Bill is the competition director, he has been the chairman of the human powered flight group of the Royal Aeronautical Society for many years.
Bill, together with Fred To and a few friends, were the founder members of the successful British Human Powered Flying Club which promotes the sport of human-powered flying and has been holding annual flying competitions in the UK. The rules and regulations of the “Icarus Cup” has been a model for other countries.
Bill Brooks is an aeronautical engineering and test-flying consultant.
He was the director of P+M Aviation, his last design at P+M was the successful QuikR microlight.
He has built and flown several aircraft including a Jodell DR1050 and the recent “Flycycle” microlight.