April 23, 2018

Farnborough Airport Fire Station visit - 12th May

Our Aviation Club is a fun, sociable club for young people (14 - 18yrs) with physical disabilities and/or mild to moderate learning disabilities to learn all about the world of aviation.

The club is usually run one Saturday a month and in May we have organised a visit to:

Farnborough Airport Fire Station 
and also a possible visit to TAG airport aircraft hangar (where lots of lovely aircraft are kept,
to be confirmed on the day.) 

 Please note:

All students must be accompanied by an adult - Parent/Guardian
The activities are suitable for young people with physical and/or mild to moderate learning disabilities
The club is open to children from 14 - 18 years of age
There are 5 places available for keen aviation enthusiasts 

Contact gail@aerobility.com by Tuesday 8th May to confirm your place

Photos from last year's trip 

Event date - Saturday 12th May 18
Meet at 09.30am - Finish approximately 2.30pm
Meet at Ively security Gate - Main Entrance Farnborough Airport - GU14 6XA
Bring a packed lunch
Bring wet weather gear and sensible shoes

Schedule for the day
Introduction and Safety Briefing in the Fire Station lecture room
Issuing of Personal Protection Equipment (Fireman’s Uniform) & a brief look at some fire service equipment in the lecture room
Look around the fire engines (They're huge and awesome)
Fire Engine demonstration in front of fire station. Hands on with hoses & water cannon (on top of the Fire Engine for those that are able to, hose practice for those using a wheelchair).
Tea/comfort break
Search for the casualty exercise - Briefing in the lecture room
Look around the training chamber (underground)
As the training chamber is inaccessible for wheelchair users those students will be supervising the exercise above ground using the radios (with the help of a fireman) 
Comfort break
Demonstration/participate in hose/hydrant drills at the rear of the fire station - teamwork
Debrief and certificate presentation
Lunch break in the Fire Station Please bring a packed lunch
Possible visit to TAG airport hangar (where lots of lovely aircraft are kept)
To be confirmed on the day 

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