Flying with the Scottish Air Ambulance Service

Do not miss this winter talk by Andrew Sayers.

Date Wed 30th January 6pm at Staffordshire Gliding Club.

Flying passenger aircraft, vintage aeroplanes such as the Tiger Moth and being a flying instructor, Andrew has continued with his flying career, despite a serious injury in a chemical accident in 2001.

Using his expertise he became a captain for the Scottish Air Ambulance using their Beechcraft 200 King Air for six years. His last aircraft was flying the world’s fastest turbo prop the Saab 2000. His flying career paused in 2014 due to requiring further surgery to resolve the injuries sustained in the chemical accident. Andrew has a wealth of experience in the field of aviation with 9,800 hours of recorded flights and has trained pilots for British Airways, BMI, Aer Lingus and the military.

His military service was in the Intelligence Corps, were as an infantry major he was a company commander in The Black Watch.

His talk covers the unique history of The Scottish Air Ambulance Service. He will illustrate the talk with accounts of various incidents based upon themes of Drugs, Violence, Alcohol and Sex (sounds like a normal Wrinkly Wednesday at Seighford).