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"BADER BUS COMPANY still running!" 2013 is the 30th Anniversary Year of the Douglas Bader Foundation. We have lots planned to commemorate this auspicious year so please keep checking the Website for details.
BADER GOLF 2013! - New information from sponsors, Tivoli Lagos Hotels. 2013 Golf Tournament Information now in. Keep checking the Golf Pages.
JAN: New Ambassador for DBF!
FEB: New LLIC Forum Goes Live!
APRIL: 1st TEAM BADER Cycling Challenge completed!/DBF v OCF Golf Trophy won...by OCF!
MAY: BADER BRAVES Flying Day Programme takes off!
We are greatly indebted to the pilots, volunteers, helpers and all at the various Airfields that so kindly host our BADER BRAVES Young Aviators Days. Without their support and generosity these events simply wouldn’t be possible. It was both gratifying and poignant, therefore, to hear from Stuart Scott, one of the pilots at the thoroughly [...]
A reminder about one of our valued Bader Golf Sponsors, Tivoli Lagos’, updates for 2013. There are some great opportunities so it’s well worth checking out. While obviously a wonderful location for golfers, I speak from experience when I say that Tivoli Lagos was a great place to stay as a non-golfer so non-golfing partners [...]
I was lucky to be at the BADER BRAVES Young Aviators Day at the West London Aero Club at White Waltham Airfield yesterday (Sunday 12th May). As in previous years, the Club, their members and their wonderful pilots did us proud and ensured that the Braves and their families had a great day out. There’s [...]
The first BADER BRAVES Young Aviators Day of 2013 took place at Ulster Airfield on Bank Holiday Saturday, 4th May. As you’ll read from Keith Delderfield’s report below, we couldn’t have had a better start to the 2013 Programme. There are more photographs to follow, so please keep checking in. ******************************** Bader Braves Young [...]