Alice McEllin of Stroud High School in the microlight
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Stroud pupils build microlight from kit then take to skies

Pupils from Stroud High School and Marling School have spent five years constructing a microlight from a complicated kit of parts.

The light aircraft was built as part of the Boeing Company and Royal Aeronautical Society Schools Build-a-Plane programme, with the support of the Light Aircraft Association.

The programme aims to inspire and encourage young people to study science, technology, engineering and maths.

Scott Ellis joined them, accompanied by a pilot, for take-off.

  • 20 Mar 2014
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