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Captain Peter Turner has been named the new Chairman of Trustees for

The Helicopter Museum.



Peter has been a Trustee of the museum since 1996 and is currently the Vice-Chairman. He recently retired from the aviation business as the owner of an executive aviation company and served on various national industry committees throughout his career. In addition to his working with the Helicopter Museum he was Chairman of another charity – The Disabled Sailing Association – for which he is currently Vice-President and a Yachtmaster.


Peter holds an Airline Transport Pilot’s Licence and also flew helicopters throughout his career amassing in excess of 15,000 flying hours. In addition to his professional qualifications he is a Liveryman and Master Pilot of the Honourable Company of Air Pilots and serves on the flying scholarship selection committee.


Peter has been associated with Weston Airport continually for 62 years. Starting as an Air Cadet at 621 Gliding School and moving on to being Manager and Chief Flying Instructor of Achilles School of Flying, a pilot with Bristol Air Taxis and Imperial Tobacco Group and CFI of Woodspring Gliding Club.

The Helicopter Museum

Locking Moor Road


BS24 8PP


Tel. 01934-635227

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