North Devon Hospice

Petroc Plane Challenge

Students at Petroc have built a plane from scratch and will fly it! This wonderful project helps them to build their self esteem, confidence and skills. This is all in aid of the North Devon Hospice and Devon Air Ambulance.
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The students at Petroc have built and will fly a plane! They have chosen the North Devon Hospice and Devon Air Ambulance as their charity partners. Every penny donated helps these important local charities at a time when they need it the most.

The project is funded by a loan of £50,000 from local volunteers who supervised the construction of the plane.

It took ten months to build and has now passed it government certification and testing.

Building a plane that passes government inspection standards is not easy!. Petroc students have shown they are capable of doing a great thing by working hard and following the strict standards of the aviation industry.

So, what have they built ..? A Skyranger, Swift 3. Reckoned to be the best microlight aircraft on the market. Ideal for leisure flying and touring and used by many flight training schools.

If you would like to show your support and encouragement, it will not only mean a great deal to the North Devon Hospice and Devon Air Ambulance it will also salute the students who have completed this incredible challenge!

About the charity

North Devon Hospice

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North Devon Hospice provides free care and support to individuals and their loved ones who are faced with the impact of a life-threatening illness. Everyday we help over 100 people, either in their own homes or at Deer Park, completely free of charge.

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