SVMC Awards 2017

The Club has three awards which are presented annually at the Club AGM. The Spitfire Award is for outstanding flying achievement during the year. The winner for 2017 was Nick Heywood for building and pushing the boundaries of his EUROFOX flying experience Now on his third EUROFOX aircraft he recorded 75 flying hours in the past year – a bad year in his view but for the rest of us we could only wish for that!    

Nick Heywood receives the award from the Chairman, Ed Wells

The Chairman’s Award is for outstanding contribution to the Club during the year. The winner for 2017 was Ken (Budge) Bircher for being there. Seemingly the always present teashop host at Over Farm and his non-stop engineering expertise and help-given to anyone who needs it.

Budge receives the Award from Chairman Ed Wells

The “Host with the Most” award is given to the host of the individual summer fly-in event which raises the largest contribution for the annual Air Ambulance Charity collection. The winner for 2017 was Monica Hamer. who raised £301.36 in one evening!.

Monica Hamer receives the Award from Chairman Ed Wells