Helping Wings is a Jersey charity, with the aim of sharing the excitement of flying in a light aircraft with local disadvantaged children and teenagers who would not otherwise get the chance. Since 2008 with the support of our members, partners, and pilots, over 150 children have enjoyed a day out at the aero club.
To quote one parent today was a life changing experience...
Plans are also being made to provide pilot training and flight experience for the physically disabled, of all ages, using a special adaptation to the aircraft controls.
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News from your local flying charity…HELPING WINGS
10 May 2021
Great news…after a frustrating year and a half, Helping Wings is up in the air again!
Helping Wings / Wetwheels Joint Day
05 Jul 2019
Four years ago Helping Wings and Wetwheels had the idea of combining forces for a joint event. The plan was to take a party of local disadvantaged and disabled people across to Guernsey for the day. Half the group would fly with Helping Wings, the other would sail with Wetwheels then everyone would swap mode of transport for the return.
Helping Wings Day, April 2019
06 Apr 2019
Whenever Helping Wings has a Flying event, the weather always has a say - of course. In recent times poor weather has caused some disappointment and a lot of re-scheduling but not at this year’s Young People’s Day held on Saturday , 6th April.