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Jon Laughton

“Intermediate Flapper”

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Name: Jon Laughton
County/State: Lancs
Country: United Kingdom

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Fly IC (mainly) and electric fixed wing. Now dabbling in multi-rotor UAVs. Completed an MSc in UAS Technology and intending to operate in that market commercially - have passed the Ground School and Flight Test for a PfCo. 

Now back as Chairman of the Oldham Model Aero Club for a second stint and a club instructor. I do have a B certificate in Fixed Wing.

My main rc hobby interests are sportsman aerobatics and stand off scale + also making sure we all have fun on the flight-line!  Embarrassingly I have too many models to list here including a few ‘hangar queens...’

Professionally I am now semi retired having worked at senior levels in the Aerospace industry since 1980 and running my own companies supporting that sector. I have my own UAS company that sponsors the BMFA National Centre and I am a sessional lecturer at Glyndwr University in subjects related to Unmanned Aircraft Operations & Technologies.

I have always loved aeroplanes and WWII warbirds in particular. (Been in love with the Spitfire since I first saw the Airfix Mk IX 1/72 scale bagged kit in the early sixties...)

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Last online: 18/01/2021 09:16:40

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