About the Pilot – Peter Davies

Image © Paul Johnson/Flightline UK

Image © Paul Johnson/Flightline UK

Has been flying for 32 years, and been flying Gyroplanes for 22 years. First issued a Gyroplane Display Authority (DA) in 1991. Peter became an Display Authority Evaluator (DAE) in 2012. Has displayed aircraft at several major shows including – Paris Air Show, Biggin Hill, Farnborough, Blackpool and Manchester.

2500 Hours+ flying Gyroplanes FI (Gyroplane Flying Instructor) and FIC (Instructor of Instructors).

Notable Achievements

First British Gold Colibri – at the time the only Gold to be awarded in the World. Fourth in the 1st World Microlight Championship, winning the speed event outright Set a FAI World distance record in category C-1a/0, which still stands to this day.

Won the 1994 Around the World Air Race in ‘Tiger’ a 1500 hp Cessna Conquest II twin turbo prop aircraft owned and flown by Vijaypat Singhania, along with Peter Davies and Dan Brown.

Recorded as official ‘Earthrounders’– persons who have flown around the world in the name of adventure

FAI’s 1st World Air Games – The Olympics for Aviation – attained 4th in the World in the discipline of Long distance navigation flying a Mooney 252 with its owner Bryan Eccles. Peter has flown virtually everything type of flying machine from Hang gliders through to Wessex helicopters and the Worlds largest biplane, the Antonov AN2.

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