Magpas

Clinical Documentation

Magpas Air Ambulance Wing Walk

The ultimate bucket list challenge: get the adrenaline pumping as you take to the skies and make memories to last a lifetime during our charity wing walk!

Wing Walk Challenge Details

helen-wingwalking-2961-1288x1288-1-3

As a Magpas Air Ambulance challenger you’ll receive:

This challenge is provided by Life Changing Challenges. If you have any specific questions about the challenge, just get in touch with our fundraising team.

Logistics

All wing walkers must be at least 18 years old. If you are over 65 years of age, your GP will need to pre-sign your medical declaration form before arrival.

There is an upper weight limit of 85kg (13 stone 3 lbs).

 

Warm, but not bulky, clothing (no puffer coats, hoodies or scarves). Soft soled flat shoes (plimsolls or trainers) and, if you wish, gloves. You will be provided with goggles and ear plugs.

All your friends and family will be more than welcome to join in the experience. There is a café on site as well as a large garden area with unrestricted views of your experience.

Yes, all wing walkers will be given goggles to wear during the flight and we have some larger goggles which fit over goggles. Please note you are not permitted to wear contact lenses for health and safety reasons.

The flight lasts approximately 10 minutes from take-off to landing.

You will contact you the day before with a text message confirming your flight. If the weather is not suitable and your flight is postponed you can reschedule for another date of your choice.

All wing walkers will need to be able to climb unassisted onto the wing of the aeroplane, which will require a level of flexibility. A member of the crew will help you climb up.

Wing walkers may communicate with the pilot via hand signals during the flight, this will be explained during the safety briefing before your wing walk.