The baron in flight



Pensions & Investments - Money manager's flight sets record, fights diabetes.
By Drew Carter
May 16, 2011


Reuters Wire - Diabetic pilot aims for record-breaking polar flight
By Yereth Rosen
ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Thu Mar 31, 2011 1:00pm BST


Last Degree Landing
Adventure 52 Magazine.
February 2011


Diabetes Flight 50 Articles

PILOT - Britain's best-selling GA Magazine (5 MB)
November 8th 2010

Reuters Life! - A former Royal Air Force pilot with diabetes is preparing to break another record by touching down in all 50 U.S. states and show that the disease is no obstacle for enthusiasts who dream of flying.
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New Scotsman - Diabetic Scots pilot takes off for another record-breaking journey.
A SCOTTISH former Royal Air Force Pilot who was banned from flying in 1989 after being diagnosed with diabetes has set off on an attempt to land in 50 US states in a record time.
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India Times - Record-Breaking Pilot Takes to the Skies for Diabetes
"Authorities do not yet take into account continuous blood glucose monitoring which gives readings every five minutes, which is one of the most exciting developments," Cairns said. "This has tremendous implications to help lift restrictive blanket ban... FULL ARTICLE AT ABC NEWS


Diabetes Flight 48 Articles

Beating the Barrier.
Interview, Loop Magazine, UK
November 2009

Douglas is flying high again despite diabetes.
The Sunday Post
16th August 2009

High-flier soars into US record books
Press and Journal (Aberdeen)(Main)
30th June 2009

Flying high

City AM, 29/06/2009, p.10, Unattributed
Yet again, a couple of seemingly staid City chaps..........

AVwebFlash: World's Premier Independent Aviation News Resource
June 22, 2009
Brits Take Contiguous 48 States In Record Time (For Diabetes)

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