Thursday, December 14, 2017

Flying and Gliding for the Disabled

ABLEize highlights clubs that offer accessible flying and gliding lessons for the disabled and special needs person wishing to learn to fly. If you’re disabled and looking for something thrilling and different, why not get into a cockpit and learn to fly or glide. Accessible flying training lessons for the disabled are out there and can be a great recreational activity. Chocs away!

25,000,000 Unique Hits and Counting

British Disabled Flying Association with details of planes for hire to disabled licence holders and trial flights. Includes flying video clips and learn to fly details.

Teaches physically disabled people to fly with accessible lessons at the Sarum Airfield in Wiltshire. Details of adapted Microlight aircraft and trial flights.

Offers accessible flying lessons at locations throughout the UK with prices and online voucher purchasing.

Provides accessible hang gliding and paragliding information for the disabled, advice and services to people with disabilities. Includes photo gallery and contact.

Assisting nearly 300 disabled people into a flying scholarship. Includes those with cerebral palsy, rheumatoid arthritis, MS, ME, spina bifida and poliomyelitis. Gloucestershire based.

An Oxfordshire gliding club that has the availability of an adapted glider with hand controls. View club details, prices and how to join.

Offering trial gliding lessons and full membership to people with physical disabilities, hearing and sight impairments in Ulster. Provides a glideability brochure and details of help boarding the aircraft along with contacts to go along and give gliding a try.

A Scottish charity assisting disabled people to enjoy flying in modified gliders. Includes details of trial flights for all disabilities and highlights the airfield facilities, prices and contacts. Includes video clips and images.


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