Start Date - Saturday 17 June 2023

End Date - Saturday 17 June 2023

Venue - Headcorn Aerodrome

Time - From 11:00am

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This truly is the flight of a lifetime.

 

Heart of Kent Hospice will be taking over Headcorn Aerodrome on 17 June for our annual Wing Walk Day. Join our brave team of fundraisers to feel the adrenaline take over as you head to the clouds and get fantastic views of the Kent countryside on top of a Boeing Stearman. The flight will be a tailored experience, with dips and dives added for the more adventurous and plenty of time to wave to your adoring friends and family on the ground. We use The Wing Walk Company for our wing walks, you can see more about them on their website: https://thewingwalkcompany.com/

Registration Fee: £50

Minimum Sponsorship: £800 

You will receive a welcome email, fundraising tips and advice, regular updates from your 1-1 contact from the Fundraising Team, a bespoke ‘I took to the skies’ t-shirt and unlimited support before, during and after your Wing Walk. 

What do I need to know before signing up?

  • The Wing Walker must be aged between 18-80 years of age (80 is flexible as long as they are physically able to get up onto the plane) 
  • The Wing Walker must weigh no more than 85kg (13st 4lb) 
  • If the Wing Walker suffers from high blood pressure, epilepsy, fainting, blackouts / dizziness, heart or lung disease they cannot participate. If their medical condition is being managed; they may be able to participate and should discuss this with their GP / Consultant and provide proof of this before they fly. 
  • If the Wing Walker suffers from drug or alcohol addiction, mental health issues, or are pregnant they will not be able to participate. 
  • All Wing Walkers receive a safety briefing before flying  
  • Their flight lasts approximately 10 minutes  
  • Friends and family can come watch from the viewing areas at Headcorn to cheer them on 

If you have any questions or would like to find out more information please email one of our team on challenges@hokh.co.uk or call 01622 795692 ext 212.

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