Wingwalk 2022 - East Cheshire Hospice

Wingwalk 2022

Monday 11th July 2022 could be the day that you take the skies for East Cheshire Hospice!

 

Are you ready to take on this truly awesome challenge and do something amazing to support your local Hospice? Sign up today and experience the thrill of a lifetime this summer!

Flown by a professional wingwalking display pilot, you will take to the skies on the top wing of a Boeing Stearman biplane and experience an exciting series of flypasts, zoom climbs, steep dives and banks in front of the family and friends you bring along on the day.

Expect to be overwhelmed with excitement from the roar of the 450hp engine, that will guarantee you the most dramatic, thrilling and most powerful ride available in the UK!

As the propeller in front of you reaches speeds of 760mph, your adrenaline will hit new heights as the aircraft builds momentum for lift off!

Feel the sense of freedom as you fly through the air, taking in the stunning views, whilst waving to friends and family down below…

To read an article on last year’s wingwalk event, click here.

 

Company: AeroSuperBatics

Location: RFC Rendcomb Airfield, The Whiteway, Cirencester, Glos GL7 7DF

First time wingwalkers will be in the air for approx. 8-10 minutes at around 600ft. You will be able to have a little chat with the pilot before you fly to discuss whether you want a more gentle flight or a more extreme experience. If you have done a wingwalk before with AeroSuperBatics, you also have the option of a more intense experience, including loop-the-loops and barrel rolls at heights up to 2,500ft!

 

Photos from Wingwalk 2021

 

Regulations are that all wingwalkers must be:

  • At least 18 years old
  • No taller than 6ft 2”
  • No shorter than 4ft
  • No heavier than 14 stone (88kg)
  • Waist measurement, whilst wearing warm clothing and a jacket must be 40” or less
  • Able to climb completely unassisted up to and down from the top wing of one of our Boeing Stearman biplanes.  This is a steep climb of approximately 10ft / 3m, but you will be given full guidance by our professional wingwalker
  • *Have not suffered any of the following conditions: Epilepsy, fits, severe head injury, recurrent blackouts, fainting fits or giddiness, disease of the brain or nervous system, high blood pressure, heart or lung disease, recurrent weakness or dislocation of any limb, diabetes, mental illness, drug or alcohol addiction.

* If you suffer from any of these conditions, you will not necessarily be ruled out and should speak directly with AeroSuperBatics, who will advise as to whether or not you are fit to fly.

 

Payment Breakdown:

£150 non-refundable deposit upon registration, and then raise a minimum sponsorship of £500.

  • £150 deposit upon booking
  • £250 by 3 weeks prior to event
  • £250 by 4 months after the event date

 

As always, the registration fee covers the cost of the event and any additional sponsorship raised goes directly towards the vital care provided by the Hospice. It costs £7,500 to keep the Hospice running for 1 day, so every penny that you can raise is important. You may never know exactly how your support will help but you can be assured that the impact your support will have on local families who can benefit from the Hospice services at one of the most difficult and emotional times will be huge and ever so appreciated.

 

If you are planning to book a hotel for this event, we advise that you do so ASAP as they will be booked up quickly! However, please note that this challenge may be postponed at short notice due to weather conditions such as rain or high winds on the day. Therefore we strongly advise that any hotel or travel arrangements are booked with a refund flexible date option.

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Challenge

Date:
11 July 2022

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