General Aviation including gliding is facing an unprecedented threat from the growth of restricted, ie controlled, airspace.
The system that approves new controlled airspace is broken. We have to work ever closer together within GA to push back against unreasonable demands for airspace, as well as demand that the regulator frees up unused controlled airspace for the public good.
Although much of the work is carried out by volunteers, inevitably there can be significant costs. Legal support isn’t cheap!
A group of experienced and well respected trustees including Sir John Allison, Peter Harvey and John Williams are putting in place the strong governance needed to manage a large fund. You can read more here.