2019/2020 Committee

The Flying Start Challenge Committee is made up of graduates and apprentices from each of the sponsoring aerospace companies running the challenge. Each year, the new committee takes responsibility for all aspects regarding the management, planning, organisation, growth, and support of the challenge in each region.

Leonardo HelicoptersCommittee Chair / Yeovil Regional Final

  • Alisha Shrestha
  • Callum Gathercole
  • Chris Charles
  • Darren Williams

Safran Landing SystemsMedia & Communications / Gloucester Regional Final

  • Ahmed Anwar
  • Julia Chan
  • Scott Trower
  • Alice Penfold

AirbusSchools & Lessons

  • Alex Hayes
  • Nimal De Silva
  • Jack Lewis
  • Keshav Ooriah

AtkinsFinance

  • Luke Ingham
  • Rosie Fairall

Rolls RoyceBristol Regional Final

  • Oliver Kesterton
  • Joseph Hardy
  • Alex Sloan

GKN AerospaceGrand Final Activities

  • Edward Penfold
  • Tom Batt
  • Harvey Castree
  • Jed Garland

MBDAGrand Final

  • Nick Applegarth
  • Holly Graham
  • Oliver Lewis
  • Oliver Walker-Hayes

BAE SystemsSupport

  • Ciaran Worcester
  • Kinga Nowak
  • George Johnson-Briscoe
  • Tom Lafford
  • Oliver Rowe