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This project was awarded £5000 by the OneFamily Foundation. View all winners

1084 Flight Simulator Project

(Leicestershire)

The design and construction of a mobile flight simulator based on the BAE Hawk, using the Squadron’s own Martin Baker Ejector seat and a Hawk Canopy, providing a vividly strong symbol of activities and challenging activities in the Squadron. It will be used by cadets within the Squadron and as a recruitment tool at festivals, carnivals and fetes.

Our goals:

  • To design and build a flight simulator based on an original Hawk canopy and Martin Baker ejector seat - to give a full scale representation of a Red Arrows Hawk cockpit
  • To provide opportunities to cadets for a real world experience of delivering a significant project, which they would use as part of the flight experience training.
  • Being portable, based on a trailer, it would provide a 'hub' for tent based 'Air Traffic Control' consoles for enhanced interactive flight simulation.
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How we will achieve our goals

Funding will enable us to purchase the necessary materials and equipment and so build and complete the project within the timescale set out in our application

Where the money will go

As an excellent experience and recruiting tool to encourage youngsters from the age of 12 – 21years to join 1084(Market Harborough) ATC Squadron. Maintaining our high profile within the community.

Latest updates

Progress delayed, but now getting back on stream

16 May 2017

Due to senior personnel changes within 1084 Squadron, the lead person is now CI Dave Standish, with …

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Last Day, last minute!

30 November 2016

Well the last votes have gone in and we now hold our breath until 14th December when the results wil…

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