Julie has been an active member of the AHA (Association for Helicopter Aerosports), the BMFA’s Specialist body for helicopters, since 2000 first as Secretary before moving to the role of Treasurer. She also co-ordinated the fund-raising for the F3C team during this period. In 2006 she was the Event Co-ordinator for the F3C European Championships which took place in Blandford Forum, Dorset. She was subsequently awarded the Royal Aero Club’s Certificate of Merit.
In 2013 she became the AHA’s F3N (Helicopter Freestyle) Competition Secretary & runs the F3N League of competitions in the UK. She also submits regular articles for publication in Rotorworld. She has been the F3N Team Manager for the last 3 years leading her team to Gold medals in the 2016 European Championships & silver medals in the 2017 World Championships.
Julie lives in Northolt, Greater London with husband Dave and two daughters. Dave competes in F3N and she is his caller at competitions. She and Dave also run their own business offering rc helicopter flight tuition.