Francis has been Chief Engineer of the Popular Flying Association for ten years. He is responsible for overseeing the airworthiness of about 1500 flying aircraft and 1000 construction projects, including over 100 new aircraft completed by PFA members each year. He has consistently struck a balance between the requirements of the CAA and helping members with new designs, and his example has facilitated delegation of responsibilities by the CAA to other air sport organisations.
RAeC Silver Medal
Light Aircraft Association