11-Oct-2023 Source: The Helicopter Museum
Captain Peter Turner has been a Trustee of the Helicopter Museum since 1996 and has held the position of Vice-Chairman of the museum since earlier this year.
He recently retired from the aviation sector 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 has previously been the 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.
He takes over the role of Chairman Of Trustees for The Helicopter Museum on November 1st.