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Jay Gates , Bodmin’s Airfield Manager kicks off this season of Aeroclub evenings, Jay  is presenting on Maritime Avaiation and Search & Rescue

This talk is about how the inevitable birth of powered aviation would eventually take it over water, and how maritime aviation has developed since the First World War, both Military and Civil. Maritime Aviation also spawned another aspect of flying, which is Air Sea Rescue, again both Military and Civil, and which is now a crucial arm of the Emergency Services in every developed nation, The talk will take you through all this history, with a focus on Devon & Cornwall.

Book on 01208 821419 especially if you wish to dine at AeroDine. (Meals from 17.30)

Jay has been involved in Aerodrome Operations and safety management for over 25 years including management roles with the Manchester Airports Group, Airports Company South Africa and Regional and City Airports Group. Jay also has experience as an Aerodrome Operations Trainer and Auditor with Airports Council International


All are welcome at our evening social events so bring your family and friends

The AEROCLUB talk starts at 19.00. Please contact Jay on 01208 821419 if you would like to book a pre-talk meal (17.30 onwards), from Diner 31.


Pete White, AEROCLUB, 01752 406660 or 07805 805679 or pete@aeronca.co.uk