

BADER BRAVES Young Aviators Day at White Waltham: Brilliant! Keith Delderfield’s report….

BADER BRAVES Young Aviators Day – West London Aero Club

BADER BRAVES YOUNG AVIATORS DAY at WEST LONDON AERO CLUB: SUNDAY 6TH JULY: West London Aero Club – White Waltham Airfield, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 3TW

Bader Braves Young Aviators Days update

The first of our popular BADER BRAVES Young Aviators Days is almost upon us with the 2014 Programme taking off(!) in style at the Moray Flying Club at Kinloss Barracks in Morayshire this Saturday, 17th May. In fact the programme is starting with such enthusiasm that this event is full and entries have closed. We’re… View Article
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts Exhibition to raise funds for the DBF

Norden Farm Centre for the Arts Exhibition to raise funds for the DBF

I am very proud to announce that the NORDEN FARM CENTRE FOR THE ARTS will be holding an exhibition to support The DOUGLAS BADER FOUNDATION in October this year. Please put the date in your diary. ************************************ The NORDEN FARM DBF MIXED EXHIBITION 22nd October – 3rd November 2013  NORDEN FARM CENTRE FOR THE ARTS… View Article

BADER BRAVES Young Aviators Day White Waltham – From a Pilot’s Perspective

We are greatly indebted to the pilots, volunteers, helpers and all at the various Airfields that so kindly host our BADER BRAVES Young Aviators Days. Without their support and generosity these events simply wouldn’t be possible. It was both gratifying and poignant, therefore, to hear from Stuart Scott, one of the pilots at the thoroughly… View Article

BADER BRAVES – West London Aero Club Flying Day – Report by Keith Delderfield

BADER BRAVES Flying Day White Waltham Airfield – Some photographs…

I was lucky to be at the BADER BRAVES Young Aviators Day at the West London Aero Club at White Waltham Airfield yesterday (Sunday 12th May). As in previous years, the Club, their members and their wonderful pilots did us proud and ensured that the Braves and their families had a great day out. There’s… View Article
McNamaras Hit Target!

McNamaras Hit Target!

We’ve just heard from Angela McNamara that they’ve hit their fund-raising target of £1,000.00. A fantastic achievement! As you’ll know if you’ve been reading the News Posts and Blogs, David McNamara, father of BADER BRAVE, Morgan, undertook to complete the gruelling 3 Peaks Challenge to raise funds for the Douglas Bader Foundation, specifically the BADER… View Article

It’s Here! Schedule of BADER BRAVES Flying Days for 2012 and more!

Here is the first information regarding the BADER BRAVES Young Aviators’ Days for 2012.  We have again increased the days on offer and the geographical area we can cover so you’ll see some new venues along with the old favourites. This is initial information only so that you can get an idea of what dates… View Article
Bader Braves Young Aviators Day – White Waltham

Bader Braves Young Aviators Day – White Waltham

Braves have a Wonderful Day At White Waltham Thank goodness Sunday 28th August provided much better weather for our Bader Braves Young Aviators than Sunday 17th July had when torrential rain and high winds forced the abandonment of the event. Although not a blisteringly hot or particularly sunny day, weather conditions were pretty good for flying… View Article
IMPORTANT NOTICE! Postponement of Young Aviators Day at White Waltham 17/07/11

IMPORTANT NOTICE! Postponement of Young Aviators Day at White Waltham 17/07/11

BADER BRAVES Young Aviators Day: Sunday 17th July at the West London Aero Club, White Waltham Airfield I’ve just received the following notification of the postponement of the above event from Keith Delderfield, the Douglas Bader Foundation Director of Operations (known to most of you already, I’m sure!). Please note the proposed new date. “I am sorry… View Article
IMPORTANT NOTICE! – Postponement of Young Aviators Day at White Waltham 17/07/11

IMPORTANT NOTICE! – Postponement of Young Aviators Day at White Waltham 17/07/11

BADER BRAVES Young Aviators Day: Sunday 17th July at the West London Aero Club, White Waltham Airfield I’ve just received the following notification of the postponement of the above event from Keith Delderfield, the Douglas Bader Foundation Director of Operations (known to most of you already, I’m sure!). Please note the proposed new date. “I… View Article
BADER BRAVES "Young Aviators Days" programme now confirmed

BADER BRAVES "Young Aviators Days" programme now confirmed

BADER BRAVES “YOUNG AVIATORS DAYS” The DOUGLAS BADER FOUNDATION now has the confirmed dates and locations of BADER BRAVES Young Aviators Days. We have increased last year’s programme considerably and are delighted to be able to offer 9 of these very popular and successful events for 2011. We have deliberately chosen airfields in different sectors of the British Isles so… View Article

Bader Braves Flying Day at White Waltham – A Personal View by Jessica Soanes

Following the excellent Bader Braves Young Aviators Day hosted by the West London Aero Club at White Waltham, we received the following wonderful accolade from Jessica Soanes, aged 11. We think that Jessica speaks very eloquently for many who may spend most of their time in a wheelchair or are otherwise physically restricted, about the… View Article

Bader Braves Flying Day – White Waltham: A Day to Remember

BADER BRAVES is an initiative of the DOUGLAS BADER FOUNDATION (Charity Commission Registration Number:800435) The BADER BRAVES Young Aviators’ Day at the West London Aero Club, White Waltham, took place on Sunday 18th July and, as at the same venue last year, was a wonderful event thoroughly enjoyed by all who attended. “Just wanted to say… View Article
Douglas Bader Young Aviators Day – White Waltham

Douglas Bader Young Aviators Day – White Waltham

Monday 15th June, 2009 The Douglas Bader Young Aviators Day at White Waltham Airfield, 14th June 2009 Picnics in the sun Airfields all too frequently get a bad press but, had any of their detractors been at White Waltham Airfield, home of the West London Aero Club yesterday, they would have had to admit that… View Article

Douglas Bader Young Aviators Day at White Waltham

Monday 15th June, 2009 The Douglas Bader Young Aviators Day at White Waltham Airfield, 14th June 2009 Picnics in the sun Airfields all too frequently get a bad press but, had any of their detractors been at White Waltham Airfield, home of the West London Aero Club, yesterday, they would have had to admit that… View Article