History of LSFS
Over 30 years in the aviation business
Several years as the Evektor Aerotecnik Czech Eurostar and Sportstar UK dealers, Light Sport Aviation Ltd. Introducing many unique new features to the UK microlight market. GRS recovery system, Glass cockpit, Autopilot and a fully painted fuselage in any colour.
We were a CAA approved manufacturer with
As well as the electrical engineer for the company I was also the chief Test Pilot.
We built thirty aircraft and supplied many spares and repairs during our time. The company was successfully sold in 2015.
Twenty one years as a flying instructor
Microlight instructor and examiner, initially as an AFI at Popham airfield for Airboune Aviation, I eventually started my own school at Wycombe Air Park Booker. Working alongside British Airways Flying Club we built up a large and successful microlight school. Using the Eurostar as our training aircraft.
In spring 2021 I retired from instructing to concentrate on the GRS systems and maintenance of aircraft. I also plan to start doing more flight touring once again.
One of our LSFS club flyouts, to Gib, A great trip taking 17days in total, the flight took us through France Northern Spain and Portugal and then to Gib. The return was through Spain but we had to return to Portugal first as the Spanish did not allow flights from Gib to Spain.
This is just one of many flyouts, others include Scotland, Channel Islands, and Europe.
Christmas lunch with the LSFS club members at The RAF club in London's Mayfair. We have held many lunches over the years at a number of different locations, none much better than the RAF club.