15th Anniversary Fly UK
Posted 04 Apr 2019
Today marks 15 years since Fly UK was founded by Chris Sutcliffe. We have come a long way since that day and throughout the next month we have a number of events and competitions to celebrate this milestone in the world of VA's.
Join us on the forums and our other communication channels for all the detail as it's announced, headlines are as follows.....
Extended Birthday Weekend Special - Any type, any rank on any Fly UK route
From April 4th to 23:59z on Sunday 7th April, the restrictions are off for all members regardless of rank. Fly any type on any Fly UK route and as we are feeling generous that's not restricted to Fly UK types. So yes, you classic lovers and Mad dog fans.... go fill your boots! Of course we'd love to see our livery in the skies so share your picture and images on our social platforms.
Real World social meets
Followers of the forums and Facebook will know we have some member meet ups for this coming weekend with a few more later in the month, all are welcome, visit the forums for full details, headline meets are,
- April 6th, Sherburn Aero club Flight Sim group. Regular Fly UK members attend with a number of staff planning to join also - Info
- April 7th, Gatwick Flight Sim Group, Regular members attend - Info
- May 4th , Manchester Airport Fly UK meet up, Runway Visitor Park - Info
We have a number of prizes and giveaways over the next month and details of how to enter will be published shortly. Up for grabs we have,
- £150 Simmarket voucher kindly donated by Katrina Hancock
- UK2000 scenery packages with thanks to Gary Summons
- 737 Flight Simulator experience with thanks to Virtual Flight Experience
- ........and maybe more to come!
Coming soon we will launch this stunning livery for our anniversary. Named Fly UK "Crystal" it will be available for selected models starting with the 787-8 and 747-8i with full PBR effect.
Anniversary edition of Skyways magazine
Due to be released shortly with special articles on the history of Fly UK and discussions with senior managers and founders
And much more to come,
We hope to bring you much more, including a full FSD ATC day. We are also open to ideas from our members so you have any suggestion then please contact us via our various communication channels
So to close out, we hope you join in with our celebrations and enjoy the coming month. And finally, thank you to all that take part in this great community, both members and staff that make Fly UK the success it is.
Matthew Lewis - Operations Director
Derek Butterworth - Business Support Director
On behalf of the Fly UK Staff Team.