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Creative Airplane Building Challenge

Aerobility, an aviation charity that offers disabled people the opportunity to fly and participate in aviation-based activities, has launched the Spirit of Aviation Challenge to support disabled people who might struggle during self-isolation.

Open to anyone, the challenge is to build, launch and film a plane at home before uploading it to Aerobility’s open ‘Spirit of Aviation’ Facebook Group, using the tag #FLYAEROBILITY. For some, their idea may be a paper plane, while for others it may get more technical; whichever it is, the aircraft must be made from everyday materials found at home, and all planes will be judged equally by Aerobility’s panel of experts for their ability in the air as well as their style and design.

The winner will get the chance to fly in a light aircraft with Squadron Leader Martin Pert, team leader of The Red Arrows, while the winning plane will be showcased at Aerobility’s Headquarters in Blackbushe, Hampshire in the UK.

For more information about how to get involved and to download a pack, visit Entries are open until 30 June.

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