Can I use Wingly as a person with reduced mobility?
Whether or not a person with reduced mobility can take a Wingly flight depends on the type of aircraft. On some models (low wing) you have to climb over the wing to get into the plane, so unfortunately it is not possible for persons with reduced mobility to fly in such a plane. However, if the aircraft is a so-called high wing aircraft (e.g. Cessna 172) it is possible for them to fly in such an aircraft. To ensure that everything runs smoothly, the following two points are of central importance.
- Not all pilots have access to a high wing aircraft, so it is very important to inform the pilot in advance that you are restricted in your mobility. The pilot can then check whether a suitable aircraft is available.
- It is a great help to have an accompanying person who helps to lift the person in question into the aircraft.
If you would like any further information or if you have any questions, please feel free to contact us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at +44 7782 358860 . We will be happy to assist you from Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 5.30 pm.
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