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‘AeroDiscover’- a Pioneering Aviation Sector Education Programme for Tomorrow’s Aviation Professionals

AeroDiscover is a ground-breaking programme funded from the Civil Aviation and Department for Transport’s Reach for the Skies Challenge Fund. Its intent is to make waves by inspiring and engaging the next generation of aviation professionals across Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire through immersive experiences, mentorship, and industry exposure and more.

In the realm of aviation education, a new initiative is taking flight, promising to reshape the way young minds perceive and engage with the dynamic and rapidly expanding sector that is UK aviation. Introducing AeroDiscover, a ground-breaking programme designed to ignite passion and curiosity among the next generation of aviation professionals. AeroDiscover seeks to revolutionise the way young people perceive and engage with the aviation industry and thus secure the talent pipeline for this crucial sector going forward.

At the heart of AeroDiscover lies a strategic blend of immersive experiences, mentorship, and real-world industry exposure. Through hands-on activities like Aviation Adventure Days and Aerospace Exploration Labs, students are not just observers but active participants in the exploration of aviation’s endless possibilities. With access to flight simulators and up-close encounters with cutting-edge technology, AeroDiscover offers a glimpse into the exhilarating world of flight.

Mentorship is a cornerstone of the program, connecting students with seasoned professionals through the Mentor Aviators Programme. These mentors, with their wealth of experience and insight, serve as guides, inspiring students to reach for the skies and pursue their dreams in aviation.

Industry Insight Days provide students with invaluable exposure to aviation companies and research centres, offering a behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of the industry. From engineering marvels to ground-breaking research, these immersive experiences open doors to a multitude of career paths within aviation.

But AeroDiscover isn’t just about hands-on experiences; it’s about fostering inclusivity and breaking down barriers to access. With initiatives like Parental Engagement Workshops and Dreams Take Flight Workshops, the program ensures that aviation opportunities are accessible to students from all walks of life.

Collaborations with cornerstone organisations like the British Model Flight Association, the British Gliding Association and the Initiative for Interstellar Studies further enrich the AeroDiscover experience, connecting students with passionate experts who share their love for aviation and space exploration.

AeroDiscover is a journey of discovery and empowerment. With its innovative approach and unwavering dedication to inspiring the next generation of aviation enthusiasts, AeroDiscover is poised to shape the future of aviation across Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire one student at a time.