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Fri, Jun 24, 2022

Perchance to… Fly

Armchair Airshow Begets Fourfold Success

Aerobility, the UK-based charity that provides disabled individuals access to the exhilaration and independence of flight,  states that the success of its Armchair Airshow in conjunction with the generosity of its donors has increased the scope of the organization’s charitable work fourfold.

In total, Aerobility now has the means to provide 32 flying experiences for disabled people. Last year’s show funded eight.

The experiences—which are offered free of charge—enable individuals otherwise hard-pressed to experience the empowering freedom of flight to venture aloft in one of Aerobility’s aircraft.

This year’s Armchair Airshow, which was broadcast live from London Biggin Hill Airport, is still available to view online at www.ArmchairAirshow.com. The 2022 show has thus far generated more than £65,000–nearly 50% more than the 2021 event.

Mike Miller-Smith, CEO of Hampshire-based Aerobility, states: “We are humbled that so many have once again dug deep and supported our work. This has delivered a massive boost in capacity to our over-subscribed services, meaning we can take more people into the skies, changing their perspective on the world and their personal capabilities forever.”

This year’s Armchair Airshow featured world record holders Zara Rutherford and Travis Ludlow who, as teenagers, both independently circumnavigated the world by air; and an interview with Squadron Leader Graeme Muscat, Team Leader, the Red Arrows, a.k.a. Red 10. The show also delved into questions the likes of: Can Concorde fly through Tower Bridge? and Can a 737 be looped?
 
The Armchair Airshow Scholarship Fund will open for applications on 01 August. On offer will be a mix of Flying Experience Days and 5-hour Flying Scholarships. Keep an eye on the Aerobility website and social media for details.

Aerobility espouses the belief that taking the controls of an aircraft drives a focus on capability and encourages disabled individuals to ask the question, If I can fly an airplane, what else can I do?

Through flight, Aerobility strives to encourage increased life ambition, leading to improved life opportunity, thereby driving its beneficiaries toward more independent and personally fulfilling lives.

FMI: www.aerobility.com

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