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Chairman: Charles Henry

Pictured at Elstree

Charles holds a private pilot’s licence with over 1,000 hours. He also holds a very rusty PPL(H) and a fixed-wing instrument rating. He is an FRAeS, FCMI and MCIM. Charles is Chairman of the GA APPG Tax and Regulation Working Group., a Director of the BBGA and AOPA, a member of the CAA Finance Advisory Committee and Liveryman of the Honourable Company of Air Pilots, as well as serving on a number of other GA liaison groups, including the CAA/ASI Wind Turbine Working Group.

Vice Chairman: John Gilder

Pilot and planning specialist.

John soloed in a Tiger Moth before gaining his PPL in a PA 28 and now has 340 hours and a Night Rating. A Chartered Surveyor specialising in commercial property he is MRAeS and leads our advisors on Airfield planning issues. John also Chairs the Airfields Working Group within the APPG – GA advising owners and operators and liaising with Government on matters relating to airfield planning, legislation and the National network

Board Members

Hon Company of Air Pilots (GAPAN)

David Cockburn
 

British Gliding Association (BGA)

Roger Wilson
Treasurer / Finance Director

 

Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA)

John Walker
 

Flying Farmers Association (FFA)

Anthony Kedros
Secretary

 

British Model Flying Association (BMFA)

David Phipps
Director

Airfield Operators Group (AOG)

Ann Bartaby
Director

 

British Business and General Aviation Association (BBGA)

Marc Bailey
Director

 

Light Aircraft Association (LAA)

Steve Slater
Director

ARPAS UK

Graham Brown
Director
 Graham Brown is CEO of ARPAS-UK, the UK Drone Association. Please click HERE for Graham’s profile.

Robert Hughes
Director

 

Robert Hughes replaced outgoing BMAA CEO Geoff Weighell on the GAAC Board on 1st October 2021. Please see HERE for his profile.

Robert Hughes
Chief Executive,
British Microlight Aircraft Association

 

 
Allie Dunnington

Please click link above for Allie’s biography, and for her article about Online Ground School classes launched in 2020 please click HERE.

 

British Helicopter Association
Tim Fauchon
Director
Tim Fauchon is CEO of the BHA. He joined the GAAC Board on 1st October 2021.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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