The Royal Aero Club Chairman

The Chairman of the Royal Aero Club of the United Kingdom is David Monks who was appointed in August 2018 succeeding the very successful six year tenure of Patrick Naegeli.



David is a helicopter pilot and has fronted helicopter sport flying in the UK since 2005 adopting new and exciting changes to make it a crowd facing race based spectator sport, the UK was the first country to adopt the format which has given helicopters a new direction.  He has flown in competition since 2000 and continues to do so representing the UK on the world stage and is currently introducing a trans Atlantic race series for 2019. Flying is very much his passion and he is a firm believer of encouraging others to fly.

He is the UK delegate for rotorcraft (CIG) in FAI and the current chairman of the Helicopter Club of Great Britain.

David is professionally qualified as an electrical engineer.



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