Prince William Will Donate Full Salary From His Job as Helicopter Pilot to Charity


Prince William Will Donate Full Salary From His Job as Helicopter Pilot to Charity
The Duke of Cambridge will be the first member of the Royal family who will take job as a helicopter pilot with East Anglian Air Ambulance.


The palace reveals in a press release published on Thursday, August 7 that Prince William is set to become a helicopter pilot with East Anglian Air Ambulance. William will work as a co-pilot in Spring 2015 after completing a mandatory training period this fall and winter.

William's upcoming job will be based at Cambridge and Norwich Airports where he will fly both day and night shifts. After another training period, the Duke of Cambridge will be qualified to fly as a helicopter commander.

William is the first member of the Royal family who will be formally employed by Bond Air Services. The palace claims the salary that Kate Middleton's husband will receive in the future will be donated "in full" to charity.

William will start training for his Air Transport Pilot's Licence (Helicopter) in September. The training, which is estimated to take at least five months to complete, includes 14 examinations and a flight test.

Although this job will be William's "primary occupation," the palace explains that "his roster will take into account the duties and responsibilities he will continue to undertake on behalf of The Queen, both in the United Kingdom and overseas. The Duke will also continue his work with his patronages and with the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry."

The palace adds that William's job as the helicopter pilot "will build on the duke's operational experience in the Royal Air Force search and rescue force. During this time he undertook more than 150 search and rescue operations."

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS
Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

  random image 
TODAY'S HEADLINES
  1. Tiger Woods and Katharine McPhee Threaten to Sue Porn Site After Nude Photos Leak
  2. Kristen Stewart Fights Back After Her Nude Photos With GF Stella Maxwell Leaked
  3. These Two Horror Directors in Contention for 'Justice League Dark'
  4. Margot Robbie Is Unrecognizable as Queen Elizabeth I on Set of 'Mary Queen of Scots'
  5. Bodybuilder Dallas McCarver Dies Possibly After Choking on Food
  6. Adam Lambert Says He'd Love to Be Judge on 'American Idol' Revival
  7. Celebrities Who Had Scary Ghost Encounters
  8. Madonna Rings in Birthday With All Her Six Children in Italy
  9. Johnny Depp's Daughter Lily-Rose Gets Topless in New Racy Photos
  10. 'Outlander' Debuts New Heartbreaking Trailer for Season 3