Gordon Wansborough-White's initial involvement in aviation was with Imperial Airways in Kenya before the second World War. He flew Battles, Blenheims and Beauforts during the War. He served on the Council of the Royal Aeronautical Society for 16 years, and was a founder of the Light Aviation Group. He is a fellow of the Royal Institute of Navigation and has been organiser of their G-NAV competition for seventeen years. He has held a PPL for 45 years, and is still flying regularly at the age of 80.
RAeC Certificate of Merit