Forces Childrens Trust, represented by Denny Wise attended a presentation at RAF Coningsby where he was presented with a cheque for £4196.00 by Wing Commander Graham Pemberton OC 29(R) Squadron.
Also in attendance:
- Sgt Liam Whelan 2010/2011 Display Manager
- C/T Robert Huckle 2013 Display Manager
- Cpl Mick Butler Deputy Team leader (AV Specialist)
The Typhoon Display Team PR team consisted of 7 personnel selected from a number of trades and ranks from RAF Coningsby.
They gave up their time and weekends to carry out a number of roles including distributing Eurofighter Typhoon promotional items, assisting with public enquiries and raising funds for Forces Childrens Trust, one of the two charities the Display Team supported this year. The team raised a total amount of £4916.00 for the Forces Children’s Trust.
Big thanks to the following personnel from RAF Coningsby:
- Flt Lt Gregor Ogston (Display Manager)
- Sgt Liam Whelan (Eng Display Manager)
- Flt Lt Arlene Walker (PR)
- FS Darren Thompson (PR)
- Cpl Mick Butler (PR)
- Cpl Craig Grouse (PR)
- Cpl Jamie Rae (PR)
Following the presentation Denny was shown round a Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft and then visited The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) to have a presentation on the Spitfire, Lancaster Bomber, Hurricane, Chipmunk and Dakota.
“It was an honour to raise awareness and funds for the Forces Childrens Trust, It is a charity we all hold dear to our hearts, we were so grateful to the public for giving so generously to such a worthwhile cause.”