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    Weʼve raised £330 to help fund Mark through his pilot training. it will cost him at least this amount. help me help him to achieve his dream to become a pilot.

    Bo,ness Scotland
    Funded on Wednesday, 3rd October 2018

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    I am an airline pilot with a Scottish airline called Loganair, I love the work I do working in the highlands and islands flying folks to hospital, to visit relatives or simply going on their holidays. I became a pilot nearly 30years ago and in order to get a license spent £37000, sold my house and all the assets of my self employed business to fund it. ive been to Africa with Mission aviation fellowship and have worked with Loganair for 22years. I met Mark Morrison and immediately picked up his passion for flying, and along with many other pilots have been encouraging him to get his airline transport pilots license and get a job with Loganair. He is a young man with a vision to be an airline pilot. Would you help me to raise money for Marks training, He’s too shy to do this on his own so I asked him if he would mind me doing it for him. If you are passionate about aviation and never had the chance to get in a plane anything you can afford to give will help me get this young man into a flying school and further his dream. He already funded his private pilots license, and just cant get enough of aeroplanes. He has managed to pick up a small ammount of funding from a trust, which will help him to get started. He needs our help to get through the big bit , about £75-80 K will break the back of the training. A lot of money, but i feel that we should help Mark. Please join me, make a donation!

    Eddie Watt

    Mark says “I was a Scout for many years until I was too old, which gave me great skills in many different areas. I then went on to become an Air Cadet as soon as I was old enough. I am still an Air Cadet to this day and hold the rank of Flight Sergeant. We are a small squadron, 1731 Isle of Lewis Squadron. Air Cadets has allowed me to learn so much and develop important life skills. I've attended camps with them and recently won Best Drill NCO at drill competition. I worked hard in school achieving seven National 5's including Maths, English, Physics, Computing Science, Engineering Science, Geography and Gaelic. I achieved four A's and three B's. The following year I completed five Highers including Maths, English, Physics, Computing Science and Engineering Science. An A, three B's and a C at Higher. I was elected as chair of our pupil council in school various years running and enjoyed getting involved in as much as I could. I was also elected as a prefect.

    I have recently just left school and am working for Loganair as a Customer Service Agent in Stornoway. I absolutely love it. It is such an amazing experience and to me, is a step in the right direction to achieving my ambition of becoming a pilot. I am getting the opportunity to speak to so many pilots and also learn how things work on the ground. It is amazing to get up every morning and feel really excited to go to work. Already being employed by the airline is a massive advantage for me as I'm hoping to start my career with Loganair.”

    Let’s help him achieve his ambition folks!

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    • Edward Watt6 months ago
      Edward Watt

      Edward Watt

      6 months ago
      Update from the Page owner

      Page now closed down. Thankyou, from Eddie (On behalf of Mark)

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    • Edward Watt6 months ago
      Edward Watt

      Edward Watt

      6 months ago

      Hi there, am going to have to close this page down. This is at Marks request and of course that must be respected. Any money donated to this account will go to Marks training and will help a little on his long journey. Am very grateful to all who helped here. I will speak to all who have donated personally and thank you all for your assistance. I will be able to explain the reason for the cessation of the fund. It will cease tonight at midnight thankyou Eddie Watt

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    • Edward Watt6 months ago
      Edward Watt

      Edward Watt

      6 months ago
      Update from the Page owner

      Some more help for Marks Journey. Steady and sure. Good people and am very thankful

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    Page last updated on: 6/27/2018 9:58 PM

    Supporters

    14

    • Gareth

      Gareth

      Jun 27, 2018

      All the best with your training!

      £10.00

    • Edward  Watt

      Edward Watt

      Jun 26, 2018

      Hi, its Eddie here, I got given this by a retired neighbour friend.Just to keep things right I’ve put it through the just giving account for accountability

      £10.00

    • Norman MacDonald

      Norman MacDonald

      Jun 25, 2018

      A very jealous friend of the family.A fine young man with a passion for flying and all the skills required to become a great pilot.

      £50.00

    • John Weston

      John Weston

      Jun 25, 2018

      Good luck Eddie, you are an inspiration to these young guys, all the best.

      £10.00

    • Lesley Mckenzie

      Lesley Mckenzie

      Jun 25, 2018

      Hoping marks dreams come true! He’s a lovely lad and has been so supportive of my attempts to overcome the fear of flying! 😃

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jun 22, 2018

      Hope he achieves his dream Eddie👍👨‍✈️

    • Joanne Adamson

      Joanne Adamson

      Jun 22, 2018

      £20.00

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    Edward Watt

    Edward Watt

    Bo,ness Scotland

    Mark says” I am an Air Cadet and hold the rank of Flight Sergeant. I am working for Loganair as a Customer Service Agent in Stornoway. I love the job and it’s a step to becoming a pilot. I use the opportunity to speak to pilots.I hope to start my pilot career with Loganair.”

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