Membership with the Flying Start Challenge involves becoming either an ‘Associate’ or ‘Sponsoring’ company. The competition is run and managed by the Flying Start Challenge Committee which is made up of representatives from all the sponsoring companies, and is supported by representatives of associate companies. Each year, new representatives form the committee and oversee the competition from launch through to delivery of the Regional and Grand Finals.

Committee responsibilities for the challenge include:

  1. Overall Management and Co-ordination
  2. Schools and Lessons
  3. Rules and Regulations
  4. Volunteers/Mentors
  5. Media and Communications
  6. Events
  7. Finance
  8. Collaboration and Growth

To contact the committee and discuss joining us as either an associate or sponsoring member, please click here.

Flying Start Challenge is currently run by the following engineering companies in the South West of England: Airbus, Atkins, BAE Systems, GKN Aerospace, Leonardo, MBDA, Rolls-Royce and Safran Landing Systems. To learn more about the sponsoring members of the challenge, click here.