Weʼve raised £1,020 to The Mike Langley Foundation
- Funded on Friday, 1st September 2017
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A young person dreams of becoming a pilot and discovers that without considerable financial support, it simply isn’t possible. And in today’s aviation industry this is all too true. So with your help, we are going to change things. Through funding initiatives and scholarship, we will create opportunities for those who demonstrate real passion to become a commercial airline pilot.
Why are we doing this? In recognition of a man called Mike Langley and his significant contribution to the aviation industry. Sadly, Mike lost his battle with cancer in April 2017, but he remained passionate about making training accessible to all those who had a dream to become a commercial pilot but lacked the financial resources.
Following a distinguished career in the Royal Air Force, Mike Langley played a pivotal role in ab-initio training in the UK over the last 25 years working with self-funded pilots, airlines, universities and regulatory bodies from across the globe. Mike was also a founder member of Kura and Head of its Advisory Board.
Kura Aviation, the industry’s only Community Interest Company, is delighted to be involved in The Mike Langley Foundation. Help us create creating opportunities for those who demonstrate real passion to become an airline pilot.
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Jul 27, 2017
Jul 12, 2017
From all of Mike's friends at Flight Training News and Airplan Flight Equipment.Thank You
Jun 29, 2017
Mike was a colleague, friend and one of life's fine human beings. I hope the Foundation reaches out to future pilots and ensures Mike's lasting legacy.
Jun 20, 2017
Marvellous funny Mike. So great that this foundation is helping to give young pilots their wings.
Jun 6, 2017
Mike, you were such a gentleman and such an inspirational character. Your passion was contagious.You will be missed by all.
James and Isobel
May 24, 2017
Thank you Mike for everything - and you know that includes a heck of a lot!
May 20, 2017
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