Winning A Flying Course at Compton Abbas Will Change David Walker’s Life

David Walker’s life will change thanks to Compton Abbas Airfield.

Back in February, Laura Hughes announced a competition to give one lucky person a course of free flying lessons and the exams they require to gain a UK pilot’s licence. Ferndown resident David won the contest.

David Walker

Yesterday he told Alfred that he’s dreamed of being a pilot since he was three years old. David is a particularly worthy winner. His life has been really tough recently. His wife and soulmate passed away from cancer. In our interview, David explains how he will make a special tribute to Laura on his first solo flight.