Having joined the Royal Air Force shortly after the Second World War, DAVID OGILVY served as a pilot for six years, ﬂying types ranging from the Tiger Moth to the Mosquito and Meteor, while also co-founding the Vintage Aeroplane Club. There then followed a remarkable career in civil aviation, particularly in terms of historic aircraft. Away from the cockpit, David has been associated with many organisations, serving for more than twenty-five years on both the National Air Trafﬁc Management Advisory Committee and the General Aviation Safety Council. Until his death in July 2023 David was also President of today’s Vintage Aircraft Club and a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society. David was awarded the OBE ‘for services to aviation’ in 1996.