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Wing Walking in Kent

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  • 10 minute wing walking flight.
  • Choose between a midweek or a weekend voucher.
  • Fly on the top wing of a Boeing Stearman.
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Overview

Pure exhilaration, maximum levels of adrenaline and an excitement overload – this is the daredevil activity of wing walking!

Be strapped in a standing position to the top of a Boeing Stearman biplane, while it courses through the air at speeds of up to 130mph.

The rush of wing walking puts rollercoasters to shame. The anticipation while waiting to take off, and the completely unique sensation of lifting off the ground while on top of a plane, is a buzz that anyone will get a kick out of! Looking straight out at open air as you fly through the sky, really is something to behold.

An incredible gift for the daredevil in your life, and for those that want to experience everything they can and conquer all of their fears! If you’re going to go walking, why not go wing walking!

Head on over to the Headcorn Aerodrome near Ashford in Kent, for your wild, wing-tastic ride! The garden of England is a superb area to fly around, while strapped to the top wing of a plane. This is a real bucket list visit, at one of the busiest airfields in the south east.

Feel the rush of the wind making your cheeks wobble and the tingle of the hairs on your arms standing on end, as you complete fly by after fly by for your adoring fans down at ground level!

Your adrenaline levels will be pumping higher and higher as each trick gets more and more exciting, while your expert pilot puts you through your wing walking paces!

You can bring up to 50 friends with you to watch your big performance, to come along with you on your ride of a lifetime.

To commemorate your outstanding day in Kent, you’ll be given a personalised wing walking certificate to treasure for all time.

Walk on sunshine in the beautiful garden of England!

About this product

  • Selected dates between April and October
  • Choose from a weekday only voucher or to include weekend availability opt for the anytime voucher
  • Weekday sessions generally take place on Mondays and Thursdays
  • Displays can be scheduled to take place between 10am and 4pm
  • Numbers for each date are limited and operate on a first come first serve basis
  • All flights are weather dependant, if your display is cancelled due to poor weather an alternative date will be arranged
  • Headcorn Aerodrome, Kent
  • Please be aware that wing walking carries a higher risk than a 'normal' airline flight and these risks will be clearly explained to you on the day
  • Wing walkers must be between 18 and 80 years old
  • You must be over 5ft tall (152cm)
  • You must weigh less than 13 stone 4 lb (85kg)
  • Participants will be weighed on the day. If over the weight limit you will forfeit your experience
  • You need to be able to climb up to the top wing of the aircraft (around 10 feet)
  • You cannot take part if you have or are suffering from Epilepsy, fits, severe head injury, blackouts, fainting 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 although if managed by diet or medication you may be able to participate and should contact your GP/Consultant
  • If you have any pre existing medical conditions which you feel may prevent you from taking part you should consult your doctor
  • You cannot fly if you are pregnant
  • All wingwalkers will be required to sign a disclaimer prior to taking part
  • You will be securely attached to the aircraft at all times using a purpose built CAA approved harness and rig
  • You should wear a couple of layers of close fitting comfortable clothing and flat soled lace up footwear
  • Earplugs and goggles are provided
  • Jewellery will need to be removed for the display
  • Pets are not allowed on the airfield
  • You cannot consume alcohol or drugs before a flight, tests my be applied if you are suspected of breaking these rules
  • Individuals with additional needs or requirements CAN WING WALK!
  • If you find it difficult to participate in able-bodied activities but still want to be challenged and push your limits, Wingwalking may be perfect
  • Triple amputees along with deaf and blind individuals have experienced wing walking
  • Please check with our customer services team to discuss individual requirements
  • You can invite up to 50 guests to watch
  • Great opportunities for photographs and video recordings to be taken
  • The airfield has a club house with an outside spectator area providing
  • Car parking, toilets and catering facilities are located on site
  • This experience is approved by the CAA and you are permitted to raise money or be sponsored whilst Wing Walking at this location
  • Team Wing Walk events provide 5 individual flights - why not challenge your friends to a Wing Walking Challenge
  • Groups of 10+ can also be accommodated and include a free lunch - please call us for details

Product code: itb016

What do you get

  • Enjoy the experience of wing walking
  • Full pre-flight briefing and training with detailed instructions on use of the rig and belts, breathing techniques and hand signals
  • Stand on the wing of an authentic Boeing Stearman Biplane as a highly qualified pilot completes a variety of flypasts and manoeuvres
  • Receive a personalised Wing Walk Experience certificate
  • Allow spending up to an hour on site, the flight itself will last 10 minutes
  • Invite up to 50 friends or family to watch your wingwalk experience
  • A recording of your flight is available for an additional charge (currently £40). Two high resolution cameras fitted to the aircraft creating a two picture split screen video including pilot commentary, airspeed and altitude
  • Please note that it is a condition of CAA approval that you must be fully aware that Wing Walking carries a higher risk than a normal commercial flight (e.g when you fly on holiday). The operator of these experiences will brief you clearly on the risks that have been identified and how they have been mitigated to make the experiences as safe as possible. You will receive an in depth briefing on the day of your flight and have the opportunity to ask any questions before signing a disclaimer, confirmation of briefing and risk acceptance.

Delivery

  • UK Standard (2-5 working days) is available for this item
  • UK Next Working Day, Europe and Worldwide delivery is not available for this product.

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