Karl was born with Spina Bifida. He also suffers from Hydrocephalus or water on the brain. In 2011 he was also diagnosed with Osteomyelitis and managed the condition for seven years until multiple infections resulted in a below knee amputation of his right leg.

“I have wanted to apply for a FSDP scholarship for the last four years but my life and my health always got in the way. I have had personal problems to deal with around my family or I have ended up fighting with my health or been in hospital. I now feel that my life has turned a corner and this year I was determined to complete my FSDP application.

Learning to fly would give me a new challenge and focus in life. I hope it will be something I could do regardless of my limitations on the ground due my disability” ”

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