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A message from our former Patron

In 1909, when The Air League was founded, aviation was in its infancy, but the founders had the vision to recognise its potential for civil and military use. The Air League has never lost that vision and is as active as ever in promoting an interest in aviation among young people through the offer of Flying Scholarships and Bursaries; in supporting the development of effective military aviation; in stimulating internationally competitive aircraft manufacturing and air transport industries and in encouraging general aviation in this country.

– HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh (1921-2021)


Key People

Deputy President of the Air League

Mr W R C Foyle DL 

Vice-Chairman of the Air League


Life Vice-Presidents

Air Chief Marshal Sir B K Burridge KCM CBE ADC

Group Captain T M Holloway

Sir M Knight KCB AFC

Mr K D R Mans

The Rt Hon Lord Tebbit CH

Mr C M H Walkinshaw

The Air League Council and Board of Trustees

The Air League Council

Mr S Baker MP

Sir J Brazier TD

Miss V Cope

Mr J Counsell

Mr R Courts MP

Mr S J Fitz-Gerald

Baroness Garden of Frognal

Mr J Goodsir 

Baron Davies of Gower

Sir G Howarth

Dr B Humphreys

Professor I Poll

Mr C Tarry

Mr H Wheeldon

The Master of Honourable Company of Air Pilots

Board of Trustees

Mr J B Steel QC (Chairman)

Mr S J Gervais

Mr J J Greaves 

Air Marshal Sir C N Harper KBE

Mr G R Hodge (Treasurer)

Mrs Z Layden

Air Commodore T Keeling

Mr S A Pendry 

Ms C MacAleese

Air Commodore A J Seymour

Mr N C Whitney MBE

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Latest Updates

28May 21
The 2021 Future Aviation And Aerospace Network

The 2021 Future Aviation and Aerospace Network

Join us on Thursday 15th July onboard HQS Wellington, moored on the Victoria embankment, centrally located straddling the boundary between The City and Westminster for the inaugural Future Aviation &…

24May 21
2021 Scholarships And Bursaries Launched

2021 Scholarships and Bursaries launched

Over the past decade, Scholarships worth over £2 million have been allocated to young people across the UK. We look for individuals that have a passion for aviation and aerospace…

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