Royal Award for David Monks & Hugh Barklem
David Monks, UK Delegate to CIG, and his co-pilot, Hugh Barklem were awarded The Queens Cup Air Race Challenge 2018 by The President of The Royal Aero Club of the United Kingdom, His Royal Highness, The Duke of York.
The Air Race Challenge Cup is awarded by the Royal Aero Club to the successful bidder of its member associations. The Helicopter Club of Great Britain successfully won the bid for 2017 and the Queens Cup was part of the 1st ever leg of the Helicopter World Cup, the brand new FAI Category 2 event showcased in the UK last June.
The Queens Cup was presented by HRH Prince Andrew at the RAF Club in London in May 2018.
pic from left to right, David Monks, Hugh Barklem and HRH The Duke of York.