Polly Vacher would like to thank all her Sponsors. Their financial support has made a significant contribution towards the endowment of a further Flying Scholarships for the Disabled. Without their support 'in kind' the flight would not have been possible
Jeppesen UK is proud to once again sponsor Polly Vacher on her new adventure Wings around Britain. Polly will be navigating around Britain using the Jeppesen VFR Manual visiting each and every airfield listed. She will be using Jeppesen VFR+GPS Enroute Charts and a Tablet PC provided by The Tablet Store and PaceBlade Technologies. This tablet PC will contain Jeppesen's electronic IFR & VFR charting solution JeppView 3.5. All the best Polly! From all of your friends at
Shell Aviation the global fuel company has supplied all the fuel for both round the world flights and is supplying all the fuel for Wings around Britain. Without Shell's support none of Polly's flights would have been possible.
Birmingham International Airport, the second largest airport outside London, is proud to support Polly and her Wings Around Britain challenge. We are delighted that Polly has chosen us, as she did on both her round the world flights, as the airport from which to begin her flight. We wish to give her and the charity, Flying Scholarships for the Disabled, every support.
Royal Air Force has given Polly their overwhelming support. On both world flights and this around Britain flight they have provided military escorts to publicise Polly's aims.
Sennheiser is delighted to be supporting Polly on her latest adventure. “This project to land at all of the airfields in the UK is quite inspirational, and I'm glad we can help to raise money for such a worthwhile charity as Flying For The Disabled” John Stevens Head of Marketing
Honeywell Bendix King aircraft avionics specialist has provided the latest powered mode S transponder and has supported all Polly's flights and taken an active part in supporting the charity Flying Scholarships for the Disabled.
Oris Swiss Watches was established in 1904 and has both a strong heritage and reputation for producing superb quality mechanical watches for aviation, diving, sport and culture. Whilst flying, Polly Vacher depended upon the exceptional technical capabilities of the Oris watch as part of her back-up navigation system over the North Pole. Oris is giving financial support and ten Crown Pointer Date watches to raise money and awareness for the charity.
BAA is the world's leading airport company, owning and operations seven UK airports - Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Southampton, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen. BAA is extremely proud to be involved in Polly's Wings around Britain and looks forward to see her touch down on BAA's runways.
Red Admiral Productions is an award winning television and video production company which specialises in aviation. It has made programmes for the BBC, ITV, Discovery Europe and the History Channel. The company is supporting Polly Vacher's Wings Around Britain by producing a video news release which will be available at no charge to any broadcaster seeking to cover the project as a news story. Red Admiral will also help to coordinate filming by the broadcasters themselves.
Global Aerospace Underwriting Managers, the world's largest specialist Aviation insurer, is delighted to be closely associated once again with another of Polly Vacher's adventures. We were pleased to provide insurance coverage for Polly on her previous expedition to the Poles. Once again we shall be sponsoring and insuring her during her "Wings Around Britain" odyssey.
BAE Systems, a global defence and aerospace company and the owner and operator of Barrow-in-Furness, Warton, Filton and Woodford, is waiving the landing fees at each and organising a reception for Polly to sign copies of her book ‘Wings around the World’ which is being sold throughout the tour. Dick Olver, Chairman of BAE Systems said: “I’m delighted we were able to support Polly and wish her all the best in raising funds and awareness for Flying Scholarships for the Disabled.”
Pho2art.com, the internet based showcase where photographers around the world present and sell contemporary photographic art at prices people can afford. The photographic art website sponsors Polly Vacher's compassionate work to lift to new heights, literally and spiritually, people afflicted by handicap.
Roland digital printing and display graphics.
Antipas Designworks, a small, web based business, with a specific aim - high quality web, video editing , print and digital media production for organisations who perhaps think that high quality means high cost. The company provides web design and maintenance on a pro bono basis for a number of aviation charities, including FSD, the BDFA and of course Polly's website.
Castle Kennedy Gardens, Stranraer. These wonderful gardens are extensively landscaped with terraces, mounds and avenues, all of which were created by men and horses, and extend to more than 30 hectares in this beautiful part of Scotland.
website development and maintenance - www.antipasdesignworks.co.uk