*Guest Speaker* Kevin Arblaster (Aerobility) I can’t do up buttons. However, I can fly an aeroplane

*Guest Speaker* Kevin Arblaster (Aerobility) I can’t do up buttons. However, I can fly an aeroplane

I can’t do up buttons. However, I can fly an aeroplane Kevin Arblaster overcame physical disability to achieve his life’s ambition - becoming a pilot. Kevin explains how he overcame prejudice and the regulations to fulfil his dream.

Tue 21 January 2020 18:00-19:00,

*Guest Speaker* Kevin Arblaster (Aerobility) I can’t do up buttons. However, I can fly an aeroplane

Kevin Arblaster overcame physical disability to achieve his life’s ambition - becoming a pilot. Kevin explains how he overcame prejudice and the regulations to fulfil his dream. His inspirational talk highlights the potential of differently abled people.

Kevin developed cerebral palsy as a child. Being determined to not let disability define his life, he studied for his HND in Computer Software Engineering and is self-employed as a computer programmer. He took up flying in 1998 and with the help of the British Disabled Flying Association (now Aerobility) he first flew solo in 2010, finally qualifying for the Private Pilot’s Licence in 2018. He was awarded the Pooley’s Aviator Sword in recognition of his outstanding achievement.

This talk will be interesting for anyone who beleives that individuals with disabilities should still be able to acheive their dreams!

FREE for Occupational Society members

£2.50 for none members

We look forward to seeing you there!

ROOM B125 6pm-7pm

mbition - becoming a pilot. Kevin explains how he overcame prejudice and the regulations to fulfil his dream. His inspirational talk highlights the potential of differently abled people.


Kevin developed cerebral palsy as a child. Being determined to not let disability define his life, he studied for his HND in Computer Software Engineering and is self-employed as a computer programmer. He took up flying in 1998 and with the help of the British Disabled Flying Association (now Aerobility) he first flew solo in 2010, finally qualifying for the Private Pilot’s Licence in 2018. He was awarded the Pooley’s Aviator Sword in recognition of his outstanding achievement.