Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Tag: Flying

Record-breaking wheelchair team pulls plane at Heathrow to help disabled flying charity

https://youtu.be/0myh0ib7T7g UK charity Aerobility has joined forces with British Airways and Heathrow Airport Ltd to set a new record for the Heaviest aircraft pulled over...

Two pilots in wheelchairs create history in UAE

Duo lands in UAE as part of global mission to raise awareness about disability Dubai: Two paraplegic pilots on wheelchairs have created history in UAE...

Paralyzed Veterans of America Applauds Passage of Bill Making Air Travel More Accessible

Passage comes following the 32nd anniversary of the original landmark Air Carrier Access Act designed to protect passengers with disabilities WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/...

Quadriplegic Argentine finds adrenaline rush with racing drone

https://youtu.be/FINbdXiHEmg Agustín Zanoli loved the rush of riding motorcycles and ATVs, but after an accident left him paralyzed, he was unable to participate in some...

He can’t fly planes, so quadriplegic Charles Brice started a business filming with drones

CHARLES Brice always planned on a career above the clouds — he just imagined it would involve flying planes, not drones. Mr Brice, 26, was...

Wheels Up: A Quadriplegic Pilot’s Inspirational Journey

GASTONIA, NC -- A 28-year-old North Carolina pharmacist is pushing physical limitations, conquering stereotypes, soaring to new heights and defying gravity.  By sharing his...

All Wheels Up Wants You to be Able to Stay in Your Wheelchair While...

https://youtu.be/mGQmrXEo9Rc The advocacy group All Wheels Up thinks you should be able to stay in your wheelchair while you are flying, if that’s your preference....

BOOK: Air Travel for Wheelchair Users

Are you a wheelchair user and want to learn about the process of traveling by plane before you take off for the first time? Or perhaps you’re a frequent flier and would just like to learn how to make the process easier for future flights? If you have ever wished that there was a guide to accessible air travel, this is the book for you!

Quadrocopters for quadriplegics: New tech allows disabled to ‘pilot drone over Grand Canyon’

A British AI specialist, struck down with quadriplegia in his twenties, has modified a quadrocopter so that it can be flown with only eye...

Paralysis can’t ground aviator

He returns to flying not long after road accident, will race in Nev. event AVIATOR RETURNS AFTER WRECK Steve Griff never gave up hope when...